teachNOLA Certified Teachers gives experienced educators from across the country the chance to push their practice to the next level and find a teaching career in New Orleans.
FIND YOUR NEW ORLEANS DREAM JOB
New Orleans’ vibrant culture and natural beauty attracts people from across the country. The birthplace of jazz and Creole cuisine is also home to the country’s first all-charter school district. The city’s unique education landscape offers teachers exciting opportunities for career growth.
teachNOLA Certified Teachers helps you break into New Orleans’ trailblazing education ecosystem. You’ll network with educators and school leaders, as you take your instructional practice to the next level in our specialized professional development program. We’ll help you navigate New Orleans’ schools every step of the way and get your resume in front of principals looking for experienced teachers.
PUSH YOUR PRACTICE TO THE NEXT LEVEL
Certified teachers will join our Pre-Service Training (PST) Summer Academy, completing a five-week training program in New Orleans that is centered around a collaborative summer school teaching experience with one-to-one coaching. PST Summer Academy generally occurs from the end of May through the month of June and your full-time commitment is required. You will study proven teaching techniques and begin to develop the instructional skills and knowledge that great teachers use every day to advance student learning. You can expect to practice these techniques intensively, both with peers and with real students in summer school classrooms.
Working with other experienced teachers in New Orleans classrooms, you’ll practice identifying, preparing for, and delivering challenging content. You’ll receive immediate feedback as you hone your skills and witness students rise to the challenge of rigorous academic content. You’ll also explore how instructional choices can help show students you believe they can master grade-appropriate work, even when it’s challenging.
We’re looking for educators who want to level up their instructional practice while getting a head start on a career in New Orleans. teachNOLA Certified Teachers is designed for people with prior teaching experience or college seniors who plan to graduate with an education degree.
To be considered for the program, you must:
- Have or be eligible for a professional teaching license from any state
- Have at least one year of teaching experience, which can be student teaching experience