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    Re: Can't get hired!!!


    Posted on 11/15/09
    (15) Comments

    On 8/26/08, Kim wrote:
    > I am a beginning new teacher and I am feeling the same
    > frustration as you both! I live in NC and have applied for
    > every teacher and teacher assistant job in the counties near
    > me. So far, I have only been to 3 interviews, none of which
    > were productive, either for not having experience or the
    > position was not being offered any longer due to budget
    > limits. I am feeling so frustrated because I graduated in May
    > and quit my previous job in order to take a teaching job, but
    > haven't had any luck. It is so frustrating to apply for jobs
    > and then hear nothing, it is like they won't even give you the
    > time of day. It is all in who you know. The school where I
    > did my student teaching had 4 job openings, but everytime I
    > called, they had already offered it to someone else within a
    > day of posting it, or they gave it to someone they knew for
    > political reasons. I am starting to see that I went to school
    > for the wrong career. It is supposed to be about advancing
    > yourself to obtain a new career and make more money, but then
    > it is impossible to get a job. I was always told to work hard
    > and make a good impression during student teaching, so if a job
    > was available there you would be considered over everyone else,
    > but really it is all in who you know!

    KIm, I know how you feel. I am in the same boat. I was always told
    the same thing. There are just no jobs.

    Posts on this thread, including this one

  • Can't get hired!!!, 8/15/08, by Susan.
  • Re: Can't get hired!!!, 8/22/08, by Unemployed SPED Teacher.
  • Re: Can't get hired!!!, 8/26/08, by Kim.
  • Re: Can't get hired!!!, 9/09/08, by Annette.
  • Re: Can't get hired!!!, 9/13/08, by OTD.
  • Re: Can't get hired!!!, 7/29/09, by Barbara Hunken .
  • Re: Can't get hired!!!, 9/21/09, by JT.
  • Re: Can't get hired!!!, 10/21/09, by Mary.
  • Re: Can't get hired!!!, 11/15/09, by tom.
  • Re: Can't get hired!!!, 11/15/09, by tom.
  • Re: Can't get hired!!!, 10/01/10, by Kristi.
  • Re: Can't get hired!!!, 11/24/10, by Bill.
  • Re: Can't get hired!!!, 5/03/11, by Dr. Thompson.
  • Re: Can't get hired!!!, 7/20/12, by tom.
  • Re: Can't get hired!!!, 11/05/12, by Brian.