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:
This video explains the top strategies for looking 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.
This video demonstrates some of the important components to include in a teaching portfolio in order to endure it stands out from the crowd.
This video reviews the top mistakes people make on their teaching application, and ways to avoid them.
This video explains the five general methods of getting a prospective employers attention and landing an interview.
This video explains how to prepare to sell and market yourself to your prospective employer during an interview.
This video explains various ways to ensure your first impression is a good one, including the top do’s and don’ts.
This video discusses the 20 areas that interviewers are evaluating during an interview.
This article discusses the most common questions asked during an interview and some of the best answers to provide.
This video discusses the questions you should ask your prospective employer during an interview to show interest and knowledge of the industry.
This video discusses the best ways to approach a phone interview, including the advantages and disadvantages of this method of interview.
This video helps create a framework for teaching demo lessons during the interview process.
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.
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 of 4 books: The Busy Educator’s Guide To The World Wide Web 1st and 2nd Editions, How To Make A Difference: Inspiring Students To Do Their Best, Teaching Is...Moments That Inspire And Motivate Teachers To Make A Difference and co-creator of How to Thrive and Survive in Your Classroom teleseminar.
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.