2011-2012 School Year JOBS!!!

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  1. Galois

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    I won't be here without this forum, so I might as well add my name.

    What grade and/or subject? high school math - most probably Algebra 1 & 2 (appointed chairman - high school math department). First permanent teaching job. Worked as a sub.
    How long have you been trying? - Officially starting this summer (unofficially since spring of this year)
    How many resumes did you send out? - about 20
    How many interviews or job fairs? - 1 job fair, 3 interviews
    What general geographic area? - Southern California/Los Angeles
     
  2. Kangaroo22

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    Congratulations, Galois!
     
  3. Galois

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    Thanks, Kangaroo22.
     
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    2011-2012 Jobs

    math1abee--7th grade Math--Georgia
    MissBecky--1st Grade
    nypkteacher85--Pre-School--Upstate New York
    Miss84--primary grade--Washington D.C.
    AFine--7th Grade Math and Science--Oklahoma
    mb_teacher--3rd or 4th Grade--Missouri
    zanke--Title 1 Math--Utah
    pinkdaisy88--3rd or 5th Grade--Missouri
    AsherDasher--5th Grade--Chicago suburb
    donziejo--Middle School--Mississippi
    DaveG--Middle School SpecialEd--Illinois
    chemteacher55--high school Biol and Chem--Louisiana
    suttonal--2nd Grade--NC
    KateL--High School Biology--California
    chemteacher's daughter--5th Grade Math and Science--Louisiana
    Foursquare--3rd Grade--Chicago
    Steph430--Pre K--Baltimore
    TheBagLady--k-5th Math Resource--Pheonix
    emmakate218--SPED Behavior--Houston
    Inm130--2nd Grade--Ohio
    GAteacher87--6th-8th ESOL--Georgia
    JustWannaTeach--1st Grade--Mississippi
    nklauste--3rd Grade--Minnesota
    Xidous003--7th-8th SPED--Californis
    bizzbeth125--2nd Grade--California
    math1abee's mom--SPED Math--Georgia
    porque_pig--MS Spanish--North Carolina
    student teach--High School English--New England
    AZMrs.S--2nd Grade--Arizonza
    lowes48--4th-6th language arts--Mississippi
    Rebecca1122--Middle School science--Indiana
    missjessica--High School Special Ed--California
    MissBelle--3rd Grade--New Jersey
    Swansong1--4th Grade--Central Florida
    Toy_03--1st grade--Central Florida--Orlando
    springmac--5th Grade--Florida
    Olive.Owl--5th Grade--Central Florida
    5thELA--5th Grade ELA/Reading and History--Texas
    Teachnewbie12--5th/6th Self Contained--Il
    monsieurteacher--K-5 PE--New Brunswick
    eireannashley--2nd grade--Colorado
    farfromhome--4th-5th grade Looping--Hawaii
    geek412--Chemistry Regular and Honors--Florida
    soliel00--1st grade--West Texas
    SB2103--6th Grade--Northern Virginia
    DreamToTeach--5th Grade--California
    xitalianacutiex--elementary self contained Autism--South Florida
    dgpiaffeteach--Middle and High School English--Ohio
    Newgateacher--3rd Grade--Georgia
    sstager--7th and 8th grade History--Metro DC
    whyowhy116--K--New Jersey
    Opal--4th Grade--Florida
    katfz--High School Inclusion--Virginia
    Barbera--9th-12th moderate/severe--California
    rockangel312--5th Grade Math--North East
    teacher1920--PK--Texas
    amyn22--7th Grade Sped--Illinois
    NYTONJ--3rd Grade--New Jersey
    Boopers--2nd Grade LA and SS--North Texas
    LiteratureLover--8th Grade English--Maryland
    newteacher26--5th Grade LA and Reading--Texas
    l8ybugmom--Media Center Specialist--Georgia
    indigo-angel--High School English--Illinois
    meggierie--High School French--California
    glitzeyes--K-6 science-Minnesota
    LUCHopefulTeach--8th Grade Math and Science--Chicago
    kiwi193--2nd Grade--New England
    xiangnong--ESL K-8th--Southeastern US
    LaMaestra--8th and 9th grade Latin--DC
    SoonToBeTeach--K--Central Florida
    mandaisepic--4th and 5th Resource--Texas
    TeachGA--K--Metro Atlanta
    r2turtle--Preschool--Arkansas
    Rainbowbird--4th Grade--Northeast
    rice07owl--3rd Grade Writing and Science--Texas
    The Night Owl--10th Grade English--Oklahoma
    lbradley1718--K--Texas
    dseeking 2913--1st Grade--North Dallas
    Darkhorse--2nd Grade--Colorado
    ABCteacher123--1st Grade--Georgia
    sweetpea78265--9th Grade English--California
    ayla--Elementary Math--East Coast
    Enderby--5th Grade--Chicago
    MrsCK--3rd Grade--Atlanta
    HOPE-ful Teacher--1st Grade--Wisconsin
    mathteachertobe--High School Biology--California
    HOW--5th Grade--Washington DC
    BurgundyMist--1st Grade--Pennsylvania
    mollydoll--GED and High School Earth Science
    BumbleB--8th Grade--Ohio
    sharona38--5th Grade-New Jersey
     
