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February 17, 2015

Where Are You Willing to Serve?

As you begin your search for a teaching job, don't limit yourself geographically. Consider leaving your hometown or home state and venturing off to urban or rural school districts that desperately need highly qualified teachers. You may find not only an increased demand for educators (especially in surplus teaching fields) but also many additional benefits such as first class technology, mentoring opportunities, and professional development. Be open to serving those who may need you most.

January 20, 2015

Planning for the Sample Lesson

Impress interviewers by demonstrating a successful sample lesson. Prepare well to show that you're a good fit for their school or district.

December 23, 2014

Things to Remember When Applying & Interviewing for Teaching Positions

Job search and interview tips for teacher candidates that can mean the difference between a job offer and being rejected.

December 16, 2014

Standing Out: In Person and On Paper

What should you showcase to stand out from the competition? Highlight skills and experiences that bring value to the school district.

December 02, 2014

Exploring Your Professional Options Near and Far

Evaluate all options when it comes time to begin your teaching career, both those close to home and others requiring relocation.

November 25, 2014

Where Should I Teach?

Elements to consider before accepting a teaching job.

November 18, 2014

It's a Great Time to be a Teacher!

In years past, especially graduating at the end of Fall semester, teachers have had a difficult time finding full-time employment.  Teachers in hard to fill areas have had less of a struggle, but mid-year employment is always a bit more difficult. This Fall is a great time to be a teacher, especial...

November 04, 2014

Become a More Marketable Teacher in K-12 Education

Multiple endorsements:  Math, science, special education, foreign language and ESL are all high needs areas Allows for more teaching opportunities Creates flexibility for your assignment once hired, helping with retention Be open during an interview: Ask what could you do to be involved outside ...

October 14, 2014

What Do Employers Look For in a Candidate???

For some time now, expected graduates have been told that the market is very competitive for teachers, and how important various marketing tools are, i.e. resume.  Of course an almost perfect resume is essential to gain interest from a perspective school district but what happens after you have sec...

October 07, 2014

The 4 Biggest Mistakes Seen on Resumes

Your resume is the gateway to securing an interview with a school district.  Please avoid some of the mistakes that job seekers make when developing a resume. See the following mistakes that you should avoid: TOO PERSONAL No pictures on your resume Do not put age or marital status on your resume...

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