How do you get a teaching job?

I'm a graduate student who is majoring in education and looking to find a teaching job despite not having any teaching experience or any experience in dealing with kids other than the the courses I've taken. I'm currently trying by sending my resume to principals but I haven't heard back yet. I was wondering there was a teacher or somebody who can answer this for me: How did you your find your first teaching jobs? What did you do?

Asked By: CapAIM - 6/15/2009
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I actually heard about a job from a friend I had in several classes in college. She told me about the job and mentioned me to her principal. I was given an interview and got the job. The next school I went to was from word of mouth also... More
Answered By: Erin - 6/15/2009
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I called several school systems to see who had openings and asked for applications. Then I sent the completed applications and my resume back and called about a week later to make sure it had been received. I got two jobs like that. My third (and final) job I found through networking with other teachers.
Answered By: judy - 6/15/2009
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