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    Principal/Assistant Principal

    Principal/Assistant Principal
    Job Description Principals set the academic tone and hire, evaluate, and help improve the skills of teachers and other staff. Principals confer with staff to advise, explain, or answer procedural questions. They visit classrooms, observe teaching methods, review instructional objectives, and examine learning materials. They actively work with teachers to develop and maintain high curriculum standards, develop mission statements, and ...
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    Job Descriptions for Education Careers

    Elementary School Teacher Middle/High School Teacher Principal/Assistant Principal Special Education Teacher Gifted Education Teacher Academic Dean/Officer Counselor/Social Worker Speech-Language Pathologists/Occupational Therapist Librarian Preschool Teacher A Day in the Life of an Educator 8 Toughest Education Jobs
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    Schools Hiring Now

    Schools Hiring Now
    Are you looking for a new job? Teaching has compiled 25 schools that are hiring right now! Browse through these listings and see if you have the skills it takes to land one of these important education jobs. The jobs on the following pages were current November 24, 2009. To see the most current listings, click here. General Teaching Positions Director/Leadership ...
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    A Day in the Life of an Educator

    A Day in the Life of an Educator
    Do you want to become an educator but aren't sure which career is perfect for you? Let Teaching help? Real teachers and other education professions have outlined their day minute by minute so you can figure out what an education career is really like. • A Day in the Life of a Multimedia Teacher • A Day in the Life of ...
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    Why Teach?

    Why Teach?
    Why should people consider becoming educators? Henry Brooks Adams, the American novelist, journalist, historian and academic offered the following about the lasting effect of teachers: “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” Being a teacher can be an incredibly rewarding and fulfilling experience. In addition to leaving lasting legacies that will last generations, another major reason ...
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    8 Toughest Education Jobs

    [photo:79300] No job in education is easy. Every job worth doing right takes hard work and dedication. Though I think all careers in education are tough, these eight stand out as some of the toughest. Educators that stay with these jobs and strive to succeed are making a real difference in shaping our next generation. Next Page: #1 Toughest Education Job ...
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    Teaching an Elective Class

    Teaching an Elective Class
    I am a teacher of elective classes. Some think the teaching of electives is easy. I teach a subject that students like to take, but I am a department of one and I write most of my curriculum alone. My pupils are not automatically enrolled; they have to choose the course. So elective teachers live and die by the number of ...
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    Elementary School Teacher

    Elementary School Teacher
    h4. Job Description Elementary school teachers instruct one class of children in several subjects. In some schools, two or more teachers work as a team and are jointly responsible for a group of students in at least one subject. In other schools, a teacher may teach one special subject—usually music, art, reading, science, arithmetic, or physical education—to a number of ...
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    Pre-School Teacher

    Pre-School Teacher
    h4. Job Description A Preschool Teacher is a type of early childhood educator who instructs children from infancy to age 5 The term "preschool" refers to instruction in non-public arenas such as licensed preschools, childcare centers, family day care centers, home day care centers, center-based programs, federal programs like Head Start, and full or part-day private child centers/day care centers sponsored ...
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    Paraprofessional/Teaching Assistant

    h4. Job Description Teacher assistants provide instructional and clerical support for classroom teachers, allowing teachers more time for lesson planning and teaching. Teacher assistants tutor and assist children in learning class material using the teacher’s lesson plans, providing students with individualized attention. Teacher assistants also supervise students in the cafeteria, schoolyard, and hallways, or on field trips. They record grades, set ...
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    Special Education Teacher

    Special Education Teacher
    Job Description Special education teachers work with children and youths who have a variety of disabilities. A small number of special education teachers work with students with mental retardation or autism, primarily teaching them life skills and basic literacy. However, the majority of special education teachers work with children with mild to moderate disabilities, using the general education curriculum, or ...
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    Gifted Education Teacher

    Gifted Education Teacher
    Job Description Gifted education is a broad term for special practices, procedures and theories used in the education of children who have been identified as gifted or talented. Programs providing such education are sometimes called Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) or Talented and Gifted (TAG) programs. *_Are you a gifted education teacher? Please share your thoughts about a career in ...
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    Middle/High School Teacher

    Middle/High School Teacher
    Job Description Middle school teachers and secondary school teachers help students delve more deeply into subjects introduced in elementary school and expose them to more information about the world. Middle and secondary school teachers specialize in a specific subject, such as English, Spanish, mathematics, history, or biology. They also can teach subjects that are career oriented. Vocational education teachers, also referred ...
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    Counselor/Social Worker

    Counselor/Social Worker
    Counselor: Job Description Educational, vocational, and school counselors provide individuals and groups with career and educational counseling. In school settings—elementary through postsecondary—they usually are called school counselors, and they work with students, including those with academic and social development problems and those with special needs. They advocate for students and work with other individuals and organizations to promote the academic, career, ...
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    Librarian

    Librarian
    Job Description Librarians assist people in finding information and using it effectively for personal and professional purposes. Librarians must have knowledge of a wide variety of scholarly and public information sources and must follow trends related to publishing, computers, and the media in order to oversee the selection and organization of library materials. Librarians manage staff and develop and direct ...
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    A Day in the Life of a School Principal

    A Day in the Life of a School Principal
    I read the news today, oh boy, About a lucky man who made the grade. -”A Day in the Life” by the Beatles When I think about the iconic song from the Beatles legendary album, Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, that opening line has always stuck in my mind. Of course, as I approach writing about “a day in the ...
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    Speech-Language Pathologists/Occupational Therapist

    Speech-Language Pathologists/Occupational Therapist
    h4. Speech-Language Pathologists: Job Description Speech-language pathologists, sometimes called speech therapists, assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing, fluency, and other related disorders. Speech-language pathologists work with people who cannot produce speech sounds, or cannot produce them clearly; those with speech rhythm and fluency problems, such as stuttering; people with voice disorders, such as inappropriate pitch ...
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    Top 10 Qualities of a Great Teacher

    1. An Engaging Personality and Teaching Style A great teacher is very engaging and holds the attention of students in all discussions. Next page: #2 [gate] [page] 2. Clear Objectives for Lessons A great teacher establishes clear objectives for each lesson and works to meet those specific objectives during each class. Next page: #3 [page] 3. Effective Discipline Skills A great ...
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    A Day in the Life of an Elementary School Music Teacher

    A Day in the Life of an Elementary School Music Teacher
    One Day in February 6:30 Wake-up and sneak out of the bedroom without waking my husband. Put on the clothes set out the night before. Pour some coffee and grab a drinkable yogurt from the fridge. 6:54 Get in the car and jam to some morning radio to wake-up and get energized for the day. 7:11 Arrive at school and sign ...
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    10 Qualities of a Great Teacher

    10 Qualities of a Great Teacher
    A great teacher is one a student remembers and cherishes forever. Teachers have long-lasting impact on the lives of their students, and the greatest teachers inspire students toward greatness. To be successful, a great teacher must have these 10 qualities: Read the list now>>
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