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    2011-2012 Jobs

    math1abee--7th grade Math--Georgia
    MissBecky--1st Grade
    nypkteacher85--Pre-School--Upstate New York
    Miss84--primary grade--Washington D.C.
    AFine--7th Grade Math and Science--Oklahoma
    mb_teacher--3rd or 4th Grade--Missouri
    zanke--Title 1 Math--Utah
    pinkdaisy88--3rd or 5th Grade--Missouri
    AsherDasher--5th Grade--Chicago suburb
    donziejo--Middle School--Mississippi
    DaveG--Middle School SpecialEd--Illinois
    chemteacher55--high school Biol and Chem--Louisiana
    suttonal--2nd Grade--NC
    KateL--High School Biology--California
    chemteacher's daughter--5th Grade Math and Science--Louisiana
    Foursquare--3rd Grade--Chicago
    Steph430--Pre K--Baltimore
    TheBagLady--k-5th Math Resource--Pheonix
    emmakate218--SPED Behavior--Houston
    Inm130--2nd Grade--Ohio
    GAteacher87--6th-8th ESOL--Georgia
    JustWannaTeach--1st Grade--Mississippi
    nklauste--3rd Grade--Minnesota
    Xidous003--7th-8th SPED--Californis
    bizzbeth125--2nd Grade--California
    math1abee's mom--SPED Math--Georgia
    porque_pig--MS Spanish--North Carolina
    student teach--High School English--New England
    AZMrs.S--2nd Grade--Arizonza
    lowes48--4th-6th language arts--Mississippi
    Rebecca1122--Middle School science--Indiana
    missjessica--High School Special Ed--California
    MissBelle--3rd Grade--New Jersey
    Swansong1--4th Grade--Central Florida
    Toy_03--1st grade--Central Florida--Orlando
    springmac--5th Grade--Florida
    Olive.Owl--5th Grade--Central Florida
    5thELA--5th Grade ELA/Reading and History--Texas
    Teachnewbie12--5th/6th Self Contained--Il
    monsieurteacher--K-5 PE--New Brunswick
    eireannashley--2nd grade--Colorado
    farfromhome--4th-5th grade Looping--Hawaii
    geek412--Chemistry Regular and Honors--Florida
    soliel00--1st grade--West Texas
    SB2103--6th Grade--Northern Virginia
    DreamToTeach--5th Grade--California
    xitalianacutiex--elementary self contained Autism--South Florida
    dgpiaffeteach--Middle and High School English--Ohio
    Newgateacher--3rd Grade--Georgia
    sstager--7th and 8th grade History--Metro DC
    whyowhy116--K--New Jersey
    Opal--4th Grade--Florida
    katfz--High School Inclusion--Virginia
    Barbera--9th-12th moderate/severe--California
    rockangel312--5th Grade Math--North East
    teacher1920--PK--Texas
    amyn22--7th Grade Sped--Illinois
    NYTONJ--3rd Grade--New Jersey
    Boopers--2nd Grade LA and SS--North Texas
    LiteratureLover--8th Grade English--Maryland
    newteacher26--5th Grade LA and Reading--Texas
    l8ybugmom--Media Center Specialist--Georgia
    indigo-angel--High School English--Illinois
    meggierie--High School French--California
    glitzeyes--K-6 science-Minnesota
    LUCHopefulTeach--8th Grade Math and Science--Chicago
    kiwi193--2nd Grade--New England
    xiangnong--ESL K-8th--Southeastern US
    LaMaestra--8th and 9th grade Latin--DC
    SoonToBeTeach--K--Central Florida
    mandaisepic--4th and 5th Resource--Texas
    TeachGA--K--Metro Atlanta
    r2turtle--Preschool--Arkansas
    Rainbowbird--4th Grade--Northeast
    rice07owl--3rd Grade Writing and Science--Texas
    The Night Owl--10th Grade English--Oklahoma
    lbradley1718--K--Texas
    dseeking 2913--1st Grade--North Dallas
    Darkhorse--2nd Grade--Colorado
    ABCteacher123--1st Grade--Georgia
    sweetpea78265--9th Grade English--California
    ayla--Elementary Math--East Coast
    Enderby--5th Grade--Chicago
    MrsCK--3rd Grade--Atlanta
    HOPE-ful Teacher--1st Grade--Wisconsin
    mathteachertobe--High School Biology--California
    HOW--5th Grade--Washington DC
    BurgundyMist--1st Grade--Pennsylvania
    mollydoll--GED and High School Earth Science
    BumbleB--8th Grade--Ohio
    sharona38--5th Grade-New Jersey
    Galois--High School Math--California
    LovelyTee--High School English--New Jersey

    Congrats to all those recently hired!!
     
