In a competitive job market, actively engaging in recruitment is an important step in ensuring each child in Ohio has an excellent educator. Districts and schools need to be able to differentiate recruitment practices to address current and future staffing needs.
The toolkit provides resources aligned to three research-based strategies for effective recruitment. Districts should also consult their board policy, collective bargaining agreement, and local equity plan during the development of their recruitment strategy.
Promote the district or school as an attractive workplace for educators.
Introduction to Social Media- Learn the basics of social media to improve how potential applicants view your school or district.
Advanced Social Media Guide- Provides guidance on what and when to post on social media.
Advertising Open Positions- Find examples of job posting sites that can help you expand your reach.
Establish high and unyielding standards for identifying candidates.
Cultivate partnerships with diverse sources of potential applicants.
The Recruitment Reference List contains a collection of articles to help you get started in your exploration of information related to challenging staffing areas, effective recruitment strategies, and recruitment tools from a national perspective.
Best Practice Examples for Website Recruitment
See how others are using their websites to promote a career in education and excite potential applicants about position openings.