It does happen all the time.
The contract isn't "broken" if you give the notice it stipulates.
Believe what you want. You appear to be a very angry person. I
would enjoy interviewing you.
By the way, you may want to go back to grade school to learn the
difference between "whether" and "weather."
You appear to be a very angry person.
On 8/11/10, Terry wrote:
> So, it happens all the time? Teachers break contracts and move
> to other districts?
> Thank you so much for your time and advice.
> 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:
>>> 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
>>> Please advise and, respectfully, no lectures. I know how
>>> this must sound - just please help me.
>>> Thank you,
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