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Frequently Asked Question

How do I apply for a teaching job?

We are so glad to hear that you are interested in a teaching job in our beautiful Southern Missouri – we know you will going to love it here!


So how do you get started? It is easy! Visit our School Districts page and find a school that you would like to apply to – then click on Find A Job. That will lead you to the school application details!

What regions of Missouri does Teach In The Ozarks cover?

We are a coalition of 22 school districts in Southern Missouri investing in our teachers and building community support. Our regions consists of:

Carter, Reynolds, Shannon, Texas, Oregon, Howell, Wright (the regions highlighted in dark blue):

Why should I teach in the Ozarks?

Here in southern Missouri you will get to experience small town living. This means more one on one time with each of your students, quality of life at a low cost of living, the support of community, and limitless outdoor recreation. Should we go on?

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I'm from out of state, how to get certified to teach in Missouri?

Visit the Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to apply for a Missouri teaching certificate via their online portal. Learn more about Missouri teacher certifications here >

What do teachers think of teaching in this region?

Read through testimonials from our teachers and staff members.

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What does it look like in the Ozarks?
The Ozarks are characterized by rolling hills, spring fed rivers and dense forests. We also have expansive areas of farm land and lush pastures that are perfect for farming. Explore some of our local attractions >
Aerial view of the Ozarks, there is a highway and lots of dark green trees.

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