NYC Department of Education Update from the Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality

Date Posted: October 2, 2020

As of September 25, 2020, NYC DOE have received updated hiring policies that now permit external hiring for ALL subject areas

These include (but are not limited to): 

  • Art
  • Bilingual Education
  • Bilingual Special Education
  • Common Branch/Elementary 1-6
  • Early Childhood
  • English
  • English as a New Language (ENL)
  • Foreign Languages
  • Math
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Science (Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, General Science, and Physics)
  • Social Studies
  • Spanish
  • Special Education (K-12)

These hiring exceptions allow schools to consider hiring appropriately certified external candidates. 

There will be more positions posted in the New Teacher Finder

Should you have additional questions, please contact NYC DOE's Online Support Center.