Re: New Castle County: any jobs?

    That is very good advice! I am going to be moving to Delaware, Newark area, this
    summer. I am planning to start applying for jobs asap. I currently teach fourth grade in
    Pennsylvania. If anyone has anymore application advice, I would appreciate it.
    On 12/11/05, Karen wrote:
    > I am a Wilmington, Delaware teacher. Here is my advice that I
    > can give you. Put applications into the school districts
    > offices. Then, send your resume and cover letter to the
    > principals. The principals in most schools do the hiring, so if
    > you put the resume in their hands it makes their lives a lot
    > easier. I got several interviews, and I was told because that
    > my resume made it to their desk.
    > On 11/28/05, Miss Bailey wrote:
    >>> Hi, I just moved to Delaware in June and applied for jobs
    >>> in every New Castle County school district. I did not get
    >>> one phone call for an interview. I was highly disappointed
    >>> because I am a certified CT teacher and was in the process
    >>> of obtaining DE Certification. I have taught Middle School
    >>> for 7 years in an Urban school. I have a degree in Spanish
    >>> and History and an M.S. in Education. I am not sure how
    >>> they do their hiring.
    >> Yikes, not what I was hoping for but exactly what I expected.
    >> Were you applying for elementary positions? I'm sorry to hear
    >> that. Thanks for sharing.
    >> I'm desperate to get out of Florida, a.k.a. hurricane alley,
    > but
    >> the states I'm interested in aren't hiring teachers. It looks
    >> like I'll be stuck here until I'm blown away; literally.