2010-2011 School Year JOBS!

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  1. leighbball

    leighbball Virtuoso

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    Updated 6/20/10!

    Marci07 : Chicago, IL - 8th grade math
    FourSquare : Chicago, IL - 3-5th grade teacher
    JWteacher : Missouri - 4th grade
    CD1980 : Ohio - K-8th grade teacher
    MissH225 : Indiana - 3rd grade teacher
    Mrs Ski : Utah - 4th grade teacher
    greenbean6 : Northern California - 3rd grade teacher
    kpteacher : North Carolina - 3rd grade teacher
    maya5250 : Kentucky - middle school science
    historybuff : Tropical Island - ?
    mistah : Tennessee - 4th grade
    unbeknownst : Central Texas - 9th & 10th grade English
    erudite : North Texas - Bilingual Pre-K
    Teachings4Me : NC - ?
    myloveasdeep : Denver, CO - HS English
    Kat53 : Multiple States - Regional Consultant for a Literacy Foundation
    DFWbound : Texas - 3rd grade
    BioAngel : NJ - 3rd-6th grade science
    dkjackson : Texas - 8th grade ELA
    newtoclass : Texas - Special Ed K-2
    MissScrimmage : ? - 6th grade teacher
    teacherCA : California - 4th/5th grade teacher
    roseteacher12 : NJ - kindergarten
    Mrs. Q : Texas - Grades 9-12 journalism, newspaper & yearbook
    peaches9686 : Chicago, IL - early childhood special ed
    bhh317 : Texas - 8th grade ELA
    myKroom : Iowa - kindergarten
    Mrs.Schwartz : DFW, TX - 1st grade
    StudentTeach : CT - HS English
    lajoers3 : Australia - Special Ed K-2
    cmw : Ohio - music
    asullins : AZ - 4th grade
    CJandSA : DFW, TX - MS sci
    deeceekids : DFW, TX - 5th grade science
    maya5250 : KY - MS sci
    Julie in GA : GA - 5th grade
    HArak24270 : CA - 9th grade bio
    dfleming : New Brunswick, Canada - 2nd grade
    MrsKP : Atlanta, GA - 6-8 inclusion para

    That makes 39 jobs so far! YAY!! Who's next?? :cool:
     
  2. wcormode

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    How long have you been trying?
    I began sending resumes in February.

    How many resumes did you send out?
    About 150

    How many interviews or job fairs?
    1 Job fair with 9 Interviews
    4 actual interviews

    What general geographic area?
    East Central Kansas

    And of course what grade and/or subject?
    9-12 Math (my first job and I am the ENTIRE math department)
     
  3. INteacher

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    Congrats again wcormode!!
     
  4. l8ybugmom

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    Congrats!!!!
     
  5. leighbball

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    Updated 6/21/10!

    Marci07 : Chicago, IL - 8th grade math
    FourSquare : Chicago, IL - 3-5th grade teacher
    JWteacher : Missouri - 4th grade
    CD1980 : Ohio - K-8th grade teacher
    MissH225 : Indiana - 3rd grade teacher
    Mrs Ski : Utah - 4th grade teacher
    greenbean6 : Northern California - 3rd grade teacher
    kpteacher : North Carolina - 3rd grade teacher
    maya5250 : Kentucky - middle school science
    historybuff : Tropical Island - ?
    mistah : Tennessee - 4th grade
    unbeknownst : Central Texas - 9th & 10th grade English
    erudite : North Texas - Bilingual Pre-K
    Teachings4Me : NC - ?
    myloveasdeep : Denver, CO - HS English
    Kat53 : Multiple States - Regional Consultant for a Literacy Foundation
    DFWbound : Texas - 3rd grade
    BioAngel : NJ - 3rd-6th grade science
    dkjackson : Texas - 8th grade ELA
    newtoclass : Texas - Special Ed K-2
    MissScrimmage : ? - 6th grade teacher
    teacherCA : California - 4th/5th grade teacher
    roseteacher12 : NJ - kindergarten
    Mrs. Q : Texas - Grades 9-12 journalism, newspaper & yearbook
    peaches9686 : Chicago, IL - early childhood special ed
    bhh317 : Texas - 8th grade ELA
    myKroom : Iowa - kindergarten
    Mrs.Schwartz : DFW, TX - 1st grade
    StudentTeach : CT - HS English
    lajoers3 : Australia - Special Ed K-2
    cmw : Ohio - music
    asullins : AZ - 4th grade
    CJandSA : DFW, TX - MS sci
    deeceekids : DFW, TX - 5th grade science
    maya5250 : KY - MS sci
    Julie in GA : GA - 5th grade
    HArak24270 : CA - 9th grade bio
    dfleming : New Brunswick, Canada - 2nd grade
    MrsKP : Atlanta, GA - 6-8 inclusion para
    wcormode : Kansas - 9-12 math

