If you started your career in another field but feel the tug of the classroom and want to become a teacher, Gwinnett County Public Schools can help you complete your journey to a Gwinnett classroom.
If you’ve earned a bachelor’s degree with a 2.5 GPA or higher, join us to learn more about the “Steps to Teaching” in Gwinnett County Public Schools.
Steps to Teaching Information Session
Wed., June 19, 5–6:30 p.m.
Grayson Room (Bldg. 200)
J. Alvin Wilbanks Instructional Support Center
437 Old. Peachtree Road, NW, in Suwanee
This informational session will walk you through requirements for teaching candidates, opportunities for alternative preparation programs, and your next steps to becoming a Gwinnett teacher.
You can put your college degree and job experience to work as a classroom teacher in one of these critical-needs areas: Mathematics, Science, Special Education, Engineering, Computer Science, and Technical Education. Check current job openings at www.gcpsjobs.org to learn more about these and other available positions.
Here are the basic steps to becoming a teacher in GCPS:
Traditional Preparation Option
Enroll in a Teacher Preparation Program at a regionally accredited college or university, graduating with student teaching experience and earning certification.
Alternative Preparation Option
Complete these steps…
Pass the GACE Basic Skills Test* or exempt the test with one of these scores: SAT 1000 (Math + Verbal), ACT 43 (Math + Verbal), GRE 1030 (Verbal + Quantitative) if taken before Aug. 1, 2011, or GRE 297 (Verbal + Quantitative) if taken after August 1, 2011.
Pass a GACE Content Assessment* in the subject you wish to teach.
Pass the GACE Ethics 350 Entrance Test*
Complete GCPS’ online application at www.gcpsjobs.org and provide required documentation.
With a job offer and principal recommendation, you may qualify to teach in the classroom while completing a program to earn your teacher certification.
* For information on GACE tests, testing materials, and registration dates, go to http://gace.ets.org.
GCPS hires year-round so start taking steps toward a Gwinnett classroom today!
Questions? Contact GCPS’ Recruitment Office at 678-301-6076, or visit www.gcpsjobs.org.