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Posts Made By: Kataqueens
Board: The Job Search 04-05-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 33
 
Posted By Kataqueens
Job search on-hold until now I suppose

I've been reading how long some of you have looked for teaching jobs and am truly worried. I haven't posted on here for 3 years, so here's my story: graduated with my M.A in 2009, subbed from...
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-21-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Kataqueens
Checking in

I haven't posted here in months, and wanted to see how everyone was doing this school year. My job at Kaplan Test Prep is pretty good, but there are times when I miss subbing/gaining more experience....
Board: Substitute Teachers 07-08-2010, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Kataqueens
lv2read, it's an entry-level, salaried position...

lv2read, it's an entry-level, salaried position that starts between 32 and 35K. I'm in NYC, so pay reflects location, and it's also the headquarters of the company. Since my schedule will most likely...
Board: Substitute Teachers 07-06-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Kataqueens
Got the job at Kaplan!

After 2 interviews and a "writing sample," I accepted a job offer to work as a Student Service Agent for Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions. I'll find out more when I go in next Monday at 9am, but I...
Board: Substitute Teachers 06-23-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Kataqueens
Iteachlil1's, what is your graduate degree in?...

Iteachlil1's, what is your graduate degree in? Also, they're hiring editors, you just may have to move to a place like NY or any other major city, but they ARE hiring. Check out Scholastic, McGraw...
Board: Substitute Teachers 06-22-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Kataqueens
Let's just say that one of my classes was the...

Let's just say that one of my classes was the class with the idiot who shined the laser pointer at me in April; now he was encouraging everyone to glue their hands together! I don't think I'm that...
Board: Substitute Teachers 06-21-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Kataqueens
Ok kids, time for vacation! I wish

Combination of me sucking as a substitute teacher and it being the last week of school. Yes, I said it, I SUCK as a substitute teacher. And you know what? It doesn't bother me to say that, either,...
Board: Substitute Teachers 06-21-2010, 02:20 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Kataqueens
I subbed for the music teacher that Friday, and...

I subbed for the music teacher that Friday, and since she didn't leave any work, I told the students that they could read, write or play cards, as long as they remained seated and kept a reasonable...
Board: Substitute Teachers 06-21-2010, 02:07 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Kataqueens
I'm trying to steer away from teaching/tutoring...

I'm trying to steer away from teaching/tutoring jobs in the hopes of attaining employment that will fine tune my office and administrative skills and offer room for growth. These jobs also offer...
Board: Substitute Teachers 06-21-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Kataqueens
Interview

It's for a non-teaching job as a Student Services Agent.

Funny you mention Huntington. I was scheduled to interview with them, but then I thought it over and realized the low pay wasn't worth it...
Board: Substitute Teachers 06-20-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Kataqueens
Finishing my second, and hopefully my last, year....

Finishing my second, and hopefully my last, year. The most humbling job I've ever had, and it pains me to see people whom the staff knows take long-term positions when I've been there all year! I've...
Board: Substitute Teachers 06-20-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Kataqueens
Interview with Kaplan

I have an interview this Wednesday for a position as a Student Services Agent with Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions. Has anyone interviewed with them before?
Board: Substitute Teachers 06-17-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Kataqueens
Last week of school work?

So I've been adamantly avoiding subbing in June for reasons you can prob. figure out. I took myself off the sub caller list so that I wouldn't get bombarded with 10 calls in one evening. However, I...
Board: Substitute Teachers 06-14-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Kataqueens
Well, I accepted a sub job for this Friday at the...

Well, I accepted a sub job for this Friday at the MS, I know it's crazy to work this close to summer vacation, but I don't want to burn bridges in the event that I have to sub next year. I don't...
Board: Substitute Teachers 06-12-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By Kataqueens
I took myself off the main NYC sub list in May,...

I took myself off the main NYC sub list in May, but I've had to turn down a few calls from my regular MS because I've had things to do. Now I'm starting to regret turning down sub jobs this month....
Board: Substitute Teachers 06-12-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Kataqueens
The dilemma of subbing

Many of you know that I decided to move away from subbing in the hopes of landing a full-time office gig. After not getting a single interview, I went to a staffing agency, and the recruiter told me...
Board: Substitute Teachers 06-03-2010, 02:11 AM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By Kataqueens
No teacher layoffs in NYC!

Thanks to an email I received from the teacher's union announcing the good news. However, to make up for saving some 6,400 jobs and balance the budget, the mayor won't be giving teachers raises for...
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-19-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Kataqueens
Same boat

Graduated last May with my Master's and still subbing. I'm moving on to bigger and better things (hopefully) by getting a f/t job with health benefits, at least until this country decides that it...
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-19-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Kataqueens
I know of at least a few teachers who stick their...

I know of at least a few teachers who stick their nose up in the air and think they're too good to sub. Hopefully this reflects how a lot of teachers in NYC feel.
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-19-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Kataqueens
Very picky

I told the sub coordinator at my regular MS that I won't be available for many days in June; I've already registered for 2 job fairs and plan on meeting with an employment agency (I told them I was...
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-19-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By Kataqueens
June 28th is the last day, but we don't start...

June 28th is the last day, but we don't start until somewhere around September 7th or 8th. I already took myself off the general Sub Central list, and the school where I normally sub is cancelling...
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-14-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Kataqueens
Had a situation yesterday

Both the subject teacher and the CTT teacher were out, and one of the regular subs in the building who usually covers one of their positions when both are out was on another floor, so I had this new...
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-12-2010, 01:47 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Kataqueens
It didn't go as I'd hoped. The director had asked...

It didn't go as I'd hoped. The director had asked for a 1 page outline of a lesson plan/curriculum as it related to all subjects on the GED; what I took that as was a superficial review of a lesson...
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-09-2010, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Kataqueens
What to expect on an interview for a job as a GED instructor

I have an interview tomorrow morning to be a GED instructor to at-risk young men. The only thing the coordinator asked for me to bring was a 1 page outline of a lesson plan/curriculum as it covers...
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-05-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Kataqueens
No luck on the job front

I'm getting very discouraged. Most employers are puzzled that someone with a teaching degree and only substitute experience would leave the profession.



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