Thanks "NE TN Teacher." This is depressing, and hope that things
get better soon. When I first graduated college in the early
90s, there was a teacher "glut," not nothing like this.
Fortunately, there will be a shift sometime. Best wishes in your
On 7/19/10, NE TN Teacher wrote:
> I relocated to the Johnson City/Tri-Cities area in 2008 and
> have been searching for an elementary position since.
> been subbing, volunteering and applying to every district
> within an hour's radius from my home (7 counties and 5 city
> districts) and have yet to find anything. I am hoping
> land an assistant position this year just to get in the
> schools more than as a sub - but I have been told that there
> are people in Johnson City Schools with Masters degrees
> working as assistants, so good luck with that. In this area
> it is all in who you know. There are two colleges that
> graduate teachers in the city, so there are a LOT of
> applicants for each open position.
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