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Interviewing for a Teaching Position: A Few Ideas to Consider

Over the past 20 years, I have been on all three sides of this issue: as a teaching candidate, who once interviewed for a teaching position, as a member of numerous school hiring committees (who did the interviewing) and as a teacher educator who counsels program graduates on the interview process. Though a teacher candidate will spend most of his/her initial interview answering the interview team’s questions, there will be a chance for the interviewee to quiz representatives of the school. Written primarily for the candidate, this article lays out questions that one might consider asking an interviewing faculty. However, faculties might find it helpful to read so that they have the opportunity to prepare the answers to these questions in advance of the interview.

Interview Guidance

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Field Trip Guidelines (things to think about in your preparation)

I have been planning and taking children on field trips for over 20 years and have found that a trip’s success is due in large part to the advanced planning and organization that I put into it. I hope the following ideas and thoughts will be helpful to you as you look towards your next outing.

Field Trip Guidelines

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Chaperone Guidelines

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Field Trip Food Survey

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Basic Packing List for Field Trips

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