Career and Technical Education Teacher - No Teaching Certification Required

NYC Public Schools
Bronx, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Manhattan, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY
Lead Teacher
$64,789 - $86,491/year
Career and Technical Education (CTE)
9th - 12th

Career & Technical Educators bring a passion for education and a wealth of professional experience to the classroom. Candidates with experience in high-demand fields are uniquely positioned to prepare high school students for successful future careers.

NYC Public Schools is actively recruiting career changers to become passionate CTE teachers in 16 different industry areas across hundreds of programs in NYC Public Schools high school classrooms.

The industry areas of highest need include:


  • Software Development
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Analytics


  • Business Operations
  • Marketing


  • Practical Nursing
  • Medical Assisting

For more information about teaching CTE in NYC, or to attend an upcoming information session, please visit

Compensation and Benefits

  • New York City Public Schools offers a range of competitive starting salaries based on education and years of teaching experience. Beginning on January 18, 2024, the starting salary for a teacher with a master’s degree and no prior teaching experience is $72,823, or $64,789 for a teacher with a bachelor's degree and no previous teaching experience.
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan, including medical, dental, optical, and prescription drugs
  • Enrollment in a pension plan
  • Opportunities for additional income through a wide array of incentives and school positions that will inspire and challenge you as an educator


It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. Inquiries regarding compliance with this equal opportunity policy may be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 65 Court Street, Room 1102, Brooklyn, New York 11201, or visit the OEO website at