  7. Galois

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    Congrats, LovelyTee. Congratulations also to all. It is and it was a tough market out there.
     
  8. LovelyTee

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    Thanks Galois. Congrats to you as well :)
     
  9. dgpiaffeteach

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    I love seeing Ohio and English teachers on the list :D Congrats to everyone! I can't believe how much the list has grown since I first started posting here!
     
  10. Kangaroo22

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    Congratulations, LovelyTee!
     
  11. BumbleB

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    Ohio is such a tough market! We are two of the lucky ones :)
     
  12. dgpiaffeteach

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    Definitely! I know most of my friends didn't get jobs that I graduated with. Most are going to be subbing this year.
     
  13. Teachforlife

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    Hi, I just received the call today. I will be teaching 6th grade Language Arts. Albany, GA
     
  14. smalltowngal

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    Congrats, Teach!!!
     
  15. catnfiddle

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    Yeehaw, the list keeps growing!
     
  16. Kangaroo22

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    Congratulations, Teachforlife!
     
  17. ciounoi

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    7-12 science, job skills, and test prep
    Trying for about 6 months
    Sent out about 75 application packets
    One job fair and 20+ interviews (stopped counting... it was getting depressing :eek:)
    Suburban philadelphia area
     
  18. BlueskyFL

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    COngrats!! :celebrate:
     
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    Congrats, Ciounoi! I'm glad you persevered! You are going to be great!
     
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    2011-2012 Jobs

    math1abee--7th grade Math--Georgia
    MissBecky--1st Grade
    nypkteacher85--Pre-School--Upstate New York
    Miss84--primary grade--Washington D.C.
    AFine--7th Grade Math and Science--Oklahoma
    mb_teacher--3rd or 4th Grade--Missouri
    zanke--Title 1 Math--Utah
    pinkdaisy88--3rd or 5th Grade--Missouri
    AsherDasher--5th Grade--Chicago suburb
    donziejo--Middle School--Mississippi
    DaveG--Middle School SpecialEd--Illinois
    chemteacher55--high school Biol and Chem--Louisiana
    suttonal--2nd Grade--NC
    KateL--High School Biology--California
    chemteacher's daughter--5th Grade Math and Science--Louisiana
    Foursquare--3rd Grade--Chicago
    Steph430--Pre K--Baltimore
    TheBagLady--k-5th Math Resource--Pheonix
    emmakate218--SPED Behavior--Houston
    Inm130--2nd Grade--Ohio
    GAteacher87--6th-8th ESOL--Georgia
    JustWannaTeach--1st Grade--Mississippi
    nklauste--3rd Grade--Minnesota
    Xidous003--7th-8th SPED--Californis
    bizzbeth125--2nd Grade--California
    math1abee's mom--SPED Math--Georgia
    porque_pig--MS Spanish--North Carolina
    student teach--High School English--New England
    AZMrs.S--2nd Grade--Arizonza
    lowes48--4th-6th language arts--Mississippi
    Rebecca1122--Middle School science--Indiana
    missjessica--High School Special Ed--California
    MissBelle--3rd Grade--New Jersey
    Swansong1--4th Grade--Central Florida
    Toy_03--1st grade--Central Florida--Orlando
    springmac--5th Grade--Florida
    Olive.Owl--5th Grade--Central Florida
    5thELA--5th Grade ELA/Reading and History--Texas
    Teachnewbie12--5th/6th Self Contained--Il
    monsieurteacher--K-5 PE--New Brunswick
    eireannashley--2nd grade--Colorado
    farfromhome--4th-5th grade Looping--Hawaii
    geek412--Chemistry Regular and Honors--Florida
    soliel00--1st grade--West Texas
    SB2103--6th Grade--Northern Virginia
    DreamToTeach--5th Grade--California
    xitalianacutiex--elementary self contained Autism--South Florida
    dgpiaffeteach--Middle and High School English--Ohio
    Newgateacher--3rd Grade--Georgia
    sstager--7th and 8th grade History--Metro DC
    whyowhy116--K--New Jersey
    Opal--4th Grade--Florida
    katfz--High School Inclusion--Virginia
    Barbera--9th-12th moderate/severe--California
    rockangel312--5th Grade Math--North East
    teacher1920--PK--Texas
    amyn22--7th Grade Sped--Illinois
    NYTONJ--3rd Grade--New Jersey
    Boopers--2nd Grade LA and SS--North Texas
    LiteratureLover--8th Grade English--Maryland
    newteacher26--5th Grade LA and Reading--Texas
    l8ybugmom--Media Center Specialist--Georgia
    indigo-angel--High School English--Illinois
    meggierie--High School French--California
    glitzeyes--K-6 science-Minnesota
    LUCHopefulTeach--8th Grade Math and Science--Chicago
    kiwi193--2nd Grade--New England
    xiangnong--ESL K-8th--Southeastern US
    LaMaestra--8th and 9th grade Latin--DC
    SoonToBeTeach--K--Central Florida
    mandaisepic--4th and 5th Resource--Texas
    TeachGA--K--Metro Atlanta
    r2turtle--Preschool--Arkansas
    Rainbowbird--4th Grade--Northeast
    rice07owl--3rd Grade Writing and Science--Texas
    The Night Owl--10th Grade English--Oklahoma
    lbradley1718--K--Texas
    dseeking 2913--1st Grade--North Dallas
    Darkhorse--2nd Grade--Colorado
    ABCteacher123--1st Grade--Georgia
    sweetpea78265--9th Grade English--California
    ayla--Elementary Math--East Coast
    Enderby--5th Grade--Chicago
    MrsCK--3rd Grade--Atlanta
    HOPE-ful Teacher--1st Grade--Wisconsin
    mathteachertobe--High School Biology--California
    HOW--5th Grade--Washington DC
    BurgundyMist--1st Grade--Pennsylvania
    mollydoll--GED and High School Earth Science
    BumbleB--8th Grade--Ohio
    sharona38--5th Grade-New Jersey
    Galois--High School Math--California
    LovelyTee--High School English--New Jersey
    TeachforLife--6th Grade Language Arts--Georgia
    ciounoi--7th-12th science, job skills, and test prep--Pennsylvania

