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Old 05-06-2020, 07:38 AM
 
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Private schools may hire you and not require anything further.

A Public high school may hire you if there is a sufficient shortage (as a math teacher, you may have a shot), but they will expect you to move forward with getting the credential while you are teaching.

If you already have a graduate degree in education, it won't take you years to get a credential. You may need to take a few education classes that are now required that weren't before. You will need to pass the subject area tests and some other state tests (if you were teaching math before, I am assuming your undergrad degree was in a related math/science type field and you have the educational background in math to be able to pass the math single subject test)

You will need to do student teaching as well. You may be able to do all of these things in the same semester. If not, two semesters max.

You can look into taking the classes and passing the tests this summer. You could do the student teaching this fall. You'd be all set, then, with a preliminary credential that will allow you to teach full time in any public school.
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