Attract Qualified Candidates

Market Your District

Expand Outreach to Reach Potential Candidates

Enlist Community Help in Your Recruitment Efforts

Define Your
Ideal Candidate

Craft a Recruitment Message

Strengthen Relationships with Institutions of Higher Education

"Grow Your Own"

Non-Traditional Candidates

Offer Incentives to Attract & Retain Educators



Define Your Ideal Candidate

Before you seek potential job applicants, taking time to define the desired characteristics and profile of the type of educator you seek will help to guide your recruitment activities.

Promising Strategies for Defining Your Ideal Candidate:

  • Identify the characteristics, professional skills, attitudes, and values you expect from your best educators

Recruit Illinois offers guidance on creating a teacher profile for your district

Sample Teacher Profile from Recruit Illinois


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