superintendent interview

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  1. NJTeacher82

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    Hi Everyone! I need help/advice. I applied to a district in which I was asked to do a demo lesson after my interview. I did my demo lesson and now I am being asked to interview with the superintendent. What does this mean? I am hearing mixed reviews. Some friends/teachers are telling me this means I got the job and its a formality and that the superintendent just wants to meet me. Others are saying it will be a question/answer session. Has anyone had experience with this? What do you think?
     
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  3. MissNikki

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    I teach in a small public school in New Jersey. As a result, our superintendent is overly involved and interviews the teachers coming in. This probably means you have a good chance at getting the position. :)
     
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    In our district it usually means it is down to 2 candidates.
     
  5. JerseyEnglish

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    It's usually a really good thing! Good luck! You'll do great!
     
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    Im just nervous because the woman wouldn't give me any information about the "interview" just that it needs to be scheduled. Also, the school never called me to let me know anything either. Im keeping my fingers crossed!
     
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    Well, it can't be a bad thing.

    They wouldn't schedule an interview with the Super to tell you that they decided on someone else.

    So either you have it or you're one of the top candidates.
     
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    Good luck! I've never had to interview with the super, but from what I've seen on these boards its a good thing!
     
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    In my district in NJ, it means you are a finalist for the position.. Good luck to you...be enthusiastic, positive and ask for the job!!:angel:
     
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    It's probably a good thing!

    Good luck!

    NJ is a hard place to find a job in! It's soooooo nice when it finally happens :)
     
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    In my district, usually either 1 or 2 people are sent on to the super for the final interview. Good luck!!
     
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    I just found out that it is with the Super of HR, not the Super of Schools. Hmmm... never heard of an interview with HR. Any thoughts anyone?
     
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    Any meeting with a super sounds good. Best of Luck!!!
     
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    If its a big district, maybe the super of HR makes the decisions...for us, that is the assistant superintendant who is in charge of personnel, but both would be present during a final interview as long as there are no other meetings or vacations scheduled.
     
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    For a teaching position it is usually just a formality. However some districts do send 2 candidates rather than 1. good luck
     

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