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The Inside Track: Getting Hired to Teach in a Canadian School, Second Edition

For anyone in the teaching profession now, or training to become a teacher, The Inside Track is an excellent tool for landing that elusive job. Helpful and informative, this publication covers developing an effective resume and cover letter, potential interview questions, accepting a position and contract technicalities, making use of technology, using the Internet, occasional teaching and the benefits of volunteerism. Includes addresses and contact information for provincial ministries of education, faculties of education, funding sources and more. The Inside Track
In this one book, directed specifically at the education field, you will find:
  • a step-by-step guide to résumé writing—how to make every word the right one
  • how to modify your résumé for specific postings
  • over 125 detailed examples of résumé entries
  • how to develop the most effective cover letter—grabbing the employer's interest
  • how to select appropriate references—and what will they be asked?
  • interview tips and survival techniques during the interview
  • over 195 sample interview questions in 22 categories, with suggestions on how to answer them
  • how to use information technology proficiently in the whole process
  • a plethora of information on contracts, their technicalities and other legalities
  • and much, much more

Written by Barlow S. Patten. Published by Thompson Educational Publishing, 2000.
Catalogue No. 1-55077-114-0
Price $29.95
Format Softcover
Pages 248
Language English only
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Last modified: November 7, 2001

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