Edmond Public Schools is hosting a teacher job fair from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20 and Thursday, Feb. 22 at the district’s administrative headquarters, 1001 W. Danforth in Edmond.
The Feb. 20 event is for people interested in a job in elementary education. The Feb. 22 event is for people interested in a job in secondary education. Chief Human Resources Officer Randy Decker says the district will have open positions posted in the areas of elementary, early childhood, math, English and special education among others.
“Edmond Schools is the fastest growing school district in the state with 400-500 new students attending each year, ” said Decker. “The need to hire highly qualified teachers to keep pace with the growth in student population is a constant challenge.”
Participants should bring several copies of their resumes and be prepared to meet with site principals for interviews. The district is also urging college graduates with non-teaching degrees to attend the job fair to learn more about the rewards of the profession. District staff will be available to offer information about alternative routes to teacher certification.
Recognized by The Oklahoman as a top Workplace in 2015, 2016 and 2017, Edmond offers teachers a starting salary among the highest in the metro area, extensive peer mentoring, paid life and disability insurance and the opportunity for supplemental pay for additional duties such as coaching or sponsoring a student club. In addition, the district has unmatched community support of bond issues which funds the construction and maintenance of schools.
No registration is necessary to attend the job fair. For more information, call 340-2913.