What are my odds of getting hired for a teaching job right out of college?
I will graduate with my Masters and Certification in Elementary Education in May. How many years, on average, can I expect to wait until I find full time employment. I know this is hypothetical and it varies from state and counties. How long did it take you to get hired full time? The job market is scary. I should add that I am only willing to travel 45 minutes one way. Should I assume that it might take a few years?
Asked By: CurlyShirley - 1/14/2013
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My sister got hired right out of college (similar qualifications as yours) and currently works at a school 1 hour from where she lives. The school in question had a temporary vacancy that they wanted to fill fast and hence she was hired as a substitute. When the prior teacher was unable to resume work, she was given an... More
Answered By: Ashvin - 1/15/2013
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Assuming you are willing to move anywhere in the USA and take any job, you can get hired.
Answered By: Kahless - 1/14/2013
You can get a full time job. You can find plenty of jobs with that restriction of time limit of journey. Don't worry.
Answered By: logesh a - 1/14/2013
Did you earn a four year teacher's college degree to learn how to teach? Elementary teachers are in great supply. Visit local schools and inquire. Schools now require applicants to have a year of practice teaching. Math, science, and SE teachers are hired immediately. Teachers in some fields will never be hired... More
Answered By: g_steed - 1/14/2013
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