    That makes 40 jobs so far! YAY!! Who's next?? :cool:
     
  6. Kangaroo22

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    Congratulations, wcormode!
     
  7. melon

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    Oh, I can play this game now too :p

    How long have you been trying?
    I applied to my first job in March, before I even got my PRAXIS scores in.

    How many resumes did you send out?
    Including career fairs and Applitracks, 60-70 is my guess. Only a dozen of those were for advertised openings.

    How many interviews or job fairs?
    2 job fairs
    5 interviews

    What general geographic area?
    NJ

    And of course what grade and/or subject?
    HS Physics
     
  8. INteacher

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    Congrats Melon :)
     
  9. 2cutekiddos

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    Awesome! Good to hear NJ is hiring! :)
     
  10. smalltowngal

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    Congrats!
     
  11. l8ybugmom

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    Congrats!!!!!
     
  12. mrsmyheight

    mrsmyheight Rookie

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    I got a job!!! I'm super excited!!! :):cool::haha::lol:

    How long have you been trying?
    I've been job hunting 4 years.

    How many resumes did you send out?
    A lot. Probably about 50 a year.

    How many interviews or job fairs?
    5 interviews and 2 job fairs

    What general geographic area?
    Southern Texas

    And of course what grade and/or subject?
    I'm the Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities (PPCD) Teacher aka preschool special ed.
     
  13. gigi

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    Ohhhh that is wonderful news!
     
  14. INteacher

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    Congrats mrsmyheight :)
     
  15. smalltowngal

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    Congrats!
     
  16. DHE

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    Congrats to all the new teachers
     
  17. Kangaroo22

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    Congratulations melon and mrsmyheight!
     
  18. leighbball

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    Updated 6/22/10!

    Marci07 : Chicago, IL - 8th grade math
    FourSquare : Chicago, IL - 3-5th grade teacher
    JWteacher : Missouri - 4th grade
    CD1980 : Ohio - K-8th grade teacher
    MissH225 : Indiana - 3rd grade teacher
    Mrs Ski : Utah - 4th grade teacher
    greenbean6 : Northern California - 3rd grade teacher
    kpteacher : North Carolina - 3rd grade teacher
    maya5250 : Kentucky - middle school science
    historybuff : Tropical Island - ?
    mistah : Tennessee - 4th grade
    unbeknownst : Central Texas - 9th & 10th grade English
    erudite : North Texas - Bilingual Pre-K
    Teachings4Me : NC - ?
    myloveasdeep : Denver, CO - HS English
    Kat53 : Multiple States - Regional Consultant for a Literacy Foundation
    DFWbound : Texas - 3rd grade
    BioAngel : NJ - 3rd-6th grade science
    dkjackson : Texas - 8th grade ELA
    newtoclass : Texas - Special Ed K-2
    MissScrimmage : ? - 6th grade teacher
    teacherCA : California - 4th/5th grade teacher
    roseteacher12 : NJ - kindergarten
    Mrs. Q : Texas - Grades 9-12 journalism, newspaper & yearbook
    peaches9686 : Chicago, IL - early childhood special ed
    bhh317 : Texas - 8th grade ELA
    myKroom : Iowa - kindergarten
    Mrs.Schwartz : DFW, TX - 1st grade
    StudentTeach : CT - HS English
    lajoers3 : Australia - Special Ed K-2
    cmw : Ohio - music
    asullins : AZ - 4th grade
    CJandSA : DFW, TX - MS sci
    deeceekids : DFW, TX - 5th grade science
    maya5250 : KY - MS sci
    Julie in GA : GA - 5th grade
    HArak24270 : CA - 9th grade bio
    dfleming : New Brunswick, Canada - 2nd grade
    MrsKP : Atlanta, GA - 6-8 inclusion para
    wcormode : Kansas - 9-12 math
    melon : NJ - HS physics
    mrsmyheight : Southern TX - preschool special ed

    That makes 42 jobs so far! YAY!! Who's next?? :cool:
     
  19. leighbball

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    Updated 6/23/10!

