Career Support

For advisement on résumé writing and interview skills, as well as other career support and job postings, please visit the Magner Career Center to register for updates.

Magner Career Center

Brooklyn College
1303 James Hall
2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210
P: 718.951.5696

Please be sure to register at on the Brooklyn College WebCentral portal via the Career tab.

New York City Department of Education Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality

Hiring restrictions were lifted on June 6, 2014.  As of that date, district public schools in NYC may hire external teachers for a number of different teaching subjects. Please refer to the “What’s New” section at  for updates and current information. 

Teaching jobs: Link for the New York City Department of Education application site:

Pre-Kindergarten Teaching Opportunities in New York City:

Speech and Pupil Personnel Services: Link for job application

Principal Candidate Pool: Link for job application and information

The application site for teaching jobs at closes June 30th. Our suggestion is that you submit your high quality application well before you begin applying for New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE) jobs. 

If you would like to view a recorded presentation explaining the application and hiring process, please go to the "recruitment events"  link at 

Allow time to complete the application because there are several components to complete.  Four essays are required and we recommend you submit high-quality essays. 

If you started or completed your online teacher application before Feb. 2014, you must complete a new application for the 2014-15 school year. 

If you do not have teacher certification yet, you will need to submit a document for your application that states your expected date of graduation, June 2014 or September 2014, and that you are expected to be recommended for NY State Teacher Certification. You can request this letter from your program department: 

  • Early Childhood/Art Education: Room 2309 James Hall
  • Childhood/Bilingual and Special Education: Room 2107 James Hall
  • Secondary Education: Room 2606 James Hall
  • Department of Kinesiology: Room 428 West Quad

Writing Tutor

If you would like help with the essays for your NYC DOE application, writing tutor Melissa Clairjeune is available. You can confirm her hours and location by reaching her at

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