Due to the nature of job listings and the uneven quality and quantity of positions, it is essential that you go through the process slowly and don’t deal with those that charge a fee unless you feel it is worth it. Some sights may ask you to register first and that information may be used by others so I suggest you have a separate email account for job searches in case spam comes a calling on your more essential email accounts.
I strongly recommended that you seek out those who have used these services for their insights and even use the Teachers.Net site to see if anything there strikes your fancy. jobs.teachers.net.
I also strongly recommend that your first choice would be to use the job placement services at the university where you completed your educational training program. The services are sometimes available online. That is where I found most of my jobs, but it took daily treks before I could find a desperate administrator who wouldn’t hold my advanced degrees against me on the salary scale. Those were the good old days.
Alan Haskvitz teaches at Suzanne Middle School in Walnut, Calif., and makes staff development presentations nationwide. In addition, he serves as an audio-visual evaluator and design consultant for his county department of education; a tutor to multi-cultural students in English and art; and an Internet consultant.
Haskvitz's career spans more than 20 years. He has taught every grade level and core subject, has been recognized repeatedly for innovative teaching and has received the following honors, among many:
USA Today All Star Teacher
100 Most Influential Educators
Reader's Digest Hero in Education
Learning Magazine's Professional Best
National Middle Level Teacher of the Year
National Exemplary Teacher
Christa McAuliffe National Award
Robert Cherry International Award for Great Teachers
In addition, Haskvitz publishes articles on successful educational practices and speaks at conferences. He has served on seven national committees and boards.
Haskvitz maintains credentials and training in special and gifted education, history, administration, bilingual education, journalism, English, social studies, art, business, computers, museumology and Asian studies. He holds these credentials for Canada, New York and California. His experience also includes staff development, gifted curriculum design, administration, community relations and motivation. His background includes 10 years of university education.
As a teacher, Haskvitz's curriculum increased CAP/CLAS test scores from the 22nd percentile to the 94th percentile, the largest gain in California history. In addition, Haskvitz and his students work continuously to improve their school and community. His students' work is often selected for awards in competitions in several subject areas. For more details about Alan and his students' work, visit his page on the Educational Cyber Playground.