Southern Teachers Interviews

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A Southern Teachers representative is visiting Georgia Tech to interview students who would like to learn more about great teaching jobs at K-12 private/independent schools.


The interview day is:

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Students should submit resumes to Career Services via CareerBuzz

Resume submission deadline:  Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Southern Teachers helps college graduates find great jobs in college-preparatory schools around the South.


The teaching environment in these private/independent schools can be wonderful because of their small class sizes, their college-bound students, and their close-knit communities.  At independent schools, quality isn’t just about test scores and college acceptances; it’s also the unique way that teachers maximize the potential of their students.


While successful progress through a teacher-education program is essential for some of these jobs (e.g., for elementary teachers), for many positions a teaching certificate is not required.  Math majors can be hired to teach math; Spanish majors can teach Spanish, etc.  Candidates do, however, need a strong academic record and the personal characteristics that will enable them to manage and motivate K-12 students.  To summarize:  Teacher certification is not required for most jobs.