Re: Finding a teaching job in Delaware
    Dale... welcome to smallville

    Landing a teaching job in Delaware simply boils down to not
    what you know but whom you know. Cronyism, nepotism,
    favoritism, etc., come into play. By law, school systems must
    publish job vacancies via newspapers, periodicals, and online;
    however, most already know whom they are going to hire despite
    going through a few token interviews. Several of these schools
    are not run by competent administrations but by local teachers
    who dictate policy. Good luck to you all and keep plugging
    away. Dale Henderson Seaford DE

    On 7/11/08, teacher 2 b wrote:
    > I hate to sound discouraging, but I'm having a rough time.
    > I've subbed in two districts for the last three years. I
    > finished my student teaching and am now a "highly qualified"
    > certified teacher with my Master's in Elementary Ed....I've
    > been looking for a permanent position for a year and a half
    > and can't get an interview. Of course, I'm in NCC. I have
    > seen some postings online for Sussex, but I can't relocate
    > at this time.
    > On 6/25/08, Lauren wrote:
    >> Hello! I am looking to make a career change to become a
    >> teacher or an assistant teacher. Unfortunately I did not
    >> go to college for teaching, and do not have a
    >> certification. This narrows down where I can apply by a
    >> lot. I am interested in teaching/assistant teaching for K-
    >> 3rd grade. Does anybody have any advice? I feel that no
    >> one has openings.
    >> Thanks!!!