When you get the call that you’ve been selected to interview for a teaching job, your emotions might run from elation to anxiety. Going to a job interview can be the most stressful part of the job-hunting process. But taking simple action can help you walk in confident and prepared. Here are five tips you can use to help you organize your pre-interview preparation, and present your best self to your prospective employers.
In May, we published a piece featuring three great places to work as an ELL/TESOL Teacher. We took a look at the demand, compensation, and perks associated with these districts in order to draw attention to their big-picture appeal.
With the continued rise in the English language learner population in the United States, there are no shortage of great districts seeking to expand their ELL/TESOL offerings and hire great teachers in the process. Here are three more places worth considering if you are an ELL teacher looking to make a move.
There are times in a teacher’s life when you might have to take some time off from your beloved career. Some teachers want to stay home and raise their children for a while. A leave from teaching is necessary to take care of personal or medical issues. Other times, a teacher just needs to take a break or may even want to look into a different career path altogether.
When you get your first teaching job, decorating and arranging your classroom is probably the last thing on your mind. Though a few rungs down the ladder from lesson planning and learning everyone’s names, creating a welcoming (and engaging) classroom environment goes a long way in helping students learn.
It’s testing season, which means that students everywhere will be reading prose and poetry passages and filling out little bubbles to show what they understand about those pieces. While standardized tests seem difficult and mysterious at times, what students are expected to do on those exams can be boiled down to two answering two main questions: What point does the author make and how do they make that point?