The Complete Guide To Getting A Teaching Job
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The Complete Guide To Getting A Teaching Job

Everything you need to know to land your dream teaching job
4.3 (134 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
8,755 students enrolled
Created by Marjan Glavac
Last updated 6/2020
English [Auto]
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • 8 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Use unconventional job search techniques to find teaching jobs ahead of the competition and land interviews
  • Confidently walk into any teacher interview with knowledge of the top questions interviewers ask and the best answers
  • Teach a demonstration lesson that will impress
  • Teaching prerequisites for the area you desire to teach in is extremely helpful, but is not required (these requirements can be fulfilled later or during the course).

This online course is for anyone looking for a teaching job. It’s also a great refresher course for any teacher who wants to change teaching jobs.

The one thing I didn’t realize during my teaching career was the need to keep updating my resume, my networking and my interviewing skills. If you ever get downsized, or change teaching positions or want to leave your district for another district, you need these skills to get the teaching job you want.

In this course, you’ll discover the techniques I used to get a teacher job:

  • Two little known, unconventional job search techniques that will help you source teaching jobs way ahead of the competition – sometimes before the job is even advertised!
  • The one sentence to add to your Cover Letter that will help to land you an interview. This isn’t common practice but it definitely works!
  • The number one secret to landing a teacher interview. (Your interviewers will love you for doing this).
  • What never to put on a teacher cover letter. (This is so simple, but it happens all the time).
  • How to create a teacher resume that makes YOU stand out from the competition.
  • Resume mistakes that make recruiters furious. 
  • How to bridge those trouble spots, sell your skills—and yourself.
  • How to block stress—BEFORE the Interview.
  • Be prepared! Secret tools to bring to an interview.
  • Preparing for a job interview—mentally.
  • 25 practice questions that interviewers are sure to ask. (Each one comes with tips on how to answer each question AND detailed (and I mean detailed!) actual sample answers!)
  • How to teach a demonstration lesson or session that will really impress the panel! Get this right and they’ll want to hire you on the spot.
  • 12 questions YOU should ask the interviewer to let them know you’re serious about getting the job.

Who this course is for:
  • This course is designed for anyone looking to land a teaching job, or change teaching positions.
Course content
Expand all 19 lectures 01:46:54
+ Introduction
2 lectures 08:01

This is a welcome video which provides an overview of the course, A Complete Guide to Getting a Teaching Job.

Preview 05:03

This video discusses who the instructor, Marjan Glavac, is and his history working in education for over 29 years.

Preview 02:58
+ Job Search
4 lectures 15:56

This video explains the top strategies for looking for a teaching job.

Where to Look for a Teaching Job

This video explains the factors that should be considered when looking at various districts and schools to apply to as a teacher.

Preview 02:22

This video demonstrates some of the important components to include in a teaching portfolio in order to endure it stands out from the crowd.

Teaching Portfolio

This video reviews the top mistakes people make on their teaching application, and ways to avoid them.

Application: Things to Avoid
+ A Winning Resume and Cover Letter
2 lectures 11:48

This video explains how your cover letter is more important than your resume, and the three versions that should be maintained. Includes an example.

The Cover Letter
The Resume
+ Interviews
9 lectures 01:04:06

This video explains the five general methods of getting a prospective employers attention and landing an interview.

How to Get the Interview

This video explains how to prepare to sell and market yourself to your prospective employer during an interview.

How to Prepare for the Interview

This video explains various ways to ensure your first impression is a good one, including the top do’s and don’ts.

How to Make a Good First Impression

This video discusses the 20 areas that interviewers are evaluating during an interview.

What Administrators are Looking for

This article discusses the most common questions asked during an interview and some of the best answers to provide.

Common Interview Questions

This video discusses the questions you should ask your prospective employer during an interview to show interest and knowledge of the industry. 

Questions You Should Ask

This video discusses the best ways to approach a phone interview, including the advantages and disadvantages of this method of interview.

Preview 03:24

This video helps create a framework for teaching demo lessons during the interview process.

The Demonstration Lesson

This video emphasizes the importance of ending an interview well, and what you need to do in the follow-up to get the job done.

Closing the Interview and Follow-up
+ Conclusion
2 lectures 07:02

This video provides additional general tips to assist during the job hunting process

Preview 05:57

This video brings together all of the main topics discussed and provides direction for next steps.

Bonus Lecture: Course Wrap Up