We’ve hired a series of teachers who interviewed well but perform terribly. We need to revamp our hiring process.

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Can anyone help remind me of the questions interviewers ask when being interviewed for a teaching position?

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Waiting to hear back from my most recent interview is tearing me apart😫job searching has been an ego killer- even with all the kind responses from principals about how great I am, I'm still jobless?

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I had the worst in-district interview today. 5 principals questioning. I completely froze. It was like stage fright. Any advice on how I recover from this? I am so embarrassed. It was baaaaddd!!

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Finally heard back from my outstanding interviews & no jobs😭...It's so disheartening & frustrating to not have a job in your passion. 4+ yrs worth of HARD work & Im not teaching bc of "no experience"

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anyone else struggling out there to get a job? past 2 years have applied to over 120 jobs, have had maybe 11 interviews & have gotten 5 jobs (all long term subs) how can I get myself noticed?! #SOS

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I’m a beginning teacher and I’m currently trying to find my place in new districts. Any tips on how to up my game at interviews when I’m up against experienced educators? I appreciate all and any help

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I have an interview on Monday for a subject I just received authorization to teach (biology) but have never taught, only subbed a few times. How should I approach it? I am a social science teacher.

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I’m struggling to get my own classroom. I either interview & get really close or don’t get an email back. Any advice on staying positive during this time or on how to be the best so that I’m hired?

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I was invited to interview for a 6th grade position but currently work with 7th and 8th graders. There is quite a difference between years and I’m wondering what the noticeable differences are in 6th?

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I had several interviews and each interview these people are telling me that they are impressed with my qualifications and skills, but I am not told anything else about the job... What gives?

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I’ve had several interviews where administration promises contact and then I never hear anything at all. Is this normal? How do you handle this? What’s your policy on follow up with interviewers?

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What questions should I ask during an interview??

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I’ve had 2 interviews at 2 separate schools in the same district & both of them haven’t gotten back to me even though they said they would. I’m dying, can anyone give me advice on how to cope?

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Interview tips?

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I’m interviewing for a new position and have two tattoos on my ankles (nothing offensive). Do I cover them with make up or just let it be?

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Should I keep applying to public school or charter schools? I’m a second year teacher and for some reason public schools seem to not want to hire me even though I’ve been on so many interviews 🤷🏽‍♀️

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I have been a temporary employee for 3 years and still haven’t found a position for the fall. I have positive evaluations, great letters of rec and I interview well but it’s not looking good. Advice?

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What can people trying to get their first teaching job do to stand out in an interview?

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anyone else struggling out there to get a job? past 2 years have applied to over 120 jobs, have had maybe 11 interviews & have gotten 5 jobs (all long term subs) how can I get myself noticed?! #SOS

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Interview tips?

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I’m tired of our teacher interview questions. I feel like they don’t get at who the teacher is and how they’ll be in the classroom.

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How would you answer an interview question regarding handling a mad/disrespectful parent?

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I have been a temporary employee for 3 years and still haven’t found a position for the fall. I have positive evaluations, great letters of rec and I interview well but it’s not looking good. Advice?

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How many portfolios should I bring to an interview?

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I had several interviews and each interview these people are telling me that they are impressed with my qualifications and skills, but I am not told anything else about the job... What gives?

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Interview next week. Have to present (not teach) a Level G Guided Reading lesson plan on a non fiction text. Any pointers or examples you could share?

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How long after the application closing date should I expect a call to schedule an interview (if I get one)? Wednesday was the last day and now I’m getting nervous about a job I applied for...

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I have an interview on Monday for a subject I just received authorization to teach (biology) but have never taught, only subbed a few times. How should I approach it? I am a social science teacher.

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I had the worst in-district interview today. 5 principals questioning. I completely froze. It was like stage fright. Any advice on how I recover from this? I am so embarrassed. It was baaaaddd!!

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