Re: Teaching Jobs in Delaware

    What are AYP stats?On 6/03/06, Jamie wrote:
    > I saw that someone mentioned to you. That
    > is a great site. Have you tried job fairs? You can often
    > view online recruiting schedules. If a school at which you
    > really wish to work is going to be recruiting at a fair near
    > you, then I would suggest that you make up an impressive
    > packet and meet their recruiters in person. (The alternative
    > would be to hand-carry into the school, but this way you have
    > a chance to talk to them one-one-one.)
    > Several of the better schools absolutely recruit. Another
    > responder mentioned Red Clay, Appoquinimink, and Caesar
    > as good schools, and I KNOW that they all recruit. That is
    > how I found my job. :)
    > Oh! Something else that helped was that I emailed the head
    > personnel from each school with a powerful "cover letter" to
    > explain how much I wanted to move to DE, how serious I was
    > about relocating, how I'd love to work in a school with a
    > great academic reputation, etc. I looked up AYP stats and
    > really perused each school's website before I sent each email
    > so that I could really personalize them. I had exceedingly
    > favorable--and nearly instantaneous--responses. Some of the
    > schools had an online application process, so this helped my
    > name to be more recognizable in their databases. What do you
    > have to lose?
    > I wish you the best of luck if you're still hunting for a
    > I saw that someone said that most schools don't hire until
    > later in the summer, but I know that several have already had
    > deadlines pass and already done their hiring. Several others
    > have deadlines coming soon. I bet you've already applied,
    > though. :)