Teacher Hiring Supprt Center
Teacher Hiring Support Center

Teacher Hiring Support (THS) is managed by the Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality (TRQ) and is a dynamic resource center for teachers in the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) who have been excessed or are seeking to transfer schools during the Open Market hiring season.

You can access helpful tools and resources to aid in your internal job search on our Navigating your Job Search page. Here you will find our updated resume checklist, templates, tips, and other guidance. 

We also invite you to explore and utilize the many resources in the Teacher's Professional Toolkit to continue to develop your pedagogy and enhance your marketability.         


Pupil Personnel Toolkit

THSC now offers a Pupil Personnel Toolkit, a number of resources that you may find useful while working in your current school and/or while pursuing career opportunities.


Teacher Tips

Many teachers find it helpful and refreshing to revamp their lesson plan styles by trying a variety of different formats. Here are two effective and simple designs you may consider using:

Sample Lesson Plan #1

Sample Lesson Plan #2 

*You may save each PDF as "text" to modify as you wish.  


August 13, 2016

We Teach NYC

The We Teach website is available exclusively to teachers currently in excess/ATRs. Teachers should be directed to “Come check out our new hiring supports and other resources by clicking on the ‘School Staff in Excess’ tile at www.weteachnyc.org.”

Open Market/ESSS

Reminder:  Open Market will open on Friday, April 15 at 9;00 AM and will close on Monday, August 8 at 5:00 PM.  The Excessed Staff Selection System (ESSS) will re-open on Thursday, August 11 at 9:00 AM.


Learn more about Teacher Development, Evaluation, and the Common Core

To learn more about Advance, NYC's new system of teacher evaluation and development, please visit the Advance site. You can also find many Common Core resources at the Common Core Library.