* If you are NOT LOOKING FOR A TEACHER OR COUNSELOR POSITION, please return to the Office of Talent page to review other employment opportunities with the School District of Philadelphia.
** If you are a CURRENT TEACHER with the School District of Philadelphia, DO NOT complete this application. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your request.
*** If you are a FORMER TEACHER of the School District of Philadelphia who WORKED FOR TWO OR MORE YEARS and have been gone for less than 4 years, please complete the Restoration to Service form for 2014-2015 (Teachers).
**** If you are a FORMER TEACHER of the School District of Philadelphia who WORKED FOR LESS THAN TWO YEARS and are trying to return to service, please email email@example.com with a a copy of your resume attached.
***** If you are a FORMER TEACHER who is on APPROVED CHARTER LEAVE from the School District of Philadelphia and have been gone for less than five years, please complete the Restoration from Charter Leave for 2014-2015.
Dear Prospective Teacher,
We are pleased that you are interested in teaching with the School District of Philadelphia. We are always searching for exceptional teachers who are committed to helping our students achieve. In order to begin the application process, please complete our on-line application below.
School District of Philadelphia high need areas for certified teachers are:
Candidates who are dually certified in:
English/Social Studies 7-12
Mathematics/Science (Chemistry, Physics)
Middle Level Math/Middle Level Science
Elementary Education - BILINGUAL ONLY (Spanish, Russian, Cambodian/Khmer, Chinese/Mandarin)
Elementary/Secondary School Counselor - BILINGUAL ONLY (Spanish)
Music (General Vocal and Instrumental)
Science (Chemistry, Physics)
Special Education with Secondary Certification
Speech Language Impaired
Please note that being certified in one or more of the above mentioned subjects does not guarantee an interview. While applications are continuously accepted, Recruiters review and contact candidates as per the needs of the District.
If you are certified in a different state, please contact the Pennsylvania Department of Education (717-787-3356) to apply for PA certification. If you are not certified in any state, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
At the time of the interview, you must submit a PA Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse clearance, FBI clearance, proof of certification, and two letters of recommendation.
The School District of Philadelphia does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, or disability.
Thank you for your interest in serving the students of Philadelphia.
The Office of Talent