The Complete Guide To Getting A Teaching Job
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.
Marjan Glavac is a best selling motivational author, engaging speaker and retired elementary classroom teacher with over 29 years of teaching experience.
He has taught inner city students, students with emotional/behavioral disorders, ESL, IEP and a lot of unmotivated students.
Marjan is a dynamic international speaker and workshop presenter having spoken to thousands of teachers. His customized keynotes have included the following topics: Chalk Board Lessons From The Digital Age; Going Beyond The Rainbow (Or How To Be A Great Teacher); Burn Bright or Burn Out - Motivating Teachers for Life and his newest keynote based on his book: Teaching Is...Moments That Inspire And Motivate Teachers To Make A Difference.
He is the author and co-author of 6 books:
The Busy Educator’s Guide To The World Wide Web 1st and 2nd Editions
How to Succeed as an Elementary Teacher: The Most Effective Classroom Management Strategies For Teachers With Tough And Challenging Students
Become an Effective Teacher in Minutes: Best Teaching Practices You Can Use Now (co-author)
The Complete Guide to Getting A Teaching Job: Land Your Dream Teaching Job (co-author)
How to Thrive and Survive in Your Classroom: Learn simple strategies to reduce stress, eliminate misbehavior and create your ideal class (co-author)
Teaching Is...Moments That Inspire And Motivate Teachers To Make A Difference
Marjan is also the creator of one of the Internet’s longest running free teacher newsletters: The Busy Educator Newsletter (1998). The newsletter has inspired thousands of teachers to become more effective in their classrooms. He is also the recipient of the following teacher awards:
The Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics, Science and Technology.
The Roberta Bondar (first Canadian female astronaut) Award for Science and Technology.
The National Institute Award for Excellence in Teaching.
The Roy C. Hill Award for Educational Innovation.
A Certificate of Merit from TVO (Canadian equivalent to PBS USA)
Throughout his career, Marjan has used humor, story telling and unique teaching methods to motivate and engage his students. He’s accomplished this with lots of motivational activities. Some of his motivational activities include: egg drop projects dropped from the school rooftop, using chess concepts to teach and engage students about consequences, using shoes to teach personal accountability, encouraging students to make the curriculum come alive through role play and cooking to the dozens of telecommunications projects engaging students from K-University on every continent of the world.
His students have been motivated to learn by being involved in projects sponsored by Global SchoolNet Foundation, Kidlink, Academy One, CCCnet, AT&T Japan, Lycos and in the creation of the NewsOntario online newspaper project. His K-8 students have also participated in e-mail, travel buddy, research projects and polishing mirrors for the NASA Starshine project. His students have also been motivated by being filmed by TVO and Global's Kids-TV; featured in all local media - newspapers, TV, radio, as well as nationally in Reader's Digest, Toronto Star, Globe & Mail, Today's Parent, Home and Educational Computing and internationally on WGN and NPR radio, websites and dozens of student newspapers worldwide.
Marjan is a firm believer that: “There are no boundaries for the journeys of the mind." Every student, parent and teacher can be motivated and encouraged to achieve great journeys. His latest book Teaching Is...Moments That Inspire And Motivate Teachers To Make A Difference is a journey that he looks forward to sharing with fellow teachers and parents.