Teacher (Male, Age 38) in charlotte, NC

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleTeacher
Other Compensation None Set
Company Size(not answered)
Locationcharlotte, NC
Years Experience6 years

Career Ratings

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Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
200 people 1200 students school

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
teach, coach, grade papers and plan

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
free health, matching 403B

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
good, not super

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
yes It is good.

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.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 3
Benefits: 4
Hours: 7
Co-Workers: 1
Supervisors: 2
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 5
The Actual Work: 6

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 8amarrive at scholl. prepare for first class. check email
8am to 9amteach period 1 class. (65 minutes)
9am to 10ambreak. No classes. Time to grade papers, plan for next class, make copies, answer more email, get coffee
10am to 11amnext class. 65 minutes. Teach. activities and quizzes and other planned events. lots of movements
11am to 12pmbreak. more grading, answering emails and copying for next classes. Spend a little time with fellow teachers talking about plans.
12pm to 1pmLUNCH.. grab it and get back to computer so I could grade and surf the web for more plans.
1pm to 2pmteach class. same as previous classes.
2pm to 3pmlast class. also 65 minutes. teach full period tinn 3:15
3pm to 4pmcoach track. I leave at 3:30 to coach track athletes – planning workouts and taking attendance.
4pm to 5pmCoaching athletes. finish practice around 5pm.
5pm to 6pmbetween 5:00-5:15 I get back to the office and continue to plan for the next day and grade papers. make copies and create tests and quizzes.
6pm to 7pmdrive home. Get some dinner and take out computer and plan for next day. watch TV
7pm to 8pmno work now. I rest and watch TV, clean up house.
8pm to 9pmsome last minute planning for classes and grading. About 30 minutes of the hour. rest is relaxing
9pm to 10pmTV
10pm to 11pmTV
11pm to 12amTV – sleep at 1am

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
internet. VIA email and websearch.

What was the application process?
sending resume to school then a visit for 1 day interview.

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
full day. Met with students, teachers, did a sample class, met with administration. started at 8am and ended at 4pm

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
what my goals were. How I taught? why NC? why leaving NYC?

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
I had the experience before I came,

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
education in college, some teaching classes.

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes. I am a strong student.

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?
school – and practice teaching

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
people skills, love of knowledge, organization and computer skills

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
masters, very high level

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
get as much experience as you can in college courses and teacheing contacts with types of students,

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes. I hope to retire from teaching then move to administration soon.

What are your current career goals?
Teach for 4-5 years more (total of 20) then administration for 15 years… retire around 60.

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
no. just under appreciated and under paid.

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

Prior Job 1teacher4 years80000teacher in a NY public school. Coach
Prior Job 2teacher2 years50000teacher of a public MS.

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:92

College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3.3St. john’s UnivMathematics BS
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
3.3st. john’s InivMathematics MA

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