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Hello Veteran teacher here who is looking for a big move to a new school district. I have been in the same one for the past 10 years and now I am looking to move to Central Ohio. I know hardly anyone in education there so I am wondering how on earth you would begin networking to get into these schools. I know getting a job is tough and there are very few in this area so those responses are not necessary. I am sure that I have enough qualifications, awards, etc to get the job; I just need a way to get my foot in the door than being lost in a stack of resumes. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
Been where you are J,

Unfortunatlely, networking is EXTREMELY important and getting your face seen is a MUST. I have the experience just as you do and moved to OH. I am on year two without a job and not sure what will happen in the 2010-2011 school year. I am subbing to make myself known and seen. That is just the way it is. I came without knowing anyone in ...See More
Feb 15, 2010
CB As the pp said, your experience will cost a district more money, which may or may not work in your favor. From what I have seen in my district, admins want to hire new teachers (cheap--looks good for budget) with Masters degrees (highly qualified--looks good on yearly district report cards). With so many districts in central Ohio as well as in ALL ...See More
Feb 15, 2010

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