On 10/28/09, Arizona wrote:
> Haha, yes, I have read the posts from Loudoun, so I will probably
> stay away. :) Where is Bulldog's area?
> On 10/22/09, NoVA wrote:
>> Although Northern VA pays a little more, you do earn EVERY
>> penny, it's demanding, you have much more to do because of the
>> competing NoVA counties, you will most likely commute, and
>> housing is fairly expensive. I am sure that there are many nice
>> parts of NoVA, and with the current housing situation, you CAN
>> find deals, but I am biased and hope to move, maybe to Bulldog's
>> If you do decide to teach in Northern VA, RESEARCH it carefully!
>> Fairfax seems like a nice district, I'm sure that you've read
>> the Loudouners posts here (need I say more?), Not sure about the
>> other NoVA counties. Best of luck!
>> On 10/21/09, Bulldog wrote:
>>> It depends on where you want to live as to the pay. It can
>>> range from the low 30's to the low 40's to start. Teaching
>>> here is great in some areas, rough in others. Pretty much
>>> like anywhere else. We have some great areas in the
>>> mountains, but we also have good cities and urban or rural
>>> regions. It just depends on what you like. VA has it all.
>>> Check out the VDOE site to get specific info regarding the
>>> various counties and districts. HS English shouldn't be too
>>> difficult to find work.
>>> Good luck!
>>> On 10/20/09, Arizona wrote:
>>>> I am thinking of moving there from AZ. What is it like to
>>>> live there and what is it like to teach there? How much do
>>>> teachers actually make? I am certified K-12, with the
>>>> qualification to teach high school English.
>>>> I would appreciate all answers.
>>>> Thank you,