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Graduating Students

Thought about teaching after you graduate?  If so, we're here to help you find a job!

Our free service helps teachers find jobs at K-12, college-preparatory, private/independent schools all around the South.

How does it work?

 Apply: fill out an online application with Southern Teachers
• Schedule: If we can help in your job search, your assigned Placement Counselor will schedule an interview to know the parameters of your search
• Connect: Your placement counselor will help identify the best job opportunities and start connecting you with schools

Am I qualified?

• Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree, Doctorate Degree
• Teacher Certification required if teaching Elementary grades
• For secondary school positions, certification is a plus, but not mandatory
• Passion for working with kids and sharing your love for athletics or extracurricular activities
• Desire to motivate K-12 students

Learn More:
Guidelines for Applying
Candidate Requirements
About Independent Schools
Our Member Schools
Why the South?


Want to Meet Us?

We’re here to answer your questions about independent schools and Southern Teachers' services.

Our recruiters vist many colleges and universities each season, so check our Recruiting Schedule to see if we're visiting your school this semester.

If you can't find us on your school's career services website, feel free to set up a time to chat with one of our recruiters using this calendar; or send your questions to Recruiter@SouthernTeachers.com.

2022 Southern Teachers Job Fairs

Active Southern Teachers candidates are also eligible to interview directly with our member schools at our Job Fairs

•  Atlanta Fair: Feb. 5


College Faculty & Staff

Questions about what we do?

We'd be delighted to speak with you about our services for graduating students seeking jobs or send you information to distribute.

If you'd like for one of our recruiters to speak with a group of your students, we'd love to schedule a session.


  • 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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