Hello all, I'm currently teaching at a private school 45 min. away from home and really enjoy the community there. I did, however have an interview at a public school which is 11 (!) min. from home last Monday. My 3 references do not include my current principal, because she does not know I"m looking. I just got an email from the principal which I interviewed with and he wanted to know if he could contact my current principal for a reference. I"m taking this as really good news! Anyway, I of course said yes, and emailed my principal to give her a heads up. My question is: has anyone experienced having their references called upon and not get the job? Could this be a standard thing that this district does- call several peoples references and then decide? I guess I just need to be patience, right?