FAQs

Q: I’d like to substitute teach at some of the TeachPhiladelphia Schools. How do I apply?

A: If a school is seeking substitutes, they will post the job with information on how to become part of their substitute pool. Schools can leave their substitute job opening up indefinitely.

Q: Are there any non-teaching jobs posted on TeachPhiladelphia?

A: While our focus is on teachers, TeachPhiladelphia posts administrative and support positions. Feel free to browse our available positions and see if there’s anything that interests you.

Q: I’ve applied to a position I saw on TeachPhiladelphia. What happens now?

A: The school that listed the job will receive your resume. They will review your information and contact you about moving ahead in the hiring process. Schools will also let you know if they don’t think you’re right for the position so that you have an opportunity to apply to other available positions.

Q: How much does a school have to pay if it makes a hire from either TeachPhiladelphia or SchoolSpring?

A: Nothing! All fees are paid through the annual membership fee.

Q: How much does it cost me to apply to a TeachPhiladelphia school?

A: Nothing! The member schools pay a nominal fee for membership, so applicants do not have to pay to apply.

Q: Can I post my resume to TeachPhiladelphia?

A: TeachPhiladelphia is only a jobs clearinghouse with a job board. Instructions to apply can be found in the job listing. If you are interested in posting your resume, you can visit SchoolSpring.com to create an account.

Q: Do I need to have a license to teach at a Teach Philadelphia school?

A: Not necessarily. Unlike public schools, many of our member independent schools do not require teachers to hold a state teaching certification. Requirements will be listed in the job posting.