Just got an interview!!!

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  1. TeachGA

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    YAY!!! It's for a General Curriculum IRR parapro position... at 11:00 tomorrow! :eek: It's not a lead job, but the competition for lead jobs for newer teachers in this district is pretty fierce... it's a great step in the door. I'm very excited!

    I've never been to a public school interview before. Is a paraprofessional interview any different from a lead teacher interview? What do I need to bring? Any advice would be greatly appreciated! :)
     
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  3. Mobono

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    Hey TeachGA,

    I'm also in Georgia and am in a similar position. I'm still in school so I'm also looking for special ed parapro jobs. I'm a career changer and this a second education, too.

    I've had three interviews so far. I don't know what a teaching interview per se is like, but I imagine it's similar. I also did not downplay my wanting to be a special ed teacher enough and I spoke with a long-time teacher friend and she said they want someone who wants to be a parapro. So my interview last Friday I did that. I've been asked some of these questions: tell me about yourself, why do you want to work in special ed, as a parapro, how would you help in the classroom, what do you see your role of a parapro as. I brought my resume and also some lesson plans, but decided on the last ones not to present them unless they asked. I hope this helps! What district are you interviewing for? I'm applying in Dekalb, Gwinnett, City of Decatur.
     
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    Good luck!
     
  5. TeachGA

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    Thank you for the advice, that helps a lot, actually! I'm interviewing in Cobb. Going to go to bed soon so my brain is nice and awake tomorrow morning :)
     
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    Good luck!
     
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    Good luck today!!
     
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    Good luck at your interview!! Let us know how it went :)
     
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    Good luck! :)
     

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