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20 Job Ideas for Teachers

20 Job Ideas for Teachers

Whether you still have not found a teaching position, have been laid off, or are considering changing careers, teachers have a versatile skill set that opens the door to many other professions.  Check out these 20 different job options for teachers and discover one that meets your needs.


Summer Jobs for Teachers: Tips for Starting a Craft Business

Summer Jobs for Teachers:  Tips for Starting a Craft Business

The need to supplement a teaching income is, unfortunately, almost a given in today’s economy.  While some teachers opt to tutor or work on teaching supplies for extra income, there are other options that allow you to explore your creative, non-teaching side.  Whether it is a side job that you would like to do just
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Must-Haves For A Sub’s Bag of Tricks by Rachel Friedrich

Must-Haves For A Sub’s Bag of Tricks by Rachel Friedrich

Guest article by Rachel Friedrich When I first started subbing almost five years ago, I wanted to be prepared for any situation. Much like buying insurance for every possible scenario, I found pretty quickly that I was over prepared. My back and shoulder told me that I was carrying too many things. So I did
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What Not to Wear to a Teaching Job Interview

What Not to Wear to a Teaching Job Interview

While educational theories and classroom routines may be the first thing on your mind when you get the call for your first teaching interview, do not forget to think about what you will be wearing.  As a teacher, all eyes are, quite literally, on you.  It is important to project that professional and school-appropriate image
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20 Things to Be Prepared for During a Teaching Interview

20 Things to Be Prepared for During a Teaching Interview

Recently, we asked some of the really good teachers on Facebook, what their best advice was for teaching interviews.  While some of the answers were great reminders, others were things that you might not think about.  Check out 20 things to be prepared for during a teaching interview from veteran teachers who have been through
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20 Unusual Teaching Interview Questions To Be Prepared For

20 Unusual Teaching Interview Questions To Be Prepared For

Applying for a teaching position can be intimidating.  After spending a college career focusing on methodology and best practices, teaching applicants may think they are prepared for any question thrown at them during a job interview.  What may be surprising is that, according to teachers who have been through the interview process, there are always
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The Life of a Sub by Carolyn Brown

The Life of a Sub by Carolyn Brown

by Carolyn Brown, Guest Blogger Flexibility is the name of the game. What’s the game? Substitute teaching. A few years ago, I was looking at a divorce and in need of a job. I loved being a mom volunteer in my daughters’ classrooms, and I already had my degree, so I took a test &
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What to Include In A Substitute Teacher Binder

What to Include In A Substitute Teacher Binder

The more detailed you are with your substitute plans, the better the day will be for your students and the substitute teacher.  Take the guess work out of figuring out what to put in your substitute planner and use the ideas below to get you started.  With a 3-ring binder in hand, you can create
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Teaching Through Music – An Interview With Meg Russell of Meg’s Melodies

Teaching Through Music – An Interview With Meg Russell of Meg’s Melodies

I first met Meg Russell, of Meg’s Melodies, at one of her many party bookings and was instantly drawn to her warm personality and enthusiasm.  My young daughter and sons were quickly pulled into her children’s music and I just knew I wanted to interview her.  When I found out that she was a Special
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Really Good Stuff by Wendy Cushing

Really Good Stuff by Wendy Cushing

by Wendy Cushing, Guest Blogger If you’ve followed my monthly columns at The Teachers’ Lounge this year, you know that two years ago I was laid off from my teaching job in my hometown due to budget cuts.  Fortunately, I was able to land another job teaching in the next town over only 4 miles
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