Finding a Teaching Position
Teachers are more successful when they work in a school that is a good fit for them. As a Resident, you will be responsible for leading your own job search to ensure that both you and your principal feel good about the match. BCTR staff will inform you when you are eligible to begin your job search.
While our staff will offer resources and guidance, all hiring decisions are ultimately made by principals or other school-based administrators. We do not place Residents in a school. Instead, you should expect to conduct an aggressive job search. You will also need to be extremely flexible about your teaching assignment, anticipating that you will work in the school where you are needed most.
Although this may sound daunting, BCTR will help you navigate the district hiring process, showing you how to find vacancies and occasionally coordinating interviews with principals. In addition, our team will host school meet and greets, set up mock interviews and review résumés.
While admission to Baltimore City Teaching Residency does not guarantee a teaching position, the need for quality teachers in critical-shortage subjects remains high.
For the past seven years, 100 percent of Residents who successfully completed pre-service training were hired before the start of school.