Objective: Career change to technical writing. Obstacles: My current demanding job. Needing to relocate to place that actually has technical writing jobs. **Please help me determine the feasibility of my plan to relocate and change my career. Details inside.** [more inside]
Considering leaving a teaching career for something completely different. [more inside]
I need a job/career. I have a PhD in bioengineering. I spent that time analyzing brain data in Matlab. Then I got an intense programming job in Manhattan. I lasted for 10 months: It was so aversive that I worked too slowly and finally had to resign. What do you do? Do you like it? What should I do now? [more inside]
I'm a fresh college graduated from a European academy for Graphic Design and want to move to NYC to gather more experience in the field, and live there for a while. Question about job search and accommodation. Considering doing a masters degree too. [more inside]
Hi Everyone, I recently took a job as a teacher's aide in a public elementary school. It's my second week, and I like it, but I'm feeling overwhelmed. I think I may want to become a teacher, but I'm having some setbacks that are making me wonder if I am cut out for this field. I feel like I am one step beheind everything and/or totally ineffective at communicating with the kids. Here are some examples (They are long-winded . . . my apologies) [more inside]
Are there any websites that show reliable listings of middle/junior/senior high teaching positions throughout the U.S.? Public or private. Specifically in my case, positions in Secondary English/Language Arts.
How can I find a teaching job in Japan, with a Masters degree in TESOL and 17 years of teaching experience? I guess this isn't your usual "I want to teach in Japan" question, since I'm qualified enough to compete in the tough market, but how do I go about it? [more inside]
How do I go about getting hired for a position that doesn't exist: a High School Russian teacher? [more inside]
My mom is a retired elementary school teacher (in Cleveland, Ohio). She is hurting for cash a little more than she expected she would, and would like to teach again on a substitute/tutoring basis. How does she go about doing so in a manner that she can earn a decent salary? [more inside]
To former teachers: in what ways did teaching prepare you for different jobs in your post-teaching career? [more inside]
Please help brainstorming a new and better paying career. [more inside]
I agreed to take a teaching job at certain community college, and now, just two weeks away from the beginning of the semester, it looks like a much better job is about to come through for me. What are the ethical considerations of backing out? [more inside]
Hi, I will be going to a teacher associate job interview next week. This is where I will be sort of like a teacher's aide. Do any of you have great comments or responses that will impress the interviewer? [more inside]
What is the hiring climate like in Boston for recent graduates with little to no teaching experience but with my qualifications? [more inside]
Wife cannot get a teaching job. How to increase chances or what alternate career paths? [more inside]
Please help my friend not get fired from her job teaching English in South Korea. Advice and coping strategies requested. [more inside]
What options does my Argentine boyfriend have to move back with me and find work in the United States?
What options does my Argentine boyfriend have to move back with me and find work in the United States? [more inside]
I've been seriously considering becoming a high school math teacher. I have some experience teaching in a classroom, and lots of experience tutoring. What I'd like to know now - before I jump into an alternative degree program - is what it's actually like being a teacher day in and day out. If I'm not going to be able to hack it, I'd rather know now. [more inside]
Good jobs for graduating BA/psychology student seeking work-life balance? [more inside]
My future bride teaches in Dover, DE. And she's trapped in a job she hates. Please suggest alternative work that she might find within 45 min of philly… [more inside]
I'm graduating this semester with a license to teach secondary history. Help me decide whether to take a one-year teaching job or a fully-funded MA in history. I want to ultimately teach high school, but full tuition + a monthly stipend seems too good to pass up, and I can't do both. What should I do? [more inside]
Dissatisfied with my current job and want to go into teaching. Is it for me? And how do I do it? [more inside]
How hard, physically, is teaching? Can someone with fibromyalgia and other physical limitations do it? [more inside]
In a few days I'll be interviewing for a job providing academic support to university-level ESL students. Help me prepare! [more inside]
Job Filter/ School Filter: Masters in Education, English, or Political Science? [more inside]
Out of State Teaching Certification: do I need to have it completed before I apply to teaching jobs that are out of state? [more inside]
Bad Economy Filter: In college now, will graduate in 2012 and aim to teach art. The caveat is that it will have taken me 6 years to graduate my undergraduate program because of transferring schools and all the confusion that new majors comes along with. So, here's my question... how do I give myself a leg up? Perhaps superfluous details inside. [more inside]
Does anyone have recommendations for where to find job postings for companies hiring English teachers in Buenos Aires? [more inside]
Should I stay an English teacher or move on to a new career? I have been working in the ESL industry for eight years. I have a Bachelor's degree and CELTA. I have taught babies, young children, as a high school teacher, Business English, and IELTS preparation classes. I am an IELTS invigilator, and have curriculum design experience. I will be moving to Toronto soon, and I'm wondering what the next step in my career ought to be. I feel as though I've reached the limit of what I can do as a classroom teacher, and am interested in a counselling or international marketing role. Has anyone made this transition? What qualifications or re-training were needed? Am I on the totally wrong track? Should I just make a totally different move into a new industry? [more inside]
What kind of salary can I expect as a computer lab technology coordinator at a fancy private school in the Boston area? [more inside]
Where in Canada are they hiring teachers? British Columbia? Alberta? Please fill me in. Are there permanent jobs in your province in teaching elementary school and high school? Or where can I find out?
Beginning new teaching / training job in small-ish company. Previous trainer was there for many years and was much loved. Any suggestions / creative ideas for introducing myself to the staff / establishing good relationships in the first few weeks?
Career direction help? Can the mefites help me discover a new path for my professional life? [more inside]
My wife and I will be moving to Los Angeles come this spring. She heard from a colleague that landing a teaching job (K-8th, public or private) is especially hard in LA. Is this true? [more inside]
I have always been very interested in education and wonder if I began teaching, if it would open up some interesting job opportunities later on that are different from being a teacher? [more inside]
A pupil at my Mum's school head-butted her today. She lost a tooth. She doesn't like teaching, and I don't want her to have to go back to that school ever again... [more inside]
How does one get a tenure-track job as a studio art professor? [more inside]
What's the best way for an almost-college graduate to find a job teaching Latin and/or Greek? I'll have a BA in Classics from a good school, but limited teaching experience. I'm not particularly looking to get certified because I don't want to do this for more than a few years.
I'm a public school music teacher. I'm thinking about moving to another part of the country. How do I go about finding a position teaching at a private school? [more inside] [more inside]