On 6/01/10, LV4 wrote:
> On 4/10/10, experienced teacher-- elementary wrote:
>> I'm wanting to relocate to Boone County and have noticed
>> there are several elem. jobs posted. I'd love to apply- have
>> 15 yrs. experience. Would I have a shot? Are they too
>> political? Really would appreciate an answer. I'm afraid to
>> apply, get an offer, then not be hired back for someone who
>> gets the job because of "contacts". It wouldn't be worth it
>> to lose my tenure. Really do want to apply. Thanks!
> You have to work hard to get into Boone County. Your
> application package must be complete before consideration.
> You are more apt to get an interview if you send your
> information to the principals of the schools you are
> interested in. With so many universities in this area, there
> are about 300 applications for one opening. I definitely
> wouldn't give up my tenure before getting something solid.
> Boone County has excellent schools and it's worth the work to
> get in, but everyone else feels that way too!