This book targets the primary goals of any student teaching program -- professionalism, interviewing, and getting hired. Getting Hired is designed to accompany a student teaching experience and provides step-by-step guidance through student teaching, interviewing, and into a job.
This book is set up in three phases:
Getting Ready -- Prepares individuals for the teacher job search by making the most of the student teaching experience. It includes insider advise on multiple topics, 100 things employers will ask about you, and maintaining a professional web presence.
Getting There -- Teaches the essential tools of the teacher job search including résumés, cover letters, interview portfolios, and tips on where to find jobs.
Getting Hired -- Provides strategic interview responses, knowledge of various interview settings, common interview questions and sure-fire tips to make you stand out above the rest with a knock'em dead interview.
Each book comes with individual access to the Getting Hired Companion Website, which contains a plethora of resources, including: ePlanner Activities, eJournal, Employer Tips, and eResources.
Interview Portfolio: Build an Interview Portfolio that can easily become an ePortfolio showcasing standards-based teaching abilities, as well as a tremendous interview preparation tool. The 10 Interview Portfolio templates comprise a powerful self-promotion and interview success tool.
Videos: Watch sample interviews for all levels of instruction, listen in as employers give job seeking advice, and key interview questions and topics.
This book can be used for student teaching courses through college or universities, or to support a job search for an individual in the education field.
PHASE 1 Getting Ready
PART 1 The 10 Truths of Student Teaching
PART 2 Becoming a Teacher
PART 3 The List of 100 Things Employers Will Ask about You
PART 4 Ethics and Integrity in the Job Search
PART 5 Professional Web Presence
PHASE 2 Getting there: Landing the Interview
PART 6 Finding Jobs
PART 7 Résumés That Hit the Target
PART 8 Letters and Employer Communication
PART 9 Interview Portfolios
PHASE 3 Getting Hired
PART 10 Interview Preparations
PART 11 Interview Questions and Topics
PART 12 After the Interview
"Getting Hired is a must have for all student teachers. This book is a goldmine for young teachers who want to get noticed and hired."
-- Dr. Roy A. Montesano, Superintendent of Schools, Ramsey Public Schools