2010 Open Market Transfer
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.
Start from our website:
Use our ‘Quick
Links’ list to access
Click “Sign In” to access OMTS
1) Click to visit
the Sign In page
Register and/or Sign-In
2) Once you have already
registered, enter your User
ID and Password here to
1) If you
are not yet
to sign up.
Quick Tip: Call HR Connect at 718-935-4000 if you forget your username or 5
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
2) Create your own
password, 6 to 8
characters long. Enter the
same password in each
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
Paste your resume and cover letter on your profile
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
3) Click here to
apply for schools
Filter by title and subject to search for vacancies.
2) Leave the Region field
blank to increase your 4) Then
flexibility. click the
1) Choose to search 3) Choose your Title
for vacancies or (teacher, counselor,
schools. etc) and Subject
Vacancies in your chosen subject area will be listed.
1) Only Math vacancies will
appear if you choose Math as
2) Check the box
next to each
vacancy where 3) Click on
you want to each page
apply. number to see
4) Click here to add
vacancies to your
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
Quick Tip: Be
sure to copy and
paste your resume
and cover letter
into your profile
Return to your profile to apply to additional schools
1) Click Open Market
Online Application to
return to your profile
2) On your profile page, click “I
would like to apply to another
3) Then follow slides 9-11 to complete the application
Include these steps in your job
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
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
– Have a portfolio available to present at fairs.
HR Connect – OMTS Help and General Human Teacher Hiring Support Center – Job Search
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