(Female, Age 31) from fontana, NY
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career
|0 / 10
|0 / 10
|0 / 10
|0 / 10
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
A medium-large sized public school district.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I am an early elementary teacher.
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
10 days sick, 3 months off, full health, dental, vision
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.
Yes and I like it because it helps things go easier
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.
classroom/school like: close to home, roomy dislike: old
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 7
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
|Arrive at school site, prep for the day (make copies, set up room, check email)
|8am to 9am
|Kids arrive, start language arts lessons
|9am to 10am
|Teach English Language Development for the English Learners, go to recess
|10am to 11am
|Continue with LA
|11am to 12pm
|12pm to 1pm
|Start Math lessons
|1pm to 2pm
|Continue math. Recess
|2pm to 3pm
|3pm to 4pm
|Clean up room, dismiss kids
|4pm to 5pm
|Get ready for the next day (make copies, phone calls, meetings, etc.)
|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?
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes, 1 interview with 2 principals
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
questions about why I want to teach and what I do to make sure the students learn.
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
No but my schooling did
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Yes, during the credential process you do 2 student teaching assignments where you work in a classroom.
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes my student teaching was very valuable
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?
Start working in the district as a sub or an aide so that you can network.
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
very organized, social, able to work alone and with others, love kids, patient, creative, lots of energy
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
yes at least a BA and credential, a master’s is best
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Be ready for long hours, lots of stress, and lots of rewards
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes, being in education is my long term plan
What are your current career goals?
Continue in education
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
It’s hard work but the best job ever!
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1
|Day-to-Day classroom subbing
|Prior Job 2
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.5
|BA English Lit
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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