Keeping current with anything is a tough assignment these days. Information comes at us like a blizzard. What's a busy person to do?
An RSS aggregator helps. Bloglines is one of many. It does the job and is easy to configure. Here are some education blogs, podcasts and sites worth looking at regularly. Most offer a rich Web 2.0 experience.
Private School Jobs Teaching in a private school is different from teaching in a public school. Find out more here including information on duties, compensation and where to find jobs.
How to Find a Private School Job You can send in a resume and use an agency, but the very best way to find a private school job is to use your network. You do have a network, don't you?
Are You Liable? Is your DEL key about to get gaveled? It doesn't matter whether you teach in a public or private school setting. You expose yourself to legal risks every single day on the job.
Do I Need to be Certified? Each state sets its own teacher certification requirements. While many private schools do not require you to be certified, it is in your best interests to obtain certification. This article includes contact information for state education offices so you can begin the process.
What Do Teachers Make? What do teachers make? Teachers' salaries vary from state to state, indeed, from school to school.
Your Teaching Contract Hasn't Been Renewed? Private school teachers are not unionized. So, if the school decides not to renew your contract, you have little recourse. Here are five suggestions for safe-guarding your employment.
What About Teaching Overseas? With the job market looking bleak, teaching is an option many recent college graduates are considering. Teaching overseas has all kinds of attractive features. We look at private school teaching jobs and explain what is involved in finding one, applying and more.
What About Being an Intern? Thinking of teaching in an independent school? Several schools have teaching internship programs. Here's what's involved.
Is Your Network Keeping You Connected? The non-unionized private school teacher has to create her own ways of staying connected. Staying connected keeps you informed and gives you a sense of solidarity.
Do You Need a Rebranding? If you have been teaching for a few years, chances are that you will need to consider rebranding yourself.
Asking Good Questions Asking good questions at your job interview will improve your chances. Conversely asking bad questions will damage them.
Job Search: Matching Your Qualifications Matching your qualifications with what the school is looking for is one of the most important parts of the job process. Get it wrong and you might miss getting an interview.