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Tips for applying to teaching positions

On your application, list teaching and child-centered experiences in reverse chronological order, with recent experiences listed first. Some applications will have a short-answer question for you to complete or you may be asked to write a Philosophy Statement. A focus on student learning and your own life-long learning are critical!...

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How to write your philosophy of education statement

The Philosophy of Education Statement is an important piece in your educator portfolio. It may be requested by hiring personnel at schools to be included with a cover letter and resume. Your teaching philosophy should be thoughtful, organized and well written. The summary should be between 1-2 pages and should...

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Utilizing social media to land a teaching job

76% of districts use social media to advertise job openings 52% of employers research potential candidates online after reading their resumes Utilize social media to benefit your job search. You can use LinkedIn to find new contacts, Twitter to follow districts of interest, and Facebook to reconnect with old friends...

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Job Search Timeline for Educators

A commitment to a job search can seem like a full-time job. With this in mind, we have devised a timeline to help direct your job-hunting priorities and activities during the course of a year. August – October Develop a resume and have it critiqued by a career development advisor...

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Top Resources for Jobs in Education

Colorado Department of Education - Through setting a clear vision for increasing student performance, CDE continually supports the advancement and improvement of the state’s education system to prepare all learners for success in a rapidly changing global workplace. Teach English Abroad - This page provides resources for students interested in...

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Top 7 non-profit resources for Education & Public Service industry

Do you want to help make the world a better place, but not sure where to start? A career in non-profit can begin a number of different ways, so check out these resources to help get you on the right track. CU PIIE - The CU Public Interest Internship Experience...

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Education & Public Service

Best Places to Work - The most comprehensive and authoritative rating of employee engagement in the federal government. Go Government - This site is designed to be your guide as you consider, apply, and secure federal employment. The purpose of the site is to help you research federal agencies and...

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Best job boards for a career in government

The work of a government employee can impact the lives and communities around the world. You can play a vital role in addressing pressing issues, from homelessness to homeland security in the state of Colorado and beyond. We've found the best job boards for you to find an opportunity to...