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 log in to your account, and updated materials in PDF. If you are having trouble uploading a document, please send as a 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 2018 for Fall 2019 placement)
It is recommended that you apply by January. 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 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 434.989.7054