On 9/15/08, lee ann costello wrote:
> On 7/24/08, Art Teach in CO wrote:
>> We love CO, but the teaching job market is VERY competitive
>> out here. Luckily, I have multiple subjects that I can teach
>> and I have some experience. Art positions (especially in the
>> high school) are VERY hard to find unless you don't mind
>> teaching in rural areas (or in the inner city/tougher areas)
>> Also, salaries in CO are low compared to other states.
>> My recommendation is to start filling out applications and
>> sending out resumes NOW! Do you have a CO teaching license?!?
>> (It takes at least 6-8 weeks for them (CDE) to process your
>> application/documents in order to issue you one).Also, the
>> new school year starts in a few weeks (although some schools
>> in Denver are on a year-round schedule),and sometimes you
>> can pick up a job that was hastily/unexpectantly vacated.
>> Please, whatever you do, DO NOT MOVE out here before you
>> have a position...You will end up having to sub (with very
>> little pay and no benefits), and there's no guarantee that
>> you will get a position in the near future.
>> There are a couple people that I know who have been looking
>> for a teaching job for the last 2 years!
>> So, be smart and CHOOSE WISELY.
>> On 7/24/08, Cal wrote:
>>> I was looking at Denver and it seems like a cool artsy
>>> place. I'm an art teacher and wondering if it would be
>>> worth teaching there? Would I be able to find a job? Does
>>> it pay well? What's the economy like there? I notice many
>>> homes are very pricey, some aren't. What's the cost of
>>> living like? I know bills varie for everyone, but what do
>>> you generally pay for food, electricity and gas there? Is
>>> Denver a safe community? What other towns are near?