When I have interviews, things go well, then they look at my resume and start asking me things like: So why don’t you become a principal? Have you considered private schools? I do my best to extinguish those kinds of things since I am working on my MBA but my efforts have been fruitless. I even ... Read More about Agree/disagree: “The only way you’ll get hired is if you have a friend who will hire you or get you in.”
Are you ready for some controversial advice? You may not want to hear this, but I believe it's true with all my heart. I also believe it's how I found career success in three different industries with nothing but a Master's in Teaching and three years teaching experience. Hiring Managers ... Read More about How to Prevent Hiring Managers from Pigeon-Holing You As An Educator
In this real story of life after teaching, we hear from KW in California and her struggle to find a fulltime teaching position. Please note this is not a photo of KW. I received my multiple subject credential in California right when our budget cuts slammed the door shut to ever finding a ... Read More about Real Story: “Forever a Tutor and Substitute”
This summer will be different for Josh Waldron, the award-winning teacher making headlines with his decision to not return to the classroom for the fall 2014-2015 school year. For this blog post, Josh generously shared his thoughts on why he's leaving the classroom (you can read more on his ... Read More about Josh Waldron’s Viral Farewell to the Classroom
Hi Sarah, I'm approaching my last few weeks in teaching as I have handed my notice in. I was just wondering whether you have had any regrets leaving teaching? Also what is life like for you after teaching? -S in UK Hey there S., Thanks for reaching out! This is a great question, but I want ... Read More about What Is Life Like After Teaching? Do You Have Any Regrets?