    Marci07 : Chicago, IL - 8th grade math
    FourSquare : Chicago, IL - 3-5th grade teacher
    JWteacher : Missouri - 4th grade
    CD1980 : Ohio - K-8th grade teacher
    MissH225 : Indiana - 3rd grade teacher
    Mrs Ski : Utah - 4th grade teacher
    greenbean6 : Northern California - 3rd grade teacher
    kpteacher : North Carolina - 3rd grade teacher
    maya5250 : Kentucky - middle school science
    historybuff : Tropical Island - ?
    mistah : Tennessee - 4th grade
    unbeknownst : Central Texas - 9th & 10th grade English
    erudite : North Texas - Bilingual Pre-K
    Teachings4Me : NC - ?
    myloveasdeep : Denver, CO - HS English
    Kat53 : Multiple States - Regional Consultant for a Literacy Foundation
    DFWbound : Texas - 3rd grade
    BioAngel : NJ - 3rd-6th grade science
    dkjackson : Texas - 8th grade ELA
    newtoclass : Texas - Special Ed K-2
    MissScrimmage : ? - 6th grade teacher
    teacherCA : California - 4th/5th grade teacher
    roseteacher12 : NJ - kindergarten
    Mrs. Q : Texas - Grades 9-12 journalism, newspaper & yearbook
    peaches9686 : Chicago, IL - early childhood special ed
    bhh317 : Texas - 8th grade ELA
    myKroom : Iowa - kindergarten
    Mrs.Schwartz : DFW, TX - 1st grade
    StudentTeach : CT - HS English
    lajoers3 : Australia - Special Ed K-2
    cmw : Ohio - music
    asullins : AZ - 4th grade
    CJandSA : DFW, TX - MS sci
    deeceekids : DFW, TX - 5th grade science
    maya5250 : KY - MS sci
    Julie in GA : GA - 5th grade
    HArak24270 : CA - 9th grade bio
    dfleming : New Brunswick, Canada - 2nd grade
    MrsKP : Atlanta, GA - 6-8 inclusion para
    wcormode : Kansas - 9-12 math
    melon : NJ - HS physics
    mrsmyheight : Southern TX - preschool special ed
    deweyteach : ?
    eri444 : ? - MS math

    That makes 44 jobs so far! YAY!! Who's next?? :cool:
     
  20. teachnew

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    Got a job!

    How long have you been trying?
    Since February.

    How many resumes did you send out?
    25ish

    How many interviews or job fairs?
    2 job fairs, only interviewed at one school, two interviews at that school.

    What general geographic area?
    Northeastern Massachusetts

    And of course what grade and/or subject?
    High School English and Theatre
     
  21. heymiss

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    How long have you been trying?
    Officially this year since late March.

    How many resumes did you send out?
    Never had to do a big mailout (my bank account thanks me!), but I applied to 100+ jobs online.

    How many interviews or job fairs?
    2 job fairs, 1 interview...got hired after the first interview!

    What general geographic area?
    Texas

    And of course what grade and/or subject?
    6th grade math
     
  22. 2cutekiddos

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    Congrats heymiss! Enjoy your summer! :)
     
  23. smalltowngal

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    Congrats, heymiss!!! What part of TX?
     
  24. SCTeachInTX

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    Congrats HeyMiss!
     
  25. heymiss

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    Thanks! It's nice to be able to relax this summer instead of being stressed out every single day like last year.

    And I'm in DFW.
     
  26. smalltowngal

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    Not too far from me! Congrats again!
     
  27. Kangaroo22

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    Congratulations, heymiss!
     
  28. wdwteach

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    I got the library position! My classroom job is open now! ;) Go get it!
     
  29. Teach'em

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    How long have you been trying?
    I just graduated in May, but I started emailing P's in February.

    How many resumes did you send out?
    I dropped off packets at about 10 or 12 schools.

    How many interviews or job fairs?
    2 job fairs. One for the state and one for my district. Four interviews (3 of which did not currently have openings) the last one hired on the spot.

