Teach Memphis is Shelby County Schools' recruitment campaign and application portal. Teach Memphis is operated by the Office of Strategic Teacher Recruitment and Staffing, which recruits, selects and staffs all classroom teaching positions as well as librarians and guidance counselors for Shelby County Schools.
Teachmemphis.org provides key information for applicants from all backgrounds - certified teachers, transfer teachers as well as recent graduates and career changing professionals who want to make a difference in our community by becoming teachers with Memphis City Schools through an alternate route program.
The Teach Memphis application process has recently been overhauled to align with the Teacher Effectiveness Measure with an eye on increasing the number of effective teachers leading instruction in SCS classrooms. Central to this shift is a new application process that is more rigorous and a new staffing model that better aligns talented teachers to opportunities to improve student achievement in an urban school district.
Our work is guided by four key principals:
Applying through Teach Memphis is easy. Simply click HERE to get started on your application. For specific information on the types of applicants we work with, click the links at the bottom of this page for Certified Teachers, Become a Teacher or Current Teachers to learn more about the application process for each one.
Below is a graphic outlining our basic application process: