Education and Teaching


Whether your interest is higher education or elementary school, there are various ways to pursue a career in education. While most fields require advanced degrees, there are many fellowship programs and other opportunities to gain experience while studying for advanced degrees. 

Industry Trends & Salary

Manhattan College Resources

Sample Employers

Sample Employers Based in NY

Sample Job Titles

  • Campus Manager
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Head Teacher
  • Program Facilitator
  • Project Manager
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Teacher Development Coordinator
  • Teacher Resident
  • Tutor

Job Listing Sites

  • Academic 360 - meta-collection of Internet resources for the academic job hunter, including job postings and lists of professional associations
  • Academic Careers Online - global academic job site for teaching jobs, education jobs,
  • research jobs, and professional jobs in education and academia
  • Academic Employment Network - postings of academic positions, including teaching, school administration, and other jobs in higher education
  • Academic Keys - database for academic employment which also offers comprehensive information about faculty, educational resources, research interests, and professional activities pertinent to institutions of higher education
  • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - organized by region, this database lists both faculty positions and administrative positions from a wide range of institutions 
  • Higher Ed - one of the largest job databases focused exclusively on college and university positions
  • CalWest - helps qualified K-12 educators find jobs as elementary teachers, secondary school teachers, and administrators in independent schools, private schools, and charter schools, throughout California and other western states
  • Carney, Sandoe, & Associates - firm providing recruitment, executive search, and strategic consulting services for independent schools
  • Match Corps - a one-year Urban Education fellowship program in which college graduates across the country commit to one year of public service as teachers in Boston
  • New York City Teaching Fellows - program that recruits and prepares high-quality, dedicated individuals to become teachers in New York City classrooms
  • Teach for America - the national corps of recent college graduates and professionals of all backgrounds who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools
  • International Educator - service for finding international teaching positions
  • Transitions Abroad - resources for teaching abroad
  • TESL Job Opportunities - resources and information regarding ESL/EFL employment

Professional Associations

Misc. Industry Resources & Links

  • Academic Position Network  - free service for individuals seeking information on career opportunities in higher education
  • Chronicle of Higher Education - the premier source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators
  • Faculty for the Future - organization that encourages women in their pursuit of academic careers in science and technology by providing funding for advanced graduate study
  • Inside Higher Ed - online source for news, opinions, and jobs for higher education
  • AGENT K-12 - career resources for K-12 educators and administrators, including job postings
  • U.S. Charter Schools - information and resources focusing on Charter Schools in the US
  • 50 State's Certification Requirements - University of Kentucky College of Education's website listing teacher certification requirements for the 50 States
  • Braintracks: Directory of the world’s colleges and universities

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