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    How to Handle the 6 Toughest Interview Questions

    How to Handle the 6 Toughest Interview Questions
    Equipped with a stunning resume, you are ready to secure that perfect teaching position. Now it is time for the next step: the dreaded interview. This step however, does not have to be an intimidating or nerve-racking experience. By taking some time to prepare, you can achieve the successful results you want. There are many questions that will be asked during ...
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    Sell Your Job Skills in Under 15 Seconds

    Sell Your Job Skills in Under 15 Seconds
    With the economy the way it currently is, school districts are receiving teacher resumes from an ever-increasing amount of applicants. Employers are able to be far choosier more now than ever. That is why it is crucial that you make your teaching resume stand out above the rest. It is said that potential employers take approximately 10-15 seconds to scan a ...
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    15 Popular Interview Questions Answered

    15 Popular Interview Questions Answered
    Preparing for an interview is probably the most overlooked phase of securing a new job position. Everyone thinks it is easy until they enter an interview room in front of a panel 
of educators who are judging every move and every word. Then, reality sinks in! The panel might include the superintendent of the school district, school principals, teachers, and parents, ...
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    10 Secrets to a Perfect Teaching Interview

    10 Secrets to a Perfect Teaching Interview
    Are you nervous about your next interview for a teaching job? Don't be! Just remember these 10 secrets to a perfect interview! h4. 1. Have a teaching portfolio that is filled with lesson plans and student work samples. I know it takes a great deal of time to assemble a teaching portfolio, but your hard work will pay off. Instead of ...
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    Three Steps to Prepare You for Your Next Teacher Interview

    Three Steps to Prepare You for Your Next Teacher Interview
    It's natural for people to get nervous before and during a big interview. Sure, you know you're a good teacher. You've graduated from college with a teaching degree and you've worked with students in the past. So, WHY are you nervous? It's those pesky little questions, isn't it? If you're like most people, you're probably afraid they'll ask you a difficult ...
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    How to Answer 6 Common Teacher Interview Questions

    How to Answer 6 Common Teacher Interview Questions
    When you get a call from a school administrator inviting you to interview for a teaching job, how do you feel? Happy? Elated? Excited? Nervous? Scared stiff? You don't need to worry about the interview if you're a well-prepared, qualified candidate. Preparing for a teaching interview is a lot like studying for a test. You can review commonly asked questions, think ...
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    Teacher Interview Tips and Advice

    Teacher Interview Tips and Advice
    This is the culmination of several years of hard work. You've finished college. You're done with your student teaching and you've passed all of your teacher certification examinations. The applications, resumes, and cover letters have been sent out to every local school district. All you can do now is sit around the house and wait for the phone to ring, right? ...
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    6 Biggest Pet Peeves of Interviewers

    
Getting an interview is a really big deal. It means that you have achieved a level of confidence with your resume and cover letter and have made it to the next steps of the hiring equation. This is something that you should be proud of; this is also something you should take very, very seriously. The interview presents a lot ...
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    10 Biggest Interview Mistakes

    10 Biggest Interview Mistakes
    We all know that showing up late to an interview or dressing inappropriately can ruin your chances for a job. But what about the more subtle ways that could make you unexpectedly sabotage your job interview? Don’t let it happen to you! Keep in mind these 10 common subconscious mistakes that you probably don’t even know you’re making. NEXT | NOT ...
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    Response Strategies for Interview Questions

    Every question thrown your way in an interview presents an opportunity for you to make your case for why you're the best person for the position. You want to highlight your positive qualities and avoid giving reasons to disqualify you. That said, think about your overall response strategy for the interview. Examples Speak Volumes For each quality you present, make sure ...
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    Common Interview Questions, Part 1

    Part 1 in a Four-Part Series [photo:59034] h4. QUESTION: Where would you like to be in your career five years from now? Intent: Early in your career, interviewers want to get a sense of your personal goals, ambition, drive and direction. At mid-career, they will be listening for responses relevant to their needs. Context: You'll need to decide how much to ...
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    Ultimate Interview Advice for Teachers

    In the competitive job market for teachers, the interview may be the only chance to let your job skills shine. Make the most of the opportunity by reading tips from the experts. 100 Teacher Interview Questions 15 Toughest Interview Questions (and Answers!) 10 Secrets to a Perfect Teaching Interview Interview Questions for Every Grade & Subject How to Answer 6 Common ...
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    Interview Questions for First-Year Teachers

    Interview Questions for First-Year Teachers
    A former student of mine who is now in his second year of college as a music education majors emailed me some interview questions a couple of weeks ago. Since many of my readers are early or pre-service teachers, I thought the answers might be useful to more than just him. 1. What discipline methods do you use? How do you ...
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    What Are The Most Common Teacher Interview Questions?

    What Are The Most Common Teacher Interview Questions?
    For many teachers, interviews are simply frightening. No matter how much they prepare for it, they always end up facing questions that they cannot answer. Are teacher interviews really that difficult? Before you prepare for your teacher interview, you must realize that the interview questions are designed to test your skills in different areas. This is because schools expect a great ...
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    What are the Stages of a Teacher Job Interview?

    What are the Stages of a Teacher Job Interview?
    When you receive a call for teacher job interview, it is your chance to obtain the job of your dreams. To ensure a successful interview, you must be well-prepared in order to get the maximum out of this employment opportunity. Even though every interview is different, all teacher job interviews follow a definite pattern. There are different stages of a teacher ...
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    10 Overused Phrases Interviewers Hate

    Interviews are hard. You’re nervous. You’re usually in close quarters. You have to answer question after question with little recovery time. And your entire professional future seems to hang in the balance of this one encounter. It’s no wonder so many interviewees resort to clichés when answering interview questions. But panicked responses aren’t going to land you that job. So ...
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    The ABCs of Handshake Etiquette

    Ahh, the shaking of hands. It sounds simple enough: Two hands meet and greet and do a little shake. Easy, right? Not so fast. Unfortunately, there are quite a few ways a handshake can go south. From an overly moist hand to a bone-crushing grip, handshakes come in all shapes and sizes — and only the best will hit the ...
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    Five Insider Tips for a Successful Interview

    Five Insider Tips for a Successful Interview
    I have been on the interview panel on my elementary school for several years and have witnessed some impressive and not so impressive interviews. Like many schools, our leadership team spent hours analyzing the answers and demeanor of the candidates. Our goal was to find the best teacher from the mere 45 minute meeting. Every second counts when you are under ...
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    What To Expect in a Special Education Teaching Job Interview

    Because a special education teacher's job requires far more than just teaching, administrators will seek candidates who are true specialists in the field. If you're hoping to be hired as a special ed teacher, you need to be an expert at the art of adapting lessons, an active advocate for student needs, a professional IEP writer, a wealth of information on ...
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    10 Subtle Ways to Sabotage Your Interview

    We all know that showing up late to an interview or dressing inappropriately can ruin your chances for a job. But what about the more subtle ways that could make you unexpectedly sabotage your job interview? Don’t let it happen to you! Keep in mind these 10 common subconscious mistakes that you probably don’t even know you’re making. NEXT | ...
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