Hi Everyone! I just received my teaching credential and have been applying for full time teaching positions for this school year. I have only had a few interviews and I'm starting to lose hope. I am now considering subbing or being an instructional assistant with the hopes of eventually being hired as a full time teacher. Here is my dilemma: I've been given different views from people on whether subbing or being an instructional assistant is better to later be hired for a full time position. I'm already a sub in a couple of districts and I've heard this is a good way to make contacts since a lot of districts like to hire their subs first for full time teaching positions. I know some people who were hired full time after being a sub. On the other hand, a school wants to interview me for an instructional assistant, and I've heard this district likes to hire full time teachers from within. What should I do?? Please help me! I would really appreciate any advice on which option might be better to get a full time teaching job in the future!