What is a Headline?

The headline is a short blurb that introduces you to employers that are deciding whether to send you an initial message and talk more. Below is an example of what you look like to an employer:

What makes an effective headline?

  • Communicates what makes you unique — what can you contribute to a school?

  • What hard skills, experience, and accomplishments do you bring to the table?

  • What are you passionate about? What do you value?

  • Succinct, grammatical, polished

Examples, please!

Below are a few Headlines from candidates who have been successful on our platform (edited to protect privacy):

School Focused:

  • Middle school science teacher with proven track record of academic achievement. TFA alumna, founding charter school teacher, passionate about science!

  • Results-driven elementary school teacher. Bilingual (Spanish/English). Masters in Elementary Education with a concentration in Reading. Based in CO. Open to relocation!

  • Passionate, innovative teacher trained to deliver Common Core Curriculum within an elementary classroom setting. MS Ed Special Education expected 2022.

  • 2nd year English Language Arts teacher in Title I NJ school. TFA 2015 alum. MS Ed in Reading, Writing, and Literacy from X University.

  • Student-centered, data-informed bilingual (Spanish) elementary educator. Inspiring students since 2014. Relocating to NYC.

  • Academic and research-driven elementary school teacher experienced in ELL, Special Education, ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Music.

  • Data-driven and patient high school English Teacher. Special Education certified.

  • Experienced elementary school teacher. Problem solver. Data driven. Social-emotional education enthusiast. Relationship builder. Differentiated curriculum designer.

  • Elementary teacher who has a growth mindset for all students in their academic and emotional abilities. Providing GRIT instruction and instilling responsibility.

  • Enthusiastic, bilingual (Spanish) early childhood teacher passionate about the life-long impact of a strong early childhood education on future success.

Family/Pod Focused:

  • Looking for a tutor/teacher for your family or homeschooling pod for this school year? I am an experienced classroom teacher who has worked with kids from age 5 to 18 in many subjects. Science and math are my specialties.

  • Innovative elementary educator passionate about literacy. Excited to have in-home teaching experiences! New York State Certification (early childhood education grades Pre-K-2).

  • Experienced, enthusiastic and motivated STEM Educator dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of students and parents. Bilingual: Arabic and English

Interested in Both Role Types:

  • Lifelong learner and educator passionate about helping students develop knowledge in diverse settings!

  • Adaptable teacher experienced working with students from diverse cultural, economic and educational backgrounds. Able to identify and support the specific needs of students whether at home or in school!

  • Special educator looking to broaden her horizons in the education field. Pennsylvania State certified for children birth through sixth grade.

Career Changer:

  • Tech professional with 10+ years of experience in the Computer Science field. Eager to transition into a career teaching Math and Science at the high school level.

  • Seasoned performer ready to take the next step in my career and become a theatre teacher. I have led drama workshops for youth and feel I could make a real difference in the lives of my students.

  • Experienced, bilingual (Cantonese) corporate trainer with creativity, enthusiasm, patience, and deep passion for cultural diversity. Currently completing TOEFL certification program and looking forward to becoming an ESL teacher.

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