Market Research to Open a School

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					2010 Open Market Transfer
         System
       User Guide
           Objectives



                       Uses of this Guide

      •   Understand how to register for the Open Market
          Transfer System (OMTS).

      •   Understand how to upload resume and cover
          letter, and apply for vacancies.




For technical issues using OMTS, contact HR Connect at 718-935-4000.



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Start from our website:
http://www.thscnyc.org




                            Use our ‘Quick
                          Links’ list to access
                                 OMTS




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                    Click “Sign In” to access OMTS




1) Click to visit
the Sign In page




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                     Register and/or Sign-In


                                                                   2) Once you have already
                                                                   registered, enter your User
                                                                   ID and Password here to
                                                                   Sign-In.




1) If you
are not yet
registered,
click here
to sign up.




              Quick Tip: Call HR Connect at 718-935-4000 if you forget your username or     5
              password
                        If you have not already done so, register from this
                        page. You only need to register once.




1) Fill out your Social
Security Number and Last
Name.

                                                               2) Create your own
                                                               password, 6 to 8
                                                               characters long. Enter the
                                                               same password in each
                                                               box.




   3) Enter the same
   email in each box.
   (You will be
   contacted at this                      4) Click Register.
   email address.)                                                                          6
                        After registering and/or signing in, the OMTS main
                        page will appear. Click into Online Application.




1) Click into ‘Online
‘Application to visit your
profile AND apply for
schools.




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                    Paste your resume and cover letter on your profile
                    page.



1) Copy and paste
your cover letter
and resume text
from a Word
document to these
boxes.                                                     2) Review and click
                                                           ‘Save Profile’ after
                                                           making changes to
                                                           your cover letter
                                                           and resume.




3) Click here to
apply for schools
and vacancies.


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                      Filter by title and subject to search for vacancies.




                               2) Leave the Region field
                               blank to increase your                  4) Then
                               flexibility.                            click the
                                                                       Search
                                                                       button.




1) Choose to search                   3) Choose your Title
for vacancies or                      (teacher, counselor,
schools.                              etc) and Subject




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                       Vacancies in your chosen subject area will be listed.



                                                     1) Only Math vacancies will
                                                     appear if you choose Math as
                                                     your subject.




2) Check the box
next to each
vacancy where                                                          3) Click on
you want to                                                            each page
apply.                                                                 number to see
                                                                       vacancies from
                                                                       more schools


4) Click here to add
the selected
vacancies to your
profile page.
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                    Add your preferred vacancies to your profile page
                    by checking the box. Scroll to the bottom of your
                    profile page to submit your application.

   1) Click Submit Application              2) Delete any applications
   to apply to the vacancies you            from your profile page
   selected.                                before submitting to
                                            principals.




Quick Tip: Be
sure to copy and
paste your resume
and cover letter
into your profile
page before
submitting your
applications.                                                            11
                         Return to your profile to apply to additional schools
                         and vacancies.


1) Click Open Market
Online Application to
return to your profile
page.




                                                                2) On your profile page, click “I
                                                                would like to apply to another
                                                                vacancy/school.”




             3) Then follow slides 9-11 to complete the application
             process.                                                                               12
            Include these steps in your job
            search…
1   Update your resume and cover letter
     – Resume and cover letter tips are included in your 2010 Placement
        Guide which can be downloaded at http://www.thscnyc.org.

    Contact schools directly
2    – Research schools at http://schools.nyc.gov.
     – Apply to vacancies through OMTS at
       https://www.nycenet.edu/offices/dhr/transferplane/.


    Utilize our Professional Development Services
3    – Participate in live, online workshops and chats on resume writing,
         interview skills, and conducting a job search.
     – Visit http://www.thscnyc.org for registration information.

    Attend job fairs whenever invited
4    – Check your email regularly for invitations throughout the hiring
        season.
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     – Have a portfolio available to present at fairs.
RESOURCES
HR Connect – OMTS Help and General Human   Teacher Hiring Support Center – Job Search
Resources Information                      Resources
http://www.nycenet.edu/dhr                 http://www.thscnyc.org
718-935-4000                               718-935-5280




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