    Congrats!!
     
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    Congratulations, ciounoi!
     
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    I got a job! I'll be teaching third grade in Alabama....so excited!!!!:):)
     
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    Congratulations again, ms99!
     
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    I GOT A JOB!!! Although this still technically makes me underemployed (I have my MEd and ece/elem license), I am just happy to be a) working and b) working in a school.

    What grade and/or subject? Preschool (age 3)

    How long have you been trying? First year

    How many resumes did you send out? LOTS...I think this was the first one for preschool though

    How many interviews or job fairs? First interview

    What general geographic area? Portland, OR metro
     
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    Congratulations, ash_sk8s!
     
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    Thanks!!! :)
     
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    My position was rescinded so you can remove it.
    6th grade ELA, Georgia.
     
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    What grade and/or subject? Middle School Math/LA
    How long have you been trying? Since mid-June
    How many resumes did you send out? AT LEAST 100 and I personally emailed the principal every time I applied for a job - that's how I got the interview that landed me this job!
    How many interviews or job fairs? 4 interviews
    What general geographic area? Midwest
     
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    Grade/Subject-PreK/K
    How long trying? About 4 months
    Resumes? 17-18
    Interviews? 4
    General Area? The Dakotas

    I love my job and I feel absolutely blessed. Not only is the job search not going on anymore, but I get to work with amazingly supportive people!!
     
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    Sorry of your rescinded offer, Teachforlife. It was beyond your control. VERY happy for teachin4ever and christine89.
     
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    Thanks, catnfiddle!!
     
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    I'm sorry, Teachforlife.

    Congratulations, teachin4ever and christine!
     
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    Thanks for the condolences everyone. I have decided I wont dwell on it. Yes, it's beyond my control.
    Congrats on those of you that are still getting jobs.
     
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    congrats to all
     
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    I am very excited to finally add my name to this list!!

    What grade and/or subject? Middle School Social Studies
    How long have you been trying? Since May
    How many resumes did you send out? Approximately 60 resume packets
    How many interviews or job fairs? 1 job fair and 4 interviews
    What general geographic area? Florida
     
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    Yay! There's still hope out there!
     
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    Congratulations, Bluesky!
     
  38. donziejo

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    Congrats!!!
     
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    What grade and/or subject? K-6, Library Media Specialist
    How long have you been trying? 15 months
    How many resumes did you send out? countless .... I would estimate over 100.
    How many interviews or job fairs? 18 interviews
    What general geographic area? Indiana

    :D
     
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    congrats sewlo!!
     

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