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



Expand Outreach to Reach Potential Candidates

Expanding your outreach can increase the number of candidates who consider applying for your job openings.

Promising Strategies for Expanding Outreach:

  • Advertise in local and regional classified ads. Consider expanding your geographical recruitment circle;
  • Contact the career placement offices for NH teacher preparation undergraduate and graduate programs;
  • Work with other schools to participate in or host a job fair;
  • Post your job openings on various websites that offer educator job listings;
  • Use college/university job boards or job-posting services.

List of New England Newspapers

List of approved New Hampshire professional educator preparation programs is offered by the New Hampshire School Administrators Association (Members)

NH Dept. of Education

NH School Jobs on the NEA – NH web site offers free listings for schools. provides free listings for schools to post educator openings. provides unlimited educator position listings for a yearly membership fee based on school or district size.

The National Center for Special Education Personnel and Related Service Providers (Personnel Center) is conducting a national recruitment campaign to recruit and retain special educators and related service providers.

New Hampshire Professional Educator Preparation Program Job Posting Services (MS Word document)

Recruitment Checklist

Promotional web pages for job fairs
Tucson, Arizona
Santa Clara, County, California

Jack Crews, Focus: Recruiting teachers from out of state, School Administrator, May 2002



NH Department of Education - 101 Pleasant Street - Concord NH 03301
Phone: (603) 271-3495 Fax: (603) 271-1953 - TDD Access: Relay NH 711