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ERIC Number: EJ925233
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
ISSN: ISSN-0730-3084
Getting into the Game: Helping Preservice Candidates Find Initial Teaching Positions
Ayers, Suzan F.; Senne, Terry A.
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), v82 n3 p19-22, 31 Mar 2011
Many teacher candidates fumble through the job-hunting process by employing the "discovery" approach to finding a teaching position. The purpose of this article is to provide direction and guidance for securing an initial teaching position in physical education. The areas outlined in this article include (1) developing application materials, (2) obtaining references, (3) engaging in the hiring process from application submission through follow-up contacts, (4) maximizing available resources, and (5) what teacher educators can do to supports their candidates' job-hunting process. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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