Career Development

K-12 Teachers and Coaches at Private/Independent Schools | Southern Teachers Agency

Job Description

Teachers change the future. Do you have a passion for learning? Have you enjoyed working as a camp counselor or in other roles that connect you with teenagers? Independent schools seek bright, articulate, compassionate leaders to serve as teachers and coaches. Is that you? Southern Teachers can help you find out.


ST teacher candidates hold degrees in wide-ranging academic majors: math, literature, science, history, engineering, world languages, technology, and more. ST lists over 3000 openings each year at about 600 independent schools in the South—from Maryland to Florida to Texas in rural areas to large cities. We work with schools that can be day, boarding, single sex, coed, nonsectarian, and faith-based. ST’s services are personal, proven, and free!


Apply NOW to be considered for both August AND January positions!


Save the dates for the Southern Teachers Recruitment Fair on February 3, 2018 in in Atlanta, GA. This fair is for active candidates only, so apply to become a candidate today!

Degrees Wanted

Bachelors, Doctorate, Masters

Majors Wanted

Any Major

Job Targets Wanted

Any Job Target

Special Skills Wanted

No Information Provided

Other Requirements

For middle and high school positions, schools focus on candidates’ degrees in applicable subject areas. State licensure/certification can be a plus, but it’s not a requirement.


Specific training is expected in some areas, however:

• Elementary-grade teachers and learning specialists must hold state licensure.

• Certification is preferred for art, physical education, and music teacher positions.

• Librarians and media specialists must hold an MLS or comparable degrees.

• School counselors must hold advanced degrees in counselor education.

Company Website

Company Description

SOUTHERN TEACHERS is the premier placement agency for private schools in the South. We have helped schools find great teachers and leaders since 1902, longer than any other service in America. Nearly 600 of the top private and independent college-prep schools in the South—from Maryland to Miami to Midland, Texas—list thousands of jobs with Southern Teachers each year as they search for the best possible teachers and administrators.


Southern Teachers serves schools of all kinds: day and boarding, nonsectarian and faith-based, urban and rural, large and small, preschool through grade twelve. We help schools hire teachers of everything from art to zoology, along with coaches, dorm advisors, media and technology specialists, counselors, admission staff, and even key administrative leaders and heads of school. Our services are entirely free for candidates.


If you are seeking a great job at a great school in the South, then we are here to help.

Equal Opportunity Employer


Contact Information

Michele Jarman
7 Elliewood Avenue, 2A
Charlottesville, VA 22903
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