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How to Nail the Interview for a Teaching Position – Nail #4: Parent Communication

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This is the fourth installment of the Nail Your Interview for a Teaching Position series. To recap, I’m an Assistant Principal at a middle school, and part of my job is hiring new teachers. I take this responsibility very seriously, since every teacher on my staff has an effect on the quality of education my […]

How to Nail the Interview for a Teaching Position – Nail #3: Creative Lesson Planning

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This is the third installment of the Nail Your Interview for a Teaching Position series. You can find the first and second nails here: Nail 1: Building Positive Relationships Nail 2: Know Your Common Core The third Nail is Creativity in Lesson Planning. Most likely, there will be a question asking you what process you […]

How to Nail the Interview for a Teaching Position – Nail #2: Know Your Common Core

How to Nail the Interview for a Teaching Position – Nail #2: Know Your Common Core

This is the second installment of the Nailing your Teacher Interview series. The first nail – Make Building Positive Relationships – can be found here. Again, my goal is to better prepare you for what you can expect in an interview for a teaching position. Here is Nail #2: Know your Common Core. The Common […]

How to Nail the Interview for a Teaching Position – Nail #1: Positive Relationships

How to Nail the Interview for a Teaching Position – Nail #1: Positive Relationships

As the new Assistant Principal of the school where I taught for 16 years, I find myself in the exciting, but pressure-filled role where I have to interview candidates for teacher positions. Recently, I spent an entire day conducting interviews for two teaching positions at my school. I was one of a panel of six […]