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I am in need of some advice. I feel as though my situation consists of several "special" circumstances.

In November, I will graduate with my Bachelors degree in Human Development and Family Studies. From there, I will begin working towards my Masters Degree in Education (either pursuing Elementary Education or Secondary English Education, I am currently undecided).

I currently live in Japan due to my husband's military career. By the time we leave Japan and go back to the States, I will have finished my Masters degree. Therefore, I am trying to get as much "experience" under my belt, as it seems most jobs require at least 1 year of teaching experience. However, opportunities are few and far between, here in Japan.

I am currently working as an ESL teacher for Pre-k, Kindergarten, and 1st grade Japanese students. I have a one year contract with the school. The pay is miserable ($3.00 an hour at 12 hours a week). I pay a babysitter for my son more than I actu...See More
elsiev What are your goals? Are you looking to teach PreK or K once you get your teaching credential? If so, strong experience working with PreK coupled with ESL experience will stand you in good stead.
Jun 13
elsiev What are your goals? Are you looking to teach PreK or K once you get your teaching credential? If so, strong experience working with PreK coupled with ESL experience will stand you in good stead.
Jun 13


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