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Professional teachers for schools and learning pods

Qualified, relevant, and diverse teachers get hired by schools and families through our free matching platform

How can we help you?

I'm a teacher or school leader

Join as a teacher and get
connected to new
teaching opportunities

I'm a school hiring teachers

Connect with and hire
teachers for your PK-12

I'm a family hiring teachers

Connect with and hire
teachers for your own
household or learning pod

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Why Selected

Selected is like a dating app for job-seeking teachers and hiring schools or learning pods. Match based on shared preferences.

Contact teachers directly for jobs. On average, a teacher gets contacted for 5 potential jobs in their first week.

Receive expert job search and career support: interview, demo lesson, resume prep, and more! 100% free for teachers.

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Schools actively hiring every day

1,200+ Schools

District, Charter, and Private,

Pre-K to 12th Grade

Northeast, California, Arizona, and Texas metros

Serving urban metros, including NYC, NJ, Boston, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Diego, SF Bay Area, Sacramento-Stockton, Phoenix, Tucson, San Antonio, and Austin

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Where families hire teachers for their learning pods

For the first time, families have direct access to the same teachers that leading schools hire via Selected for Families. Learn more about Selected for Families


Need 1:1 help to set up your learning pod or manage your teacher interview process? Learn more about our concierge support services.

10% of all purchases is allocated to our  grant programs that support teacher and school leader recruitment efforts at high needs PK-12 schools.

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How it Works

Create a teacher profile

Tell us about your ideal next teaching role (e.g., grade levels, learning environment, discipline policy) and we will match you only with schools and learning pods that meet your criteria.

Get job search and career support

Get expert help on your interview process: resume, demo lesson, negotiation and more -- all 100% free!

Schools and learning pods apply to you for open positions

Schools and learning pods interested in you take the first step and invite you to chat.

Connect with only schools and learning pods you want

You decide to accept or pass an invitation. Move forward in the application process with your favorites.

Get job offers

Speak with several schools and learning pods to get multiple offers. Accept the best job offer.

Get job offers

Speak with several schools to get multiple offers. Accept the best job offer and teach at a school you love.

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Job Search and Career Support Designed for Teachers

Free courses, webinars, and articles to accelerate the teacher job search and classroom effectiveness

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Actionable and outcomes-focused resources and tactics for your job search and career

Free Courses

Advice from master teachers, school leaders, coaches, and hiring managers in a structured format

Our courses have been featured at leading schools of education

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Teachers' Guide on How to Find the Right Fit School

Our guide outlines all the topics and resources to help any teacher -- aspiring or experienced -- to update their classroom experience and job search skill set.

Part I. The Classroom Experience

Classroom management

Diversity and inclusion

Lesson planning


Engaging parents and families

edTPA preparation

Part II. The Job Search and Interview Process


Phone screen

In-person interview

Demo lesson


School culture and fit


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Free Teacher Resume Review

Receive personalized, actionable feedback within 3 days

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Our Coaches


Experienced coach dedicated to helping teachers find a job at their right-fit school. Former teacher, TFA manager, and consultant. Passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion, and helping schools develop their next generation of leaders.


Coach and connector who helps teachers tell their story through a great resume. Dedicates her career to working for education equity through schools and nonprofits.


Special education teacher and school hiring committee member with expertise in interviewing candidates from resume screen to demo lesson to reference check.


Former teacher, instructional coach, and recruiter with more than 10 years experience in low-income NYC schools. Currently leading workshops to help teachers develop professionally and find jobs in urban schools.


Experienced educator, as a science teacher, teacher coach, TFA operations director, and hiring manager. Passionate about teacher retention and helping teachers put their best foot forward while finding a new job.

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