Scholastic Launches Job Site for Educators


School Jobs Now Provides New Recruitment Service for the Teachers, Librarians and School Administrators who use Scholastic.com

New York, NY (November 15, 2007) -- Adding to the services that make Scholastic.com a leading online destination for teachers, Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, today announced the launch of School Jobs Now (www.schooljobsnow.com), a specialized, online job site for the education profession.
 
School Jobs Now offers access to a national database of job openings specially-designed for teachers, administrators, librarians and other school-based professionals. Employers can connect with the extensive network of teachers, school administrators and librarians who use Scholastic.com – over 1.5 million unique visitors each month – and can search for qualified candidates who have posted their resumes online.
 
School Jobs Now is an exciting new addition to the services Scholastic provides for Pre-K-12 educators at Scholastic.com,” said Ciaran Bossom, VP, Online Marketing and Customer Experience, eScholastic. “Teachers already visit Scholastic.com for so many reasons – lesson plans, curriculum ideas and classroom help. School Jobs Now offers yet another great resource: a comprehensive site dedicated to all stages of the teaching career, from finding the perfect first job to staying in the right job for decades."

Using School Jobs Now, job seekers can:
• Search for school- and district-level jobs by location, category, type or salary
• Receive personalized alerts for jobs
• Create personal profiles to be viewed by potential employers
• Get expert advice on everything from how to have a great interview, to how to secure the best offer

Through School Jobs Now, employers can:
• Gain access to a database of qualified job candidates
• Post jobs online in a matter of minutes
• Manage responses from candidates online
• Access “Free Resume Match” for help finding candidates
For more information on how to post job listings or search for available positions, visit www.schooljobsnow.com.
 
About Scholastic
Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books and a leader in educational technology.  Scholastic creates quality educational and entertaining materials and products for use in school and at home, including children's books, magazines, technology-based products, teacher materials, television programming, film, videos and toys.  The Company distributes its products and services through a variety of channels, including proprietary school-based book clubs, school-based book fairs, and school-based and direct-to-home continuity programs; retail stores, schools, libraries and television networks; and the Company's Internet site, www.scholastic.com.

Contacts:
Scholastic Inc.
Tyler Reed
212-343-6427