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Pasco County Schools – Fall Job Fair – Thursday, November 9, 4-6pm
Job seekers will have the chance to:
Meet and interview with principals/managers from our Elementary, Middle, High Schools, and student services department.
Learn about Pasco County Schools’ culture, benefits, professional development opportunities, and the support we offer all of our teachers.
Win door prizes including a Garmin Activity Tracker.

Interested but don’t know if you qualify? Stop by, we’ll have a Certification team available, who will help guide you through the certification process and offer information sessions throughout the night. Click here to Pre-Register and earn more chances to win!

2017 International Week at the College of Education – November 13-17, 2017
Dear COE Community, you are cordially invited to celebrate the 2017 International Week at the College of Education. UF International Week is being held from November 13 through 17.

We are featuring three days of events starting with a Faculty and Doctoral Student Panel, followed by an International Festival including food, music, and dance, and a film viewing and discussion of the acclaimed documentary: He Named Me Malala.  Please see flyer for details. We hope you will join us for all or some of these exciting events!

Volusia County Instructional Job Fair – Friday, November 17
Fall has arrived here in Florida and Volusia County School District is currently  recruiting teachers for our 2017-18 school year as well as our 2018-19 school year. Education majors as well as any potential candidates such as science, math and technology majors, please see attachment.  Job Fair requests, please contact:

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Employment & Internship Opportunities

Coordinator of Children’s Music and Creative Arts
Trinity United Methodist Church’s Children’s Ministries is seeking a person who has a heart for Jesus Christ and is enthusiastic and excited about sharing the love of Christ through music on Sunday mornings, Wednesday afternoons and special events.  An effective candidate will be able to work as part of a team and possess the following:

  • Experience in teaching music and instruments to children
  • Classroom management skills
  • Experience in choral or instrumental performance
  • Familiarity and experience with skill- and age-appropriate music and performance materials
  • Ability to use music to deepen the children’s worship experience and understanding of God

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Develop Children’s Music curriculum for children ages 2 through 5thgrade for Sunday School (Sunday mornings, 9-noon) and CHEERS (Wednesday afternoons, 3:30-5:30)
  • Assist in the theme, music selection, and implementation of Children’s Sunday

Please contact the Director of Children’s Ministries, Elizabeth Jones at 352.416.3045 or email

ESE Position – St. Patrick Interparish Catholic School
I am currently looking for an ESE director/teacher of our Middle School Morning Star program for children with Exceptionalities. If interested in teaching at a small private school, please contact Principal, Frank Mackritis at

Teaching Positions in Bronx Schools
There are numerous positions still available in our Bronx public schools. Students and/or alumni who have, or are eligible for, NYS certification (see (Students who are eligible for “Internship Certificates” are considered to be certified).  Positions available: Students w. Disabilities (all levels), English as a New Language, Childhood Ed. 1-6, Birth-2, ELA 5-9 & 7-12, Spanish, French, Mathematics, Drama, Vocal Music, Physical Education, Art

Interested applicants should forward their resume to:

Professor Seeks Research Assistant 
Seeking a graduate student research assistant to assist professor in qualitative analysis, manuscript development, conducting literature searches, and related duties.  This grant-funded position includes full time tuition reimbursement for fall, spring and summer and a stipend of $8700 annually. This position starts in January 2018 (with a brief orientation period during Fall 2017) and will continue through March 2019 and beyond, pending grant renewal. It includes a 10-hour per week commitment at the health science center, the potential to present at conferences, or co-author papers.  Other requirements of applicant include:

  1. Experience analyzing and coding qualitative data
  2. Working knowledge of NVivo preferred
  3. Able to stay in the position for a minimum of two years
  4. Demonstrates excellent attention to detail
  5. Capable of handling a dynamic and fast paced research active environment.

Qualified graduate students are invited to submit their resume and names/contact information of two references to: Dr. Linda S. Behar-Horenstein at

Fort McCoy School – Marion County    
4th and  5th and grade openings. For more information, please click here. If interested, please contact Michael Hearn at 352-671-6325 or email

Military Extension Internship Program
This internship is a 10-15 week, hands-on experience working with military children and families on an active military installation. Interns will get the opportunity to travel to a new place, learn about military culture and lifestyle, work directly with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in a classroom setting, be exposed to the youth and teen center programs, and work alongside those in administrative roles learning about what goes into the management of military child and youth centers.

If interested, please contact the Military Extension Internship Program Coordinator for Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service, Kathleen Welling at 765-496-7716 or email

Volunteer – Service

Operation Groundswell is a non-profit organization that runs volunteering programs abroad. We examine various social justice issues while working in solidarity with local activists, non-profit organizations, and communities. We are looking for globally conscious and socially active students who want to spend their summer exploring some of the most complex and beautiful countries in the world!

If you’re into cultural exchange, meaningful community service, and off-the-beaten path adventure, apply by November 22nd! Programs are filling up quickly so apply as soon as possible. Financial assistance is available for our 5-6 week programs.

Check out where we go:  Programs of various themes are currently open in the following countries and regions:

Bolivia – Environmental Justice
Thailand – Alternative Tourism, Environmental Conservation, or Food Justice
India – Alternative Education or Gender & Religion
Guatemala – Human Rights, Food Justice, or Fair Trade
Cambodia – Environmental Justice or Alternative Education
Peru – Human Rights, Environmental Justice, or Alternative Tourism
Ecuador – Food Justice
Bangladesh – Fair Trade

Can’t travel in the summer? Join us for our alternative breaks in the winter and spring!

Childcare – Tutoring

UF Community Tutoring Program
UF is proud to offer resources like Tutor Matching Service to provide supplemental one-on-one tutoring to students. As a courtesy to students seeking individual assistance for students, the University of Florida provides a link to Tutor Matching Service (TMS) where students can register to receive private tutoring for payment. Students with academic aptitude in a given subject or subjects may also sign up to become a tutor as part of this service.  Tutoring can take place in person or online through the digital GoBoard system depending on the preferences and abilities of the tutor and tutee. More information available here.

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