(Female, Age 55) from Morgan Hill, CA
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Location||Morgan Hill, CA|
|Years Experience||23 years|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
public school teacher in a unified school district
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
teach students and work with staff
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
kaiser health plan , dental plan, i receive 10 days sick leave a year which are cummulative, retirement plan, vacation is not offered though we do not work year round
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
under compensated, i have a masters degree and do not earn what other jobs pay for the amount of education i have
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
i work with children and adults daily. i like this.
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
i work in a school campus and i like the feeling of being in a place of education
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 6
Level of Responsibility: 2
The Actual Work: 1
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am||not working|
|8am to 9am||not working|
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|10am to 11am||not working|
|11am to 12pm||not working|
|12pm to 1pm||not working|
|1pm to 2pm||meeting about having counselors at our school
school is out. i am not being paid for this
|2pm to 3pm||not working|
|3pm to 4pm||not working|
|4pm to 5pm||not working|
|5pm to 6pm|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
resume and paper app-it was 23 years ago
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
i had 2 interviews. the first one was with 2 people, and the second interview was with director of hr
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
was i able to speak Spanish
tell us about your experience
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, but my employer expected me to be ready to work
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
yes, Training took place in college.
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, my college prepared me well.
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
During college i was a student teacher and that was excellent prep
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
go to college and major in education
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
be flexible, organized in paperwork and patient
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
realize everyone wants to quit and everyone cries at first with this job. Later the job becomes satisfying,
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes i wanted to be a teacher
What are your current career goals?
to continue and add additional responsibilities
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
teaching is not what it looks like in sit coms
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||teacher||2 yrs||25 an hour||taught migrant students on Saturdays|
|Prior Job 2||na|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.95
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
|4||sjsu/wgu||teach cred and masters|
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