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Starting your teaching journey can be a thrilling experience, but it can also feel slightly overwhelming, especially with the number of acronyms thrown your way. In the world of education, acronyms are a language of their own, and understanding them is crucial to navigate the profession effectively. For new teachers or soon-to-be educators, we've put together a mini glossary of some common acronyms to help you get started. OCT...
If you are currently on an education-sector job hunt then it is important that you have an up-to-date resume, one that is curated for the position you are applying for.  This will better the chances of your resume reaching the desk of a person for an interview. As a rule of thumb, stay clear of complicated formats filled with graphs and fancy design choices, and avoid having so much information that it looks as though you are not able to...
If helping young people find their career paths is your passion, you may want to learn more about becoming an academic advisor. This role allows you to work closely with students in secondary and post-secondary institutions to help them complete their courses and advance toward a career of their choice. It can be highly rewarding and you will get to have a direct impact on young people's futures! Let's begin by discussing who an academic...
Tutoring is a great pathway to a career in education. As times change, parents continue to look for the best ways to pass relevant knowledge and skills to their children. You can help them prepare their children for a fulfilling life ahead through tutoring. Tutoring provides a personalized experience for kids that helps them learn in a smaller class environment or 1 on 1 beyond the classroom. It is an opportunity for you to do what you...
When you're job hunting, it is common to find jobs that you love but see they require a degree that you may not have. You can also find fantastic opportunities but realize they are outside your current career path. This can feel like you’ve hit a wall during your job search, but we are here to let you know and show you the types of roles that exist without these requirements. If you want to land a role without the need to go back to...
As a teacher looking for a new position, it’s natural you might want to stand out of the crowd and impress interviewers, try to better your chances of landing your ideal job. There are a few ways you can achieve this, such as through a teaching portfolio. While a teaching portfolio may not always be required as part of the application process, it can help you make a good impression by highlighting your skills and experiences to the...
It is not a secret that teaching can be a highly fulfilling career. Depending on the specific area you want to specialize in, you have the opportunity to impact the lives of young people and support them in discovering themselves as they grow to become dedicated, passionate, and motivated adults.  To be a successful teacher you need to have a passion for education and a genuine desire to dedicate yourself to it. This profession...
Landing a teaching job for the first time takes patience, time, and hard work. You must have the appropriate qualifications before applying for a teaching position and must show confidence in your skills as well as be able to relate the qualifications/experience you gained in other positions. The different schools, boards, or districts can be unique, which means most teaching jobs require someone who is flexible and can handle classroom...