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Sorry to be a pain...do you think hiring is pretty much wrapped up for the year? I started school 3 weeks ago in my district. I only got one part-time referral this year...but I also hadn't updated my files...so that could be why...maybe next year...
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Connie Snow Lane's response is an important reminder that DoDEA is not something to count on. You have to apply accepting that you might be working at your same job for years before you get hired. If the job you have is not one you can live with, it is probably a good idea to look for other jobs in your location/desired location in addition to trying to g...See More
dodhopeful Connie thanks for that. I understand. When I got 2 calls 2 years ago, I thought since I had already signed a local contract that I COULD NOT break it. Now I understand that my state allows it unconditionally prior to July 10 and even allows it at all other times, but the district can suspend your license in that state for a year. I'm ok with that. ...See More
Mary If you need an active license, you could consider getting one in another state, so that if your current state suspends your license, you still meet the qualification requirements.
dodhopeful Thanks, Mary. I am active in multiple states. I just didn't know that I could break my contract legally. And I had just signed a brand new one in a new district. I felt unethical thinking about breaking it. But now my current principal knows I'm applying every year...
Sep 21
Mary I agree that it is best to be open with your principal. Let them know your goals and keep them in the loop if you ever do see a referral or interview request. Sometimes your references are contacted before you are asked to interview.
Sep 21


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