Austin is the nation’s fastest growing city and for good reason! According to U.S. News and World Report, Austin was ranked as the best place to live in the United States. Austin was also named the Live Music capital of the world and has numerous music venues and local bands. The food scene is also a big draw with world famous barbeque and Tex-Mex. The weather might get hot, but there are plenty of natural springs and lakes to cool you off. Come teach in Austin at schools such as Hill Country Christian, St. Andrew's Episcopal or St. Stephen's Episcopal.
Dallas offers a mix of big city excitement and quiet, suburban living. The city features trendy bars, great retail shops, and a wide variety of restaurants, while in the suburbs you can still get a small-town feel. Dallas is home to the legendary State Fair of Texas, five professional sports teams, and the largest urban arts district in the nation. It is safe to say there is something for everyone in Dallas.
There are many reasons to live in Houston, but one that stands out is the easy access to the Gulf of Mexico beaches. Sylvan Beach Park is only a quick 30 minute drive from downtown. Houston also has a bustling social scene—six major sports teams call Houston home, and the premier arenas attract musicians and entertainers to the city.
Texas is the biggest state in the nation and has a growing population. Among the U.S. fastest growing cities, Texas had five. Come to Texas for the warmth, food, or kind people. The Lone Star State makes a great place to start, or continue, your teaching career.
Oklahoma offers a diverse landscape that includes The Great Plains, hills, lakes and forests. The two biggest cities in Oklahoma are Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Oklahoma City has much to offer, including “Bricktown,” a district near downtown that is full of restaurants, microbreweries, retail, and entertainment. In addition to these cities Oklahoma has great college towns that are popular destinations as well, including Norman and Stillwater.
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.
Dr. Cyndy Weldon-Lassiter leads Southern Teachers' Equity Division after spending 28 years in independent schools as a teacher and administrator. Formerly VAIS President and Head of School at St. Andrew’s School, Cyndy received her B.A. and M.T. from VCU, and her Ed.D. in Curriculum and Teaching from Columbia University.
We are pleased to announce we have recently placed Dr. Niesha Keemer as the Head of Lower School at McLean School.
Are you interested in helping teachers find great jobs? Southern Teachers is currently accepting applications for a placement counselor in our office in Charlottesville, Virginia.
We are delighted to announce the winners of our 13th annual Student Art Contest! This summer we will mail our SY 2022-23 Art Calendar to more than 2,000 schools around the country.
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.