Careers at Teachers College

What makes Teachers College unique?

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.

What Are Some of the Benefits of Working at Teachers College?

Jobs and Careers at Teachers College

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.

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What Happens at Teachers College?

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.

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Where Is Teachers College?

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.

Getting to Teachers College

By Subway: Take the No. 1 local to 116th Street. Please note the No. 2 and No. 3 lines run express and do not stop at 116th Street. When taking the No. 2 or the No. 3, transfer to the No. 1 at 96th Street.

  • Take the M4 or the M104 to the 120th Street stop on Broadway.
  • Take the M5 to Riverside Drive and 119th Street.
  • Take the M11 to Amsterdam Avenue and 118th Street.
  • Take the Henry Hudson Parkway (West Side Highway).
  • From both the north and the south, exit at 96th Street.
  • Go two blocks east to Broadway.
  • Make a left turn on Broadway and drive to 120th Street
  • There is limited street parking available in the neighborhood.
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