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Mar 28
The iZone Transfer Period is now open! Current MCS and SCS teachers should visit the Current Teachers section of the Teach Memphis website for more information. External applicants must complete the online application process to apply for positions.

The iZone Transfer Period is now open! Current MCS and SCS teachers should visit the Current Teachers section of the Teach Memphis website for more information. External applicants must complete the online application process to apply for positions.


Mar 27

Find out what it’s like to teach in Memphis City-Shelby County Schools from a current teacher!

What better way is there to learn more about teaching in Memphis than from a current Memphis City-Shelby County Schools teacher?

Click HERE to schedule a 15-minute Applicant Interest Conversation, during which you’ll be able to find out more about our district in a one-on-one phone call with an MCS teacher.


The Memphis City-Shelby County Schools application is temporarily unavailable as we make important updates to our server! Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. Please continue to check the Teach Memphis Facebook page or www.teachmemphis.org for updates regarding availability.


Mar 1

Find out what it’s like to teach in Memphis City-Shelby County Schools from a current teacher!

What better way is there to learn more about teaching in Memphis than from a current Memphis City-Shelby County Schools teacher?

Click HERE to schedule a 15-minute Applicant Interest Conversation, during which you’ll be able to find out more about our district in a one-on-one phone call with an MCS teacher.


Feb 20

Vollentine Elementary teacher Rosetta Cummings tells us what she loves about teaching in Memphis!

Click the image below to find out why Vollentine Elementary teacher Rosetta Cummings just loves teaching in Memphis! 


Dec 21

NEW! 2013 Teach Memphis Application Now Available

The new Teach Memphis online application is now available. By submitting one application, candidates may be considered for mid-year positions for the remainder of the 2012-13 school year with Memphis City Schools and for the 2013-14 school year with the unified Memphis and Shelby County school district.

Visit www.teachmemphis.org for more information and to apply.


Jul 1

Keep up with MCS’ hiring priorities via the Subject Area Hiring Forecast

Memphis City Schools is currently hiring new teachers for the 2012-13 school year in limited subject areas, and these areas are subject to change based on need.

Applicants and Teacher Candidate Pool members are invited to keep up with our hiring priorities by visiting the Subject Area Hiring Forecast HERE. And we encourage you to also visit our Improving Your Hiring Chances with MCS page HERE where you can find more information about becoming eligible to teach in traditionally high-need and specialty subject areas.


Jun 17

Jun 13

Email Technical Error

Due to an error with our application system, some Teach Memphis applicants and candidate pool members may receive outdated or repeat correspondence from our office. Please disregard these messages.

The Instructions Panel on the home screen of your Applicant Portal is the best way to gauge your current application status and to get a clear idea of your next steps in the application process. Please follow the steps outlined in your Instructions Panel—if any—to ensure you’re on the right track for completing the 2012 Teach Memphis application process.

—The Teach Memphis Team


May 28

Introducing Summer Call-In Hours

You’re experiencing an issue with the online application and need one-on-one help.

You need to upload a document that isn’t listed in your Documents Required so that you can move forward to the Teacher Candidate Pool.

You’re a principal or school representative who absolutely positively needs an answer regarding a STARS office process right now.

We hear you.

Teach Memphis applicants, candidate pool members and school contacts can reach live representatives exclusively during our Summer Call-In Hours, 9 AM-12 PM and 3-5 PM daily. We will still return voice messages through out the day, but if you prefer to speak to a live representative immediately, your best chance is during our call-in hour blocks.

Hotline Directory

For general questions about teaching with Memphis City Schools or need one-on-one technical assistance with the Teach Memphis online application, please call the Teach Memphis Hotline at 901-416-9905.

For questions about documentation, please check the Documents Required section of your application via the Applicant Portal first. You may call the Teach Memphis Documentation Hotline at 901-416-1340 to check on the receipt of a transcript sent from a college or university or if the document you would like to upload is not listed in your Documents Required list.