Resources for your job search
"I attended Bank Street over 10 years ago and am so fortunate to have had the experience. Now, as the director of an elementary school in the position to hire teachers, I only hire Bank Street graduates. I know they are the very best!"
— Suzanne, Bank Street alumna
The Career Services Office serves as a career resource and information center. Career Services are provided to alumni and to students matriculated in degree programs. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the variety of services the office has to offer at the beginning of their matriculation.
Services and resources include listings of current job openings, a reference book library, a collection of sample cover letters and résumés, and school directories. Résumé and interview skills workshops are offered throughout the year; check the schedule of upcoming events. Students are encouraged to meet with the director to discuss strategies to be used during the job search process, such as how to organize a job search, networking, and researching schools, institutions and agencies.
We are excited to announce our new online system called CareerConnect, our new automated job sytem for Bank Street students and alumni. Through this site you will be able to keep your profile updated, view and apply for jobs, as well as RSVP for job fairs and workshops. Click here to review our Student/Alumni User Guide.
Are you interested in listing job openings with the Career Services Office? Employers are encouraged to go to the employer login page and click on "Click Here to Register". You may also review our Employer User Guide to help you navigate our new online automated job system. Created with you in mind, this new site provides participating employers with the ability to: Visit one centralized online location to post and manage an unlimited number of jobs, set parameters for your job openings, receive email reminders when a student applies for jobs and when a posting is about to expire, conduct a student search for qualified applicants, register online for career events like career fairs and much more!
All eligible students are encouraged to register with the Career Services Office and to maintain an updated reference file to be sent to prospective employers when applying for a position.
In addition, the Career Services Office hosts the following annual events: a Job Search Support Day, sessions include resume writing and interviewing skills workshops, tips on the job search process and certification information; and a Job Fair with representatives from many of the New York City Public and Independent Schools. Career Services often co-sponsors job related events with the Alumni Office. Bank Street graduates are innovative professional teachers and leaders who make wonderful contributions to the schools within which they work. Our graduates are in demand and are the reason Bank Street has the fine reputation it does.
Students and alumni who wish to contact other graduates for information on their career fields or geographic areas may request a list from the Career Services Office. This service is especially useful to those who wish to relocate outside the New York City area.
NYC Department of Education
The 2017-18 new teacher application for the NYC Department of Education is now open!
Apply at: teachnyc.net
Select Recruits Early Hiring Program for Bronx Schools Deadline: Monday, January 23rd
Website allows prospective NYC DOE teachers to:
Ø Learn about our Select Recruit Early Hiring Program for Bronx schools. The program offers outstanding candidates the opportunity to visit Bronx schools and connect with principals at various events beginning in February and throughout the winter and spring. Select Recruits can accept job offers from Bronx principals for the 2017-18 school year as early as March 1, more than four months before most hiring occurs in New York City. There is no separate application for the Select Recruits Early Hiring Program. In order to be considered for the opportunity, applicants must indicate their interest in the program on their Online Teacher Application by the January 23rd deadline.
Ø Learn about our teacher career pathways and professional learning experiences.
Ø Attend an event (starting December 22) Sign up for online info session webinars happening throughout the spring.
As a reminder, certification is not required to apply. Teachers who graduate this spring and are on track to be certified by September 2017 should apply now so they can be considered for positions. You may use this template when you issue individual certification letters for your students. You may also send us a list of students if you would prefer not to issue individual letters.