Montgomery is best known for its history as the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement, but Alabama’s capital city has developed in recent decades. Notably, a successful downtown revitalization project has brought apartments, restaurants, nightlife, and a minor league baseball team (The Montgomery Biscuits) to the city. The combination of an urban environment and a low cost of living make Montgomery a great place to teach.
According to a recent studies by Forbes and Kiplinger, Birmingham ranks nationally as the 12th most affordable metro area and fifth most affordable for renters – not bad for Alabama’s largest city. With money saved on living expenses, you’ll be able to enjoy the city’s lauded culinary scene more often. The University of Alabama at Birmingham offers opportunities to continue your education.
Huntsville is on the rise, the third-largest city in Alabama and growing faster than all the others. The “Rocket City” hosts NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, where kids all over the nation hope to attend Space Camp. You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to find a teaching job in Huntsville, but you’ll probably teach their children..
Southern Teachers can connect you with a teaching job in Huntsville at Randolph School and other schools in North Alabama.
Enjoy the beauty of the Gulf Coast when you find a teaching job in Mobile. From the Mardi Gras celebration to the historic buildings, Mobile resembles New Orleans, only smaller. Fresh seafood and nearby beaches will delight ocean lovers, and the downtown has been rejuvenated in recent years.
What has impressed us most has been the depth of their knowledge of their candidates and our school. Finding the right 'match' in hiring is tremendously important, and Southern Teachers gets it.
At each juncture in my career, I have reconnected with Southern Teachers. They are unique among teacher agencies in that they commit time and resources to knowing candidates and building partnerships with them.
Southern Teachers is one of the easiest placement organizations I have worked with. Your staff is accessible, supportive, and sustains a high level of engagement. Your website is easy to navigate and the video introductions of candidates are a real plus.
Southern Teachers has been a great long-term partner in our hiring. Taking the time and making the effort to know our school and its culture has built a relationship that has allowed you to send us better candidates.
Registration is open for our Best of the South fair on February 2nd in Charlotte. Log into your STAR account and register now!
The 10th annual Student Art Contest has begun! Art teachers at member schools should register in order to submit artwork.
This majestic creature symbolizes many different things in cultures around the world, but we selected it as our icon because the elephant and the agency have key traits in common.