Career Services offers job search assistance to education majors as they journey into the field of teaching.

Resources for Teacher Job Candidates

Job-Search Timetable for Education Majors
A handy guide designed to help you organize your job search and use your time wisely.              

Annual Job Search Handbook for Educators

Published by the American Association for Employment in Education, Inc., this annual guidebook provides a wealth of tips and hints for the teacher job search.  It is distributed to students during student teaching seminar sessions in the fall and spring. It is also available in our Career Library.

Sample Job Search Materials for Teacher Job Candidates

The links to the following handouts will help you prepare for your teacher job search:

Job-Search Timetable for Education Majors
Teacher Resume Example
Teacher Cover Letter Example
Sample Teacher Interview Questions
Interview Dress for Success Tips
Professional Dress Examples 
Teacher Job Fair Tips

Two Teacher Career Fairs

Southwest Ohio/Northern Kentucky Education Career Fair
Tues., March 19, 2019 at Xavier University Cintas Center

  • 75+ organizations from tri-state and nationwide
  • 8:30 - 9:15 am: Check-in
  • 9:15 - 9:30 am: Orientation
  • 9:30 - 11:30 am: Networking Fair
  • 12:20 - 5 pm: Optional Interviews
  • Concessions available during lunch for low-cost food/beverage options
  • NOTE: This event for graduating students/graduates only
  • Searchable list of employers for 2019
  • For more details, click the link above.

NKU Teacher Career Fair
Mon., April 29, 2019 in UC lobbies (2nd and 3rd floor)

  • 3 - 4:30 pm
  • Graduating students: Network with school districts an hour before the 4:15 pm Recognition Ceremony (UC Ballroom)!
  • Sophomores and Juniors: Meet school districts and make a great impression as you consider your student teaching!

Employment, Licensure/Certification, School Resources

Job Listings (K-12)
Certification and Licensure
School Information

Also, visit websites of specific school districts of interest.




Teacher career fair photo

Teacher Career Fair Preparation

Want to really shine at the Teacher Career Fairs? View Training Session for Teacher Career Fairs to learn helpful tips for making the most of the fair, including how to get ready for the fair, how to approach employers, and what to do after the fair.

Seminar Presentation

Click here for the PowerPoint presentation from the Education Seminar, which covers Resumes, Cover Letters, Professional Dress, and more.