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2nd Career Teachers Is teaching your second (or third) chance for the perfect career? Are you a newer teacher coming into the field of education with additional life experiences? Did you go back to school to become a teacher? Join us to share experiences! source
Student Teachers Heres a spot for student teachers to exchange experiences. Please read our special note to future teachers on our BusyBoard Tips page source
Substitute Teachers Calling all substitute teachers! Here is a place to exchange ideas and share experiences. source
The Job Search Looking for a teaching job? This is the place to ask questions and share comments about the job search! Interviews, portfolios, positions... for new teachers, relocating teachers and veterans who have been through it all! Feel free to ask questions, and please share your advice and experience. source
Teaching Portfolio - Ideas for what to include in your teaching portfolio source
Interviewing for a Teaching Position - Interviewing for a teaching position can be a daunting task. Preparation can help you ease into a successful interview. Good luck! source
Teaching Interview Tips - Tips for successful interviews when interviewing for a teaching job source
Interview Questions - I am just fresh from interviews (2 this past week!) and some of the questions I was asked was:
-How would you respond if 50% of your students did poorly on a standardized test?
-How would you differentiate instruction for the different learning styles of your students?
-What is your teaching philosophy?
-How would you deal with irate parents?
-What is your classroom management style?
-How do you ...source
interviews - nterviewing is not so much what you say but how you say it. If youre being genuine and sincere, your personality will shine thru. We went thru a LONG series of interviews (one long distance conference call that lasted at least an hour!), to one gal who was in and out in 7 minutes. Believe it or not, the gal with...source
interviews and resumes - I can very much relate to what you are experiencing with sending out resumes and not getting even called for an interview. I questioned my resume also. I had someone qualified look at my resume and cover letter. I was advised not to use the cover letter to just sumerize the resume. Basically, dont make it repetitive. I changed the heading style to make it more appealing to the eye. Its amazing how...source
Tutoring Clients - Let your principal and/or reading teacher know that you are tutoring.
2. Also mention this to the school secretaries in case they get any callers that are looking for tutors.
3. Check help wanted ads in...source
tutoring fees - I am from NJ. I know that in my area (Scotch Plains & Westfield), people charge close to $50 an hour for tutorsing services. They may make changes based on needs, but they dont seem to go under $40. Yesterday, at a local cafe, I saw an ad for "Student to Student" tutoring where the person was charging...source
50 State Certification Requirements - What do the different states requirefor teacher certification? This page can help you find out source
Applying for and Interviewing for Teaching Positions - This is an archive of an online discussion between job seekers and some administrators. Lots of questions answered and ideas discussed source
Education America Network - This site lets you search for available positions, post a resume, and create a profile for your job search. Free sign up for job seekers source
Education Job Openings - Lengthy list of job openings in the field of Education. Database is searchable by location, position and salary source
HireEd.net - Online job bank sponsored by ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development). Those seeking and those offering jobs in education may register and use these services (free to ASCD memebers, fee is charged to non-members) source
Jobtalk Support Network - Visit with other job seekers. Ask about requirements, standards or opportunities. There is also an email job alert service you can sign up for (free). source
K-12 Teacher Job Fairs - Is there a job fair near you? This directory lets you see the details of job fairs in your region or state source
K-12 Teaching jobs - Resources for finding jobs, actual listings, salary comparison and more information to help with your job search. source
Preparing for a Teaching Interview - Many possible interview questions as well as other help suggestions about preparing for a teaching job interview source
Recruiting Teachers, Inc. - A clearing house of information on becoming a teacher, how to get a job, information for employers and links to State Departments of Education. Lots of information in one spot source
State Board of Education - Information from the Texas StateBoard of Education on certification and other issues for teachers and those planning to become one source
Teach For America - Read more about a chance to gain experience while making a difference source
Teachers-Teachers.com - This Internet placement service help teachers and the schools that need them find each other. Teachers may post their resume for free (build it at this site). Schools pay a yearly fee to use the services source
TeachersOnline - Register on this page and you have access to a nationwide database of available teaching positions. Substitute postiions also available source
The Teachers Employment Network - This growing site lists available jobs by state. It also provides a service that posts teachers resumes on the net so dsitricts that are looking for teachers might view them. Schools can link their web pages to this site source
Troops to Teachers - Troops to Teachers has a searchable database of k-12 job openings. Registration is required source
Tutor.com - Find a tutor or become one at this site. All levels, all subjects can be available source
USteach - Search for teaching jobs with their Jobfinder. Narrow your search by job type or location source
The ProTeacher Collection - Tens of thousands of teaching ideas and advice from experienced teachers across the United States and around the world. A FREE service brought to you by members of the ProTeacher Community.
ProTeacher Community - Visit our growing community of elementary and middle school teachers! Get involved today! Dozens of active boards, blogs and chat; hundreds of active discussions, and tens of thousands of teaching ideas. Newcomers always welcome! source