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Return technical subjects such as Home Economics or Family and consumer science. Also subjects like Accounting and electrical engineering and sociology. Teachers,tenured and untenured ,should have protection against abusive administrators. More school psychologists are needed.

Answered January 19, 2020

I left to pursue a career in the field that I studied after getting my MS in counseling. There were no jobs as a counselor after I graduated and apparently still no open positions. There is a hiring freeze on new guidance counselors. DOE is not very informative.

Answered August 1, 2019

Please be aware before you become a sub. These supervisors (principal) do not follow the Uft contract for permanent paraprofessional. They will have you do things that a 1:1 suppose to do. When you explain your self to your union rep at your school they turn a blind eye and become deaf to your concerns. It’s better to be a sub you change schools you don’t have to be in the same school dealing with all kind of nepotism dictatorship and acrimony from staff members. The recent raise is almost making as a permanent para. If you don’t have a degree your salary will plunge becoming permanent. I understand the benefit part. The salary para makes is low income. My advice stay a sub build your own 401 k health insurance. Do Lyft and Uber during the summer or work at a summer day camp. Or sub for the DOE during the summer. The choice is yours

Answered December 15, 2018

I was recruited by letter and by phone while I was working for NYNEX through Steadfast because I had the license and it was a shortage area.

Answered August 24, 2019

Working with a Principal who really did not show respect or appreciation for very hard working staff in a difficult school.

Answered January 7, 2020

Loved working with the kids and my colleagues. Couldn't stand the do nothing administration at my school.

Answered April 7, 2019

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 July 15, 2017

Schools I send resume to both called and email asking if I haven't gotten a position I can call back to set up an appointment

Answered September 23, 2019
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