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Posted January 07, 2010 by

St Louis Teaching Jobs

Anyone considering a career in education can find lots of opportunities for St Louis teaching jobs.
Despite the economic recession, the St. Louis area’s education and health services industry has remained strong, continuing to see a monthly and yearly increase in employment.
That industry employed 218,800 workers during November 2009, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is up from 217,800 workers during October and a 1.4 percent increase from last year.
There are 92 schools throughout the city’s public elementary and secondary education system, which is operated by St. Louis Public Schools.There are about 38,000 students enrolled in the district, which is the largest in the State of Missouri and the 107th-largest in the country.
According to Wikipedia, there also are several smaller public school districts throughout the outer St. Louis area. In addition, the city has several secular and religiously-affiliated private high schools.
The St. Louis area is fairly-well educated, with the most recent U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey finding that 21.4 percent of the city’s adult population holds a bachelor’s degree, only slightly lower than the national average of 27 percent.
There are nearly 40 colleges, universities and technical schools in the area, which account for a total enrollment of about 209,000 students. Three national research universities are located in the area, including Washington University, Saint Louis University and the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
The city is home to the St. Louis Community College system, which is the largest community college system in the state. Concordia Seminary, which is the oldest and largest Lutheran seminary in the nation, also is located in St. Louis.