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.
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.
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.
Warren's 35-year career in education has included service as a teacher, dean, college advisor, academic affairs director, and division director at independent schools in several Southern states. Most recently he was the founding Upper School Director at Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill. We are honored that he now brings his knowledge and proven understanding of schools' needs as our North & South Carolina Consultant.
A Certified Master Athletic Administrator, Tim joins our team after nearly two decades at Kentucky Country Day School and prior stints at Porter-Gaud and Darlington School. With his well-known success in developing athletics programs at independent schools, Tim brings a unique skill set to his work as Athletics Consultant. He conducts our new Athletic Director mentoring program and advises in Athletics Administration searches.
Throughout her nearly 15 years at St. Mary's Episcopal School in Memphis, Tennessee, Kirk invested deeply in her school community, first as a teacher and then as a key staff member in admissions, advancement, and communications. Her priorities are family and education, and her positive energy is contagious. She brings a wealth of experience and joy to her new role as ST's Consultant to schools in Georgia and the MidSouth States.
Southern Teachers will hold our Atlanta Job Fair in 2022.
All active Southern Teachers candidates are eligible and encouraged to participate!
Registration is not yet open.
Proof of full vaccination will be required for participation.
In our groundbreaking Leadership Study based on assessments of almost 250 sitting heads of school, you'll read about the specific personality traits that distinguish independent school leaders. Nine reports published serially this fall on topics such as Ambition, Learning Approaches, and Interpersonal Sensitivity. Does your personality predict your performance?
Our 13th Annual Student Art Contest will begin accepting submissions on October 31. Students at member school in grades 8-12 are eligible to participate. One art teacher from each member school should register to coordinate submissions.
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.