HELENA – Montana needs public school teachers for the upcoming school year. We need many teachers. Currently, there are 1,014 job listings for teachers on the Office of Public Instruction’s (OPI)  Jobs for Teachers site. To help school districts in need of teachers, and teachers seeking classroom jobs to find each other, the state Office of Public Instruction will host its  7th Virtual Teacher Job Fair on August 4, 2023.

This Job Fair is offered free of charge to both candidates and districts.

Many districts throughout Montana are seeking to fill positions in:

  • Career and Technical Education
  • Special Education
  • Math
  • English
  • Science
  • Health and PE
  • School Counseling
  • Social Studies
  • World Languages
  • School Counseling
  • Elementary Education
  • School Administration
  • Business Education

“Montana's school doors are opening in a few weeks." said Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen.  "Everyone wants a smiling teacher in every classroom to welcome our students. This virtual gathering is a response to helping our over 400 school districts fill their classrooms.”

Combined, the past Virtual Job Fairs have had:

  • Over 100 participating school districts
  • Over 700 qualified teacher candidates

Districts can conduct on-the-spot interviews and candidates may be hired directly from this event. All candidate information is linked to the state licensing system, TeachMontana (TMT), which allows for ease of licensing. The Virtual Job Fair will take place on Friday, August 4 from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM (MDT). For a complete schedule and to register as a candidate or school district, please click here.