While the excitement of the new school year begins to die down and things fall back into routine, it’s important to reflect on why your job as a teacher is so important.
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When Chicago teacher LaShonda Carter learned that her 18-year-old student needed childcare for her newborn baby in order to attend a job interview, she stepped in and helped by driving the student to her interview and taking care of her baby.
Ever greet your class first thing in the morning and been met with glazed-over looks and mumbled responses? Do you wish you could energize your students and get them excited for a day of learning? Meet Barry White Jr, a fifth grade English teacher at Ashley Park PreK-8 school in Charlotte, North Carolina – a teacher who has changed the game of classroom greetings by creating an intricate and personalized handshake with every one of his students.
Hiring staff is a critical part of school administrators’ jobs, but when you have a position open at your school, the recruiting process can feel intimidating. How do you find candidates with the skills you are looking for? How do you make sure that they’re the right culture fit for your building? And how do you make THEM want to work for YOU at YOUR district? Here are six simple recruiting tips to help find your perfect candidate.