So you've sent in your resume, and finally got a call for an interview. AWESOME! You put on your most professional-looking outfit, walk in tall, shake hands firmly, and finally sit down for those questions. But what if you don't know the answer to a question? What should you say? … [Read more...] about TnT 55 What to say in an interview when you don’t know the answer to a question
Teachers often spend quite a bit of time polishing and perfecting their resumes, but is that what really gets them a job? What if a teacher has limited experience - do they still have a shot when they're up against more seasoned veterans? Resumes are only one small factor in the … [Read more...] about TnT 54 Your resume and education aren’t the most important factors when landing a teaching position
When teachers prepare to apply for jobs, they polish their resume, many create a portfolio of curriculum and experiences, and most scour the internet for interview questions (which you no longer have to do because of this series!). But do you research the schools for which you're … [Read more...] about TnT 53 Don’t forget to do your research before an interview!
While you're in an interview, a principal is trying to get a sense or whether or not you'd be a good fit for their school. They'll want to know if your personality and teaching style would complement the culture of the school. This involves your ability to handle conflict - with … [Read more...] about TnT 52 What you should say about classroom management in an interview
When we’re starting out with our teaching careers, we’re overwhelmed with all of the details that go into being a teacher that we often neglect to take care of ourselves. I’m sure you’ve seen so many posts, websites, programs, and even CONFERENCES dedicated to teacher … [Read more...] about TnT 51 Here’s how you can own your first home as a new teacher