Teaching internships provide the opportunity for current students to gain experience. A teacher's aide works in a classroom setting, under the supervision of an experienced teacher, including a number of weeks leading the class. The Educational Testing Service
is required for new teachers in most states.
Each school district has particular application procedures in place, so you must know the requirements of the state in which you are seeking a teaching position. Contact the appropriate state board of education, using the following links. Read postings on their website thoroughly to ensure you meet all the requirements, and be sure to file your job application before listed submission deadlines.
Schools and other educational organizations may require a curriculum vitae (CV) instead of a resume. A curriculum vitae should be around three to four pages, as compared to to a one-page resume. It must include your contact information, an overview of your career, your professional goals, certification, and academic achievements, if any. A curriculum vitae focuses on your specific qualifications, whereas a resume sketches a broad outline. Also, teachers are often asked to show that they are computer literate. In the interview, discuss the importance of education, the rewards of teaching, and how you hope to impact the lives of your students. Your reference list should include supervisors or coworkers. Please browse the following teaching job listings, updated daily:
For associate degree holders, or new college graduates entering the workforce,
is an excellent career development resource, drawn from The National Labor Exchange, while
lists job banks by state. For younger job seekers, take a look at
, which is geared towards helping new workers, age 16-24, gain entry-level experience.