finally got a job :)

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  1. pommom

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    I have been part of this job seeker community for a almost a year now. I wanted to update for those that have kinda been keeping up and and helping me in my first year teacher job search struggles. After 7 interviews this summer. I have finally got one offer and accepted. This school is certainly not my first choice but I am very grateful and hopefully it will be better than I imagine it will be. I knew that being in the alternative cert program was going to be a challenge landing a job, and it certainly was. I will be teaching high school English in TX.
     
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  3. vickilyn

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    Congratulations - get that first year done, and see where this path leads you!
     
  4. tigger88

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    Congratulations!!
     
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    Congratulations!!
     
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    Good luck and have fun!
     
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    Congratulations!!
     
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    Congratulations!!! You've graduated from Job Seekers! :D
     
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    Congratulations! :)
     
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    Congrats!
     
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    Congrats Texas Teacher!
     
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    Congrats! Pass some of that luck my way. I'm alternate cert too, and I am sorry I ever went that way.
     
  13. WindyCityGal606

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    Enjoy! Once the first week is over, things flow so quickly that it's summer before you know it! Congratulations!
     
  14. DressageLady

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    Congratulations!
     
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    Congrats, I have been following you in another thread.
     
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    Some English teachers I've observed have sucked. They mispronounce words, they're teaching writing but have never published a piece in their lives! Let's hope you're different.
     
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    I'm an English teacher who teaches writing (of course, it's part of English) and have never published a piece in my life. And I'm sure I still mispronounce words here and there since English is still my second language LOL!! However, I still have a job, and I'm still kept in high regards by colleagues, students and bosses.
     
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    OP, congratulations !!
     
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    Congratulations!!
     
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  20. pommom

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    thank you! !
     
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    Congrats!

    But please don't promote alter cert as being something that will take everyone as long as you to find a job. I'm in TX too, alter cert, and it took me 6 weeks to find a job from starting the program. Everyone is different and it depends on what certification that person has, how they interview, how concentrated the areas is, etc.

    I've meet MANY alt cert. teachers and it took them a few months to find a job. At a max of 5 so your experience is not the norm around here. I'm in Houston for anyone reading. We have no issues finding jobs.
     
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    I didn't "promote" anything. I know teachers who have a standard teacher certification and it took them a long time too. Your right, it depends on a variety of things, but your post was not necessary because you came here to scold and not congrats.
     
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    I'm a little late on this, but congratulations and best of luck to you. (I'm a pom grandmom, by the way.)
     
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    Congrats and best of luck in your new position!
     
  25. pommom

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    thanks! yes i am a pom lover, i have a few of them at home.
     
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    I am still happy for you, but curious if you are going to take the job? This, of course, in reference to your other thread. Curious minds, and all of that stuff. :confused:
     
  27. pommom

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    hey :) I will write about it in my other thread
     

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