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10 Tips to How to Never Need the Union to Keep Your Job

10 Tips to How to Never Need the Union to Keep Your Job

When I was teaching, I always would ask myself, “If it wasn’t for the union, would I still have a job?” This question, kept me “earning” my teaching position. As an assistant principal, however, I actually find myself in this position. There really isn’t a union for me. I could be let go at any […]

How to Nail the Interview for a Teaching Position – Nail #8: Extra Tips to Impress

How to Nail the Interview for a Teaching Position – Nail #8: Extra Tips to Impress

Here is the 8th Nail in the Nail the Teacher Interview series. A few extra tips to make a good impression. By now, you’ve read the previous 7 Nails, and in doing so, you’ve prepared yourself better than 90% of the candidates that I have interviewed. The following pieces of advice should help you make […]

How to Nail the Interview for a Teaching Position – Nail #7: The Plan to Save the Failing S...

Here is the seventh Nail in the Nail the Teacher Interview series. Have a plan to save the failing student. In some form or another, there will be a questions that will ask you what you would do if you notice that a student is failing your class. To me, as you know if you […]

How to Nail the Interview for a Teaching Position – Nail #6: Have a Classroom Management St...

How to Nail the Interview for a Teaching Position – Nail #6: Have a Classroom Management Strategy

Here is the sixth Nail in the Nail the Teacher Interview Series. Have a Classroom Management Plan. There will most definitely be a question about your classroom management strategy. The members on the interview panel want to know if you know if you’re going to be able to keep the class on task. You can’t […]