teaching jobs

Paraprofessional Jobs: Not the Best Career Choice

I’ve worked as a school paraprofessional at multiple schools and feel it’s very necessary to inform parents and those considering paraprofessional jobs of what really goes on.
The facts are that for the vast majority of paraprofessional positions, no education beyond a GED is required (and even that can be worked around by taking a “keys” [...]

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Nursing Future Still Remains a Mystery

I have been a nurse for 6 years. What have I learned during this time? I have learned I love patient care and working with families and assisting them in making hard decisions concerning their loved ones.
What do I dislike? Nurses garner no respect from their peers, managers, or administration. Families treat [...]

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Singapore Teacher Unhappy with the performance Bonus

Teachers should generally not be given performance bonus when the following happen as in Singapore schools
1. About 1% gets the Grade A = 4 months of bonus
2. About 15% get the Grade B = 2-3 months bonus
3. About 5% get the D grade = zero bonus payment
4. The rest get Grade C =half a [...]

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Art Museum Job….Educating Children About Art

My job is a new job. I got this job through a public tender that I pass in this year. It was a victory because there was just a only vague description. I thought to choose another city, where it had more vague, but I didn’t want to live out there and then I decided [...]

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Teaching English as a Foreign Language in Korea …Teacher

A friend of mine had lived in Korea for awhile and said that one could make good money there teaching English ($30-$40/hr). I wasn’t doing anything at the time, so I figured I might as well join him. At the very least it would be a fun experience.
And that is exactly what it [...]

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Austrian English Tutor/Teacher….hopefully making lessons more exciting

I’m normally a student but this year I’m working as an English assistant here in Austria.  Since October….well, I had to apply through this company which organizes assistants in lots of different countries…well, Europe at least.
I had to specify which country I wanted to work in…why I would be good at it.  I took it because…well…I applied for it.  [...]

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Being a teacher….We aren’t the problem

I am a public school teacher who has been in the classroom for thirty
years. Kids are different in many ways as are schools. Most of the time I love my job, but
there are many days when the frustration at student apathy, cockiness, and just rude
behavior get to me. I hear people say they are bored [...]

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