Across the nation, teachers who have been teaching for 25 years or more are retiring from the profession. Since 2010 this mass retirement has opened up more than 10,000 new teaching positions per year. New teachers can choose from a variety of classroom settings that match their background, college preparation, and particular philosophies.
Positions are currently available in the following settings:
- Private schools that offer specialized curricula, usually connected to a specific philosophy.
- Parochial schools that offer specialized curricula woven with specific faith teachings.
- Public schools including charter schools that offer curricula aligned to state and national standards, with many varieties of organizational structures.