Long term?

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  1. ktmiller222

    ktmiller222 Cohort

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    I was offered a 4 month long sub position (to cover a maternity leave at the beginning of next school year) in a school I really like. I said yes of course. Has anyone taken a similar position? What are the benefits of accepting it? It's a small school/district so I know it won't lead into a permanent position. I just worry that I won't be able to be in other districts within those four months.
     
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  3. happybat4

    happybat4 Rookie

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    You can keep applying in the four months. This will get you a great letter of rec and also beef up your resume.
     
  4. Caesar753

    Caesar753 Multitudinous

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    It's an excellent opportunity. First, it may actually lead to a permanent position. Perhaps the teacher will decide not to return, or perhaps the principal will like you so much that he or she will offer you a position when one opens up unexpectedly. Don't immediately discount that opportunity. Second, a long-term position gives you excellent resume fodder. Third, you can walk away from this position with solid references from teachers and admin. Finally, you will gain valuable classroom experience.

    Go for it!
     
  5. swansong1

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    This! Will you prep and open school? If so, that will also be a way to get excellent references.
     

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