    What general geographic area?
    South

    And of course what grade and/or subject?
    3rd grade--all subjects
     
  30. Kangaroo22

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    Congratulations, wdwteach and Teach'em!
     
  31. l8ybugmom

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    WDW, remind me again of what area you are in TN! :) I'm in middle TN.... Just wondering if you are close enough by for me to try to get your open classroom! : )

    Congrats, WDW and Teach!
     
  32. smalltowngal

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    Congrats, wdwteach and Teach 'em!
     
  33. Teach'em

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    YAY for jobs and prayers for those still looking!!
     
  34. wdwteach

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    East TN. Thanks!
     
  35. leighbball

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    Updated 6/25/10!

    Marci07 : Chicago, IL - 8th grade math
    FourSquare : Chicago, IL - 3-5th grade teacher
    JWteacher : Missouri - 4th grade
    CD1980 : Ohio - K-8th grade teacher
    MissH225 : Indiana - 3rd grade teacher
    Mrs Ski : Utah - 4th grade teacher
    greenbean6 : Northern California - 3rd grade teacher
    kpteacher : North Carolina - 3rd grade teacher
    maya5250 : Kentucky - middle school science
    historybuff : Tropical Island - ?
    mistah : Tennessee - 4th grade
    unbeknownst : Central Texas - 9th & 10th grade English
    erudite : North Texas - Bilingual Pre-K
    Teachings4Me : NC - ?
    myloveasdeep : Denver, CO - HS English
    Kat53 : Multiple States - Regional Consultant for a Literacy Foundation
    DFWbound : Texas - 3rd grade
    BioAngel : NJ - 3rd-6th grade science
    dkjackson : Texas - 8th grade ELA
    newtoclass : Texas - Special Ed K-2
    MissScrimmage : ? - 6th grade teacher
    teacherCA : California - 4th/5th grade teacher
    roseteacher12 : NJ - kindergarten
    Mrs. Q : Texas - Grades 9-12 journalism, newspaper & yearbook
    peaches9686 : Chicago, IL - early childhood special ed
    bhh317 : Texas - 8th grade ELA
    myKroom : Iowa - kindergarten
    Mrs.Schwartz : DFW, TX - 1st grade
    StudentTeach : CT - HS English
    lajoers3 : Australia - Special Ed K-2
    cmw : Ohio - music
    asullins : AZ - 4th grade
    CJandSA : DFW, TX - MS sci
    deeceekids : DFW, TX - 5th grade science
    maya5250 : KY - MS sci
    Julie in GA : GA - 5th grade
    HArak24270 : CA - 9th grade bio
    dfleming : New Brunswick, Canada - 2nd grade
    MrsKP : Atlanta, GA - 6-8 inclusion para
    wcormode : Kansas - 9-12 math
    melon : NJ - HS physics
    mrsmyheight : Southern TX - preschool special ed
    deweyteach : ?
    eri444 : ? - MS math
    teachnew : MA - HS English & Theatre
    heymiss : TX - 6th grade math
    wdwteach : TN - librarian
    Teach'em : South - 3rd grade

    That makes 48 jobs so far! YAY!! Who's next?? :cool:
     
  36. INteacher

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    WOW - congrats to all those on the list!!
     
  37. teckyteach

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    I did it! I perm subbed for a year, had another interview, met with the Superintendent, and got approved this week =) I still cannot believe it! Not sure the grade or school in the district yet, will find that out during the summer.

    How long have you been trying? One year
    How many resumes did you send out? over 50
    How many interviews or job fairs? 3 interviews
    What general geographic area? NJ
    And of course what grade and/or subject? K-5

    Teckyteach, NJ, K-5
     
  38. INteacher

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    Congrats Teckyteach
     
  39. 2cutekiddos

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    Congrats! Teckyteach! :)
     
  40. KinderMissN

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    Add me to the list!!!

    How long have you been trying? Three years!! (Had a job, was looking for a better one)
    How many resumes did you send out? approx. 20 each year
    How many interviews or job fairs? 3 interviews, many job fairs.
    What general geographic area? South TX
    And of course what grade and/or subject? Reading, Upper Elementary

    I was confirmed by the board last week, I have a signed contract in my hand!! It feels so wonderful!! I appreciate the help you have given. I haven't posted much, but I've lurked, seeking advice on cover letters and interviews!! Thanks for everything AtoZ friends!!:D
     

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