What is it?

The Friday Evening Star is an email blast sent every Friday at 5:00 pm ET that consists of a simple digest of that week’s new administrative opportunities.  It’s sent to over 35,000 educators across the country, and the remarkable bit is that over 30% of the recipients open it each week!


For Schools

We select the listings that appear in the Star from the administrative jobs that schools have posted with Southern Teachers.  It’s a free service for schools and one of the most powerful advertising venues available for independent schools in the South that are seeking administrative talent.  Even candidates not actively seeking new positions enjoy reading the Star every Friday afternoon.


For Candidates

It’s been a long week, but you know the weekend has arrived when the Star hits your inbox.  You’re probably not looking for a new job, but you may know the perfect person for one of the listed positions.  Shooting the Star to your acquaintances may help a school find the new leader it badly needs.  And your friends can subscribe to the Star, as well.  It’s free!


  • 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.

    DuBose EglestonCharleston, SC

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  • 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.

    Marie Reed Charlottesville, VA

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  • 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.

    Garhett WagersHouston, TX

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Latest News

  • Job Fairs in 2023

    Southern Teachers will hold three Job Fairs in 2023.

    Join us for an in-person Fair in Atlanta, a Virtual Fair in Texas, and a Virtual Fair in Florida.

    All active Southern Teachers candidates are eligible and encouraged to participate!

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  • We're Hiring!

    Are you interested in helping teachers find great jobs? Southern Teachers is currently accepting applications for a Search Coordinator and Placement Counselor in our office in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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  • 2023 Student Art Contest is Now Open!

    Our 14th Annual Student Art Contest is open for submissions!  Students at member school in grades 8-12 are eligible to participate. One art teacher from each member school should register to coordinate submissions.  

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    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.

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