At Teachers College, Columbia University, we collaborate … we innovate … we change the world.
That’s what makes TC—the nation’s first and foremost graduate school of education—an exciting place to be. A trailblazer for over 125 years, TC prepares the next generation of leaders in education, health, and psychology. Our interdisciplinary approach leads to new fields of inquiry, all with the goal of creating equity and opportunities here in New York City and beyond.
At TC, we’re building on our great legacy and striving for an even greater future. Our dedicated and dynamic employees are essential to fulfilling this mission.
A leading stand-alone graduate and professional school, TC is at the forefront of educational research, discovering how people of all ages learn and transforming our findings into hands-on, real-world applications. Our expertise in education psychology, public policy, technology development, nutrition education, nursing, neuroscience, and early childhood development is unparalleled. But we don’t rest on our past accomplishments. We’re always looking to move in new directions, whether it’s launching a bilingual-bicultural training program in mental health or harnessing technology for state-of-the-art collaborative learning.
Our location in New York City, one of the world’s most diverse cities, creates unique educational and social opportunities. As an institution that promotes social justice and the breaking down of socio-economic barriers, TC is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce.
When you work for TC, you don’t just have a job—you join a tight-knit community. We take care of our employees by offering high-quality benefits and many other perks.
To Help protect both your physical, mental and financial health, Teachers College offers a competitive benefits package:
Eligible employees, spouses and children can receive tuition benefits for graduate programs at the College. In addition, children of eligible dependents may receive College scholarships toward other schools throughout the country.
Eligible employees receive:
To help protect both your physical, mental and financial health, Teachers College offers full-time employees a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and disability insurance.
Eligible employees may also participate in flexible spending account programs, long term disability, supplemental short-term disability and employee assistance programs.
A hub of exploration and discovery, TC has 10 academic departments, 20 faculty labs, 38 research centers and institutes, and a range of administrative and support services all working together to provide a quality education to our graduate students. But the learning goes both ways. Our employees are part of an intellectually vital, culturally stimulating community where there’s always something going on, including lectures, musical performances, social justice initiatives, and more.
If you’re a life-long learner who’s constantly in pursuit of excellence, TC is a place that offers both personal and career growth.
TC is located in Morningside Heights, an urban oasis away from the hustle and bustle of Midtown. Known as the Acropolis of Manhattan, the neighborhood is home to a number of beautiful college campuses, stunning Gothic churches, and elegant residential buildings. Our employees enjoy exploring this vibrant neighborhood filled with cafés, bookstores, boutiques and restaurants featuring international cuisines.
TC is located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan on 120th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue. The campus is accessible by subway, bus, or car.