Preparing for a Virtual Screening Interview

It’s that time of the year – when job openings are popping up! This year, some districts are conducting the screening interview virtually – with the candidate sending in a video responding to pre-made questions from the district. It is safe to assume that districts may be screening more candidates for positions, so it’s importantContinue reading “Preparing for a Virtual Screening Interview”

Gearing up for Teaching Interviews? Three Ways to Get Prepared for Interview Season

It’s that time of the year again – when teaching positions are opening up and being posted. This year, I have noticed more job openings posted than usual (at least that’s the case at the districts near me). It’s important to put your best foot forward and be prepared, so here are a few suggestionsContinue reading “Gearing up for Teaching Interviews? Three Ways to Get Prepared for Interview Season”

Need a Letter of Recommendation? Consider these Tips When Asking for your Next Letter

Chances are, you will need a letter of recommendation at some point in your life – when you apply to graduate school or when you are applying for a teaching position are two examples of when you will need a letter of recommendation from a professor, student teaching supervisor, or cooperating teacher. Below are someContinue reading “Need a Letter of Recommendation? Consider these Tips When Asking for your Next Letter”

Getting Ready for the Demo Lesson

A demo lesson is a lesson that is planned and then taught to a group of students (or sometimes a group of adults playing the role of the students) for a school who is hiring for a teaching position. A demo lesson is the audition for the job. The administrators and teachers want to learnContinue reading “Getting Ready for the Demo Lesson”

Interviewing for a Teaching Position? A Few Tips to Prepare

You’ve been invited to interview for a teaching position! Congratulations! Now, it’s time to prepare. It’s important to show that you are a person who is prepared. Here are a few tips to get ready for an interview:  Learn about the School Make sure you know where the school is located. For me, I likeContinue reading “Interviewing for a Teaching Position? A Few Tips to Prepare”