First teaching interview of the season!!!!!!!

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  1. smalltowngal

    smalltowngal Multitudinous

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    I have a teaching interview Monday afternoon at 3 in my hometown:)....an hour away:(. I emailed the AP this afternoon and she just called to ask me to come down. They have 5 positions, 3rd ELA, 3rd self-contained, 4th grade math (2 positions), and 6th grade SS (this is the one I really want!)...but I'd be happy with all of them but self-contained. We'll see what Monday brings!
     
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  3. Jem

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    AAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!

    STG-I saw this post, and my heart stopped! I am SO HAPPY for you!! It is FANTASTIC that they have so many openings. Even if you took one that wasn't your first choice, you're IN and you can shuffle around next year!!!

    Monday can't come fast enough. Keep us posted! (yeah, like you wouldn't.... ;) )
     
  4. smalltowngal

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    :lol: Jem! It's not my first choice..because its so far, but its something!! And if nothing else good practice. It's just nice to get noticed and called.
     
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    Like I said, I've been lurking...I saw this post and got so excited!!!

    I know an hour might not be the best situation, but it's something!! Just concentrate on the interview right now and worry about the drive when you get offered the position. (and you will)

    What is your certification?

    Congrats and Good Luck!!!!
     
  6. roseteacher12

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    Congrats! and GOOD LUCK!
     
  7. emmakate218

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    Yay!!! I agree with Jem, focus on getting in and then move grades and subjects later.
     
  8. mego65

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    Congrats! That first interview is so exciting.
     
  9. deedee

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    YAHOO!! :)
     
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    SOOO excited for you!!! Congrats and good luck!!
     
  11. MissLD

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    That is wonderful!
     
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    I am so excited for you! Good luck, STG!
     
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    YAY :) WHOO HOOO :) Great news stg

    Can't wait until Monday.
     
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    Just want to say again, YIPPEEEEEEEE!!!!!!! :)
     
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    I'm excited for you too!
     
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    STG,

    This is wonderful news! I can't wait to hear how it goes on Monday.
     
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    YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)
     
  18. Maryhf

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    I just have a really good feeling about you and 6th grade. Way to go!
     
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    YAY!!!! YOU GO GIRL!!!
     
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    WTG STG. Good things come to those who wait. I would love to teach 6th grade SS.
     
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    I really wouldn't mind getting offered any of the positions they have....its the drive. But I'll go in with an open mind and see whatever comes of it. Thanks guys for the support!
     
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    I am so happy to see this thread!
     
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    STG--The drive might not be as bad as you think. I took a job an hour away my 2nd year teaching and actually got to enjoy the drive. Right now I am about 30 minutes from my house and it is not bad. Good luck--I am still in Disney World but when I get home Monday, I hope to hear that things went great.
     
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    :) :D :) :D :) :D :)

    Good luck, sending good vibes. study study study, and get some good rest too this weekend!!! Let us know how it goes!
     
  25. TeacherShelly

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    It's about time! And wow, that's so many positions, they're nuts not to offer you one (or your choice!!)! I can tell that hour drive is not floating your boat. Do you really hate to drive?
     
  26. smalltowngal

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    The drive probably won't be so bad. It's all country roads so no real traffic...especially that early in the morning.
     
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    Shelly~I actually like driving. It's just I think it would get old after awhile. And not being close to my daughter's school for her first year is also weighting on my mind.

    chem~hope your enjoying your vacation!
     
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    Hope everything goes your way! :)
     
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    Congrats and good luck!!!
     
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    Ah, for some reason (???) I did not know you have a daughter and she's starting school. That would be hard. My kids go to school where I teach (because I teach there, not their neighborhood school) so a drive would not be as big of a deal. It would be very hard, though, with a kid in a district an hour away (and probably with different early-release day, breaks, etc.) That is a bummer.
     
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    STG: Congrats on the interview! Best wishes going your way!! :)
     
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    WOW! Told you it would happen. The waiting is the hardest part!!!! What great experience this would give you! Think about all the great advice you have given and relax. You have this one!
     
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    Yay, you!!! I can't wait to hear how it goes!!
     
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    OK, I'm giving you the same pep talk I gave a neighbor yesterday:

    This job is yours to go and take. Do your homework, know what they're all about and what they expect from a teacher. Dress your professional best. Go in there and convince them what we already know: that you're the best teacher for the job.
     
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    Sending you positive interview vibes!
     
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    Good Luck! I know it might not be your first choice but it's a step in the right direction!
     
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    It's yours!!! You are the best teacher for the job :) -Now repeat this every day :)
     
  38. leighbball

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    Can't wait to hear good news!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D :thumb:
     
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    Congrats and Good Luck!!!
     
  40. smalltowngal

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    Shelly~my dad and I thought that maybe dd could go to school there if I get the job. That's one of the questions I'm going to ask.
     
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    My daughter's went to school with me and it was the best move that I ever made. I LOVED seeing them during the school day. We did not live in the same district but it all worked out so well. Do ask!
     

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