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Teacher Recruitment Day

Teacher Recruitment Day is a job fair for any graduating student or alumnus of a degree or educational certification program from a Rochester area college who is available for employment as a NYS certified teacher, social worker, school psychologist, administrator, or other specialist.

School district representatives will be available to talk with you about opportunities in their school.

TEACHER RECRUITMENT DAY
Wednesday, April 15th 2015
Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside
120 East Main Street
Rochester, NY 14604

On-line registration opens on February 3, 2015. There will be two separate recruitment events occurring simultaneously at the same location. You may participate in one or both of these events.

Please see the PDF for all details of event, registration info, & timelines.

Events:
Rochester Area TRD, registration deadline March 2, 2015
TRD USA, registration deadline April 2, 2015

There is no registration at the door.

Rochester Area TRD

TRD USA

Tips for Rochester Area TRD & TRD USA

Research districts in advance
Visit their websites
Use Mapquest to verify the location of districts within their state
Identify 10 –15 targeted districts
Practice answering interview questions.

Interviewing

You may check in 10 minutes prior to your interview at the appropriate Check-In station (color coded)
Wait for recruiters to get you for your interview
Be confident, Introduce yourself
Firm handshake
Good posture and eye contact
Be sure to review your resume prior to interview and reflect on past experiences
Be ready to ask questions
Don’t ask about salary or benefits
Collect business card for thank you letter and further follow up
Portfolio – use sparingly; do not force it

Dress for Success - Women

Wear professional attire with dress shoes
Conservative accessories
No perfume - some people are sensitive
No revealing outfits
Remove nose and eyebrow piercings

Dress for Success - Men

Wear professional attire with dress shoes
Suit or a sports coat and tie – no casual clothes
No aftershave/cologne
Remove piercings

Follow up

Send out thank you notes within 24 hours
Beware of signing contracts without a specific school assignment
Do not renege on job offers, if you accept a job you must discontinue you search elsewhere

What you will need at TRD

TRD Admission ticket
Photo ID
Notepad, pencils
LOTS of resumes
A list of your target schools
Portfolio (optional)
Money for lunch/snacks
Something to read or work on while you wait
Comfortable dress shoes
Sense of humor and a positive attitude