Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is required to become a candidate?

A Bachelors degree is required, advanced degrees are preferred. We welcome students graduating from college, experienced teachers and administrators, those looking to return to school work after time away, and people wanting to enter a school profession after having been in the corporate world.

Q: How do I update my registration file?

Please send any new or updated materials as either a Word or PDF attachment to

Q: What does it cost to become a candidate?

Nothing. We work for the schools so there is no cost to the candidate.

Q: When should I apply?

Candidates are encouraged to apply starting in October for the following year placement. (Ex. Apply in October 2012 for Fall 2013 placement)
It is recommended that you apply by February. Although schools list positions year round, the majority of positions are listed in the spring.

Q: How will I be notified of any referrals?

As soon as a referral has been made on your behalf, you will receive an email notification with information about the position, school, and whom to contact. You can also access your personal candidate page for referral information.

Q: How should I follow-up a referral?

If you are interested in the position, you should write, fax, or email the contact person after the referral has been sent. Do not call the school. If you are not interested in the position, please notify our office.

Q: What else should I know about working with The Education Group?

Keep us posted on your current status, interviews scheduled, and outcomes. If you secure a position, please notify us immediately.

Contact an Education Group staff member for additional information at or call us at 800.369.9102 or 214.696.3692.