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  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:128
  • eBook ISBN:9780983577348

The Insider's Guide to the Teacher Interview

by Bill Kresse and Mike Vallely

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The essential teacher interview handbook. Authors Bill and Mike use their years of experience hiring teachers to lift the veil of secrecy on the process of teacher interviews. From interview questions to teaching demonstrations to what hiring committees are looking for, they take you behind the scenes of the teacher interview to offer insider information that will give you the 'edge' over other candidates.
The Insider’s Guide to the Teacher Interview gives aspiring teachers a powerful “edge” in the teacher interview process. Drawing from their years of experience hiring teachers, authors, Bill and Mike lift the veil of secrecy and tell you exactly what it takes to land the teaching job of your dreams. This groundbreaking insider perspective delivers an affirming approach to getting an interview, writing cover letters and resumés, researching schools, and maximizing teaching portfolios. The guide is a unique resource offering a glimpse at what few candidates ever get to see: authentic documents being used by administrators across the nation to hire including resume screening tools, interview rubrics, written tasks, teaching demonstration scenarios, and much, much, more. Add to this their innovative Umbrella ApproachTM to comfortably mastering any and all teaching interview questions, and these two educational insiders will quickly have you prepared to navigate anything that you encounter.
About the author
Bill Kresse has served as principal of City Honors School in Buffalo, NY since 2005. Under Kresse’s leadership, City Honors has regularly been named as one of the top public schools in the United States by Newsweek, The Washington Post and US News and World Report. He holds Masters and Ph.D. degrees in educational administration from Cornell University. Kresse has been acknowledged with the New York State Assistant Principal of the Year Award and the Allen Secondary Principal Excellence Award from the State Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS). Mike Vallely has served as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, and Pupil Personnel Services for the Lancaster Central School District in Lancaster, NY since 2006. Under Vallely’s leadership, the district has seen an unprecedented improvement in K-12 student achievement and graduation rates. He holds Masters and Ph.D. degrees in educational administration from Cornell University. Vallely has been acknowledged nationally, receiving the American Association of School Administrator’s (AASA) Finnis E. Engleman Award and in New York State receiving the Western New York Principal’s Award for Excellence in Administration.