Don't let outside pressures and negative influences distract you from the reason/s you originally chose the teaching profession. Continue to find joy and passion in your field, and be the superhero that your your students need.

The need to grow as a professional never ends. Identify ways to continue to reach your potential and enhance your marketability at the same time.

Substitute teaching provides a great way to get your foot in the door for future job opportunities. Work hard to be the best substitute teacher you can be...and be ready for anything. Your ability to manage the unexpected speaks volumes to future employers.

Substitute teaching is often the best way to get your foot in the door to ultimately land a teaching contract. Here are some tips to help you succeed in this role.

Make yourself the best candidate or teacher you can be - - from your resume, to interview preparation, to succeeding in substitute teaching opportunities - - always present your best as you seek or begin your dream job.

Take time to heed a few life lessons and tips that will increase your changes for success and happiness.

When life gets crazy and you're faced with what seems to be endless work/family demands, remember to take time for yourself. Do something YOU want to do - or enjoy a break doing nothing at all - this will help you re-charge your batteries a bit thus becoming more productive and less stressed overall.

Take time to develop your own educational and life philosophies, and be able to talk about these during interviews. Know who you are, what's important to you, and what you will bring to your future students.

Seven valuable tips that help lead to increased job and life successes.

Educators are everyday heroes, making a difference in the world one child at a time. When the job search becomes frustrating, persevere...we need more qualified people to prepare our young people for their future, and ours.

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