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SEHS Advising Office

Pawley Hall, Room 363
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-4182
fax: (248) 370-4245
edadvise@oakland.edu

SEHS Advising Office

Pawley Hall, Room 363
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-4182
fax: (248) 370-4245
edadvise@oakland.edu

Educator Certification

Pawley Hall, Room 363
456 Pioneer Drive.
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(248) 370-3242
certification@oakland.edu

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Jobs for Students

If you are interested in posting an education-related job opportunity, please view the Handshake Overview for Job Postings.

Please note that Oakland University is not responsible for, nor are we recommending those who respond to your ad. We are simply providing an avenue for the community to find the assistance they need.

Oakland University Career Services:
To view available job and volunteer opportunities, visit Handshake and build your profile. 

Career Services has curated job search resources for SEHS students.

Career Information

Elementary School Teacher Jobs

  • As of 2012, there were over 1.3 million elementary teachers in the United States.
  • There are 46,740 projected annual openings.

Secondary School Teacher Jobs

  • As of 2012, there were 955,800 secondary education teachers in the United States.
  • There are 31,260 projected annual openings.

Wages:

  • Teacher wages in Michigan are higher than the national average.
  • 2014 median pay for elementary teachers nationally was $54,100.
  • 2014 median pay for elementary teachers in Michigan was $64,300.
  • 2014 median pay for elementary teachers in metro Detroit was $69,800.

Career opportunities outside of teaching