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What to Do If You Can’t Find Teaching Jobs

By Jamie Goodwin on February 26, 2019
Topics:  Teaching Jobs, Teaching Career

It doesn’t matter how well prepared you are or how well you did in student teaching. Sometimes, it’s just difficult to find teaching jobs in your preferred subject area. What should you do if this...

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Interview Questions for Teaching That You Should Prepare For

By Jamie Goodwin on January 22, 2019
Topics:  Teaching Jobs, Teaching Interviews

As you prepare for your teaching interview, it’s important to know what questions could be asked of you. That way, you can start thinking about how you’d answer them ahead of time and be prepared....

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Does GPA Matter for Getting a Teaching Job?

By Jamie Goodwin on January 21, 2019
Topics:  Teaching Jobs, Becoming a Teacher, Teaching Degree

My friend struggled to get through her general classes. Let’s just say that she didn’t get the straight A’s that she had hoped to get. She asked me, “does GPA matter for teaching jobs?” The simple...

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How Does Substitute Teaching Work? 6 Steps for Subbing

Substitute teaching requirements differ by school district. In some school districts, you may be able to substitute teach before completing your degree. It can be a great way to gain experience and...

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10 Reasons Why Teaching Is Fun

By Jamie Goodwin on January 15, 2019
Topics:  Teaching Jobs, Why Teach?

Someone once said, “choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” That’s how I feel about teaching. Teaching is not only something that I love to do, but I think it’s...

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7 Things to Know If You Want to Teach in Alaska

By Jamie Goodwin on January 11, 2019
Topics:  Teaching Jobs, Where to Teach

There are different things to know about teaching in each state. If you want to teach in Alaska, here are some things that you should know.

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What Grade Should You Teach? How to Decide

By David Recine on January 03, 2019
Topics:  Teaching Jobs, Becoming a Teacher, Teacher Education

Different age groups can provide very different teaching experiences. So what grade should you teach? You’ll want to decide early on in your teacher training.

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Should I Become an Elementary School Teacher?

By Allison White on December 26, 2018
Topics:  Teaching Jobs, Teaching Elementary School

Every teacher has their own favorite age. Some teachers love teaching 4th graders, others enjoy the challenge of teaching high school calculus or teaching Kindergartners to read. Only you can know...

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Average Starting Teacher Salaries by State

By David Recine on December 22, 2018
Topics:  Teaching Jobs, Teacher Salaries

As you prepare to become a teacher, it’s good to know the average starting teacher salaries by state. What will you make at your first teaching job? Which state is the best state to teach in, in...

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How to Become a High School Teacher

By Jamie Goodwin on December 22, 2018
Topics:  Teaching Jobs, Teaching High School

With my love for teaching and all things English, I knew that I wanted to teach high school. But the question remained how would I become a high school teacher? What would I need to do to become...

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