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    Re: Advice on Quitting


    Terry

    Posted on 8/11/10
    (18) Comments

    So, it happens all the time? Teachers break contracts and move
    to other districts?

    Thank you so much for your time and advice.

    Terry

    On 8/11/10, My advice wrote:
    > First, your union can give you a copy of the contract.
    > However, for now, let's just assume you have to give 2 months
    > notice. Your contract will lay out the details.
    >
    > Continue to work and look for a new position at the same
    > time. It happens all the time so no one will view it as a
    > big negative. Be careful when you get an interview to not
    > focus on just the negative when you are asked why you would
    > like to leave the position. It will be a big turn-off if all
    > you do is complain. Know what you are going to say going in.
    >
    > When you get an offer, notify your administration in
    > writing. Expect to have to stay the entire length your
    > contract dictates from when you gave your notice. If it is
    > less, so be it. It will be an awkward and difficult time
    > period but there will be an end in sight.
    >
    > Good luck.
    >
    > On 8/11/10, Terry wrote:
    >> Hello;
    >>
    >> I need some advice and no spam or negative comments. I
    >> have made a terrible mistake with the school where I am
    >> working. I would like to continue to look for another job
    >> while teaching, but am unsure at how teacher contracts work
    >> and weather another school would even look at my
    >> application knowing that I am under contract with another
    >> district.
    >>
    >> Please advise and, respectfully, no lectures. I know how
    >> this must sound - just please help me.
    >>
    >> Thank you,
    >> Ctracy


    Posts on this thread, including this one

  • Advice on Quitting, 8/11/10, by Terry.
  • Re: Advice on Quitting, 8/11/10, by My advice.
  • Re: Advice on Quitting, 8/11/10, by Terry.
  • Re: Advice on Quitting, 8/11/10, by Yes it does.
  • Re: Advice on Quitting, 8/11/10, by Terry.
  • Re: Advice on Quitting, 8/11/10, by M.
  • Re: Advice on Quitting, 8/11/10, by Terry.
  • Re: Advice on Quitting, 8/12/10, by M.
  • Re: Advice on Quitting, 8/18/10, by MeanPeopleSuk.
  • Re: Advice on Quitting, 8/19/10, by Mae in Texas.
  • Re: Advice on Quitting, 8/22/10, by Trisha.
  • Re: Advice on Quitting, 8/23/10, by Terry.
  • Re: Advice on Quitting, 8/24/10, by 479.
  • Re: Advice on Quitting, 8/26/10, by Anon1.
  • Re: Advice on Quitting, 8/26/10, by The real Terry.
  • Re: Advice on Quitting, 8/26/10, by Anon1.
  • Re: Advice on Quitting, 11/07/10, by delehla.
  • Re: Advice on Quitting, 1/09/11, by 678.