Teacher (Female, Age 45) in Naperville, NY
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||4 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|
Table of Contents
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
I work as a Special Education teacher in a school district.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I oversee 12 special education students. I work with in class and also pull-out for various academic issues. I will also assist when having a behavior issue.
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
I work only periodically so I do not receive this
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
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 other teachers. Yes, I like working together to meet students needs
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.
School I love it!!! I love seeing all the students daily
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: 4
The Actual Work: 5
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||check e-mail|
|8am to 9am||filter and help in kindergarten class help during calendar time. Make sure students are on task. Supervise and prevent behavior issues.Redirect students as needed. Work around and see who needs help.|
|9am to 10am||2nd grade classroom assist during Math time Make sure students comprehend and that they are during all assigned work. Check to make sure students do home work and check off names of who didn’t do.|
|10am to 11am||small reading group work on read naturally- a phonics reading program. Reading and decoding of story and then answering comprehension questions|
|11am to 12pm||lunch|
|12pm to 1pm||help in lst grade with a literacy group. Do they know words and language being discussed and are they focuisng??|
|1pm to 2pm||go into 2nd grade room assist while they are working on reading. Are they on task. If need be take a small group and assist while reading. Do they understand and can they read story on their own. Check for comprehension.|
|2pm to 3pm||This is plan time. E-mail teachers and check with students to make sure they are caught up on work. Help them to catch up if needed.|
|3pm to 4pm||Bus duty. Assist students to bus and make sure they are orderly and quiet.|
|4pm to 5pm||check e-mail and head home|
|5pm to 6pm|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
substituting in this district
What was the application process?
resume on line
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes. District level then met with principal once
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
strengths and weaknesses. Why I wanted to get into teaching
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes need on the job experience
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
student teaching making lesson plans and implementing them and then assessing students
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes needed to see how to teach different subject matters
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Education and student teaching, volunteer and substitute teach
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Patience and a love of children
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?
Babysit and observe classrooms. Find out if teaching is a good fit for you.
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes I love teaching
What are your current career goals?
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
I love it!!
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||Teacher||4 Yrs.||30000||Special Ed. Teacher|
|Prior Job 2||Teacher||10 Yrs||90/day|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.5
|Graduate or Professional|
(Masters or Doctorate)
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