I know exactly how you are feeling. You are competing with
young ones and the system loves newbies. They don't cost
as much and are easy to mold. I would suggest subbing for
awhile and inviting the principal to come in and observe you.
No newbie can do that and that gives you a great advantage.
I found an honest principal who favored quality over low cost
or worse yet politics. You will too.
> Practice, practice, practice!
> Seriously, there are a variety of standard questions that are
> asked at interviews -- Google interview questions for
> teachers, and you'll come up with lots of different lists.
> Formulate responses/talking points for the ones you see on
> multiple lists and get somebody to ask you those questions.
> Practice responding to those questions until you've got
> down pat.
> You should also have a list of "talking points" -- things that
> you are good at that you want to make sure you highlight
> during the interview. Listen to the questions and see
> whether they lend themselves to any of your talking points.
> You need to work on finding a way to improve your
> interviewing skills if you want to be hired.
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