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How long does it take to get hired from start to finish? What are the steps along the way?


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When I went to the interview It took about tree weeks because i had to go for the finger print. it also depends whether you are already working with the agency it will take less time to get hired.

Answered - CUNY IT Specialists Intern (Current Employee) - Bronx, NY

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I have a Bachelor Degree in Spanish Teacher
But I do not know any principal.
What is the follow steps to make it to work in a public school


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You have to be nominated by a principal and go through a couple testing procedures and workshops. In addition, a medical and fingerprints are needed.

Answered - Paraprofessional (Current Employee) - Brooklyn, NY

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Before you can be hired, you must have at least a bachelors degree in teaching which usually turns out to be four years of college. You also have to be in a masters program to further your education.

Answered - English Language Arts Teacher (Former Employee) - Staten Island, NY

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Undergraduate and Graduate degree and 5 certification exams.

Answered - Teacher - Gen. Ed., Special Ed (Former Employee) - New York, NY

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Person of interest must have a Bachelors Degree to teach and then take NYS exams to become certified and a Masters Degree is required as well the DOE will give a time limit to attain the Masters Degree

Answered - Substitute Teacher (Former Employee) - Brooklyn, NY

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Nomination letter send email follow take steps from there

Answered - Paraprofessional Teacher Assistant (Current Employee) - Brooklyn, NY

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