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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
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

PACE Center for Girls
Looking for Highly Qualified and Certified Teachers to work at the new center in Spring Hill, FL. The following teaching positions are available: English/Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies.  All of the positions require certification through grade 12, but WE pay for the professional certification exam (if needed) on the first attempt.  This is inclusive of the Professional Educators Exam, all Subject specifics as required, as well as the ESE. Visit to apply!

UF America Reads
Currently hiring tutors for the Spring 2018 semester. America Reads is a Federal Work Study program that provides literacy tutoring to at-risk students in elementary schools and community centers in the local Gainesville community. Paid positions starting at $10/hour are available for students enrolled at the University of Florida who are eligible to receive Federal Work Study as a form of financial aid. Tutors must be available at least 3 days per week for a combined minimum of 8-10 hours per week. Applications can be found on the America Reads website and should be submitted via email at Any further questions should be directed to the America Reads staff via email at​

Camp Counselors for Camp Lochearn (Post Mills, Vermont)
Currently hiring counselors for the summer of 2018.  Attached is a flyer with information about the job and the camp.  Each summer, we strive to create a fun, hardworking, and exciting experience for both our campers and counselors.  This is an incredible opportunity for future educators to get experience working with children of all ages, as well as real-world experience making lesson plans for the different classes and activities we offer.  Working for Camp Lochearn during the summer is a very rewarding job that lasts for much longer than ten weeks.  Please direction questions to or call 802-333-4211.

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:

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

Seeking a paid tutor for my 2nd grade daughter to assist with reading fluency and spelling.  Hours would be after 5:30pm and/or on the weekends depending on your availability.  She is sweet, very shy, and works well with one on one help.  Please contact me at if you are interested.

Part-time TUTORS needed for high-risk students ages 15 – 24. Twenty hours weekly (8:00 AM – noon). $12 hourly. Must be proficient in high school math, but will consider other subject areas; be fingerprinted (provided), pass a criminal background check, and be available to work as soon as possible. College students/grads of all ages are eligible to apply. Please contact Penny Sirmones of MYcroSchool Gainesville (#352-379-2902). Please leave your full name, return telephone number w/ area code, and reason for your call if you do not get through to Ms. Sirmones.

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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