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  • Alaska Teacher Placement Forums • View topic - PLEASE LOOK AT TOGIAK
    as my transcript from my final university comes in I have already made reservations for the job fair in March but I would love to skip all of that and start packing now I am currently teaching her in TN but I have wanted to teach in Alaska for YEARS this would be a dream come true I have taught K 2nd and 3rd who can I email my resume references etc to southryngal Posts 1 Joined Sat Nov 21 2015 6 01 am Top Re PLEASE LOOK AT TOGIAK by marymatt718 Thu Dec 17 2015 2 58 pm Success We filled our last position but unfortunately for those of us who will see new friends go there will be a few openings here in Togiak next year Please keep watching for us on ATP We get our contracts in late February and they have to be signed by late March so there will be postings in late February and early March possibly Don t be a drama llama Look at and consider Togiak We re awesome Biased me Whatever gave you that idea DM marymatt718 Posts 75 Joined Mon Feb 10 2014 6 27 pm Top Re PLEASE LOOK AT TOGIAK by lardas Sun Feb 07 2016 4 09 am I am an American certified sped teacher currently teaching in Kuwait but who wants to move to Alaska for the 16 17 school year and beyond I have never heard of Togiak but I love the way people are praising it and am wondering if there will be any jobs for next year Like a lot of people on this forum Alaska has been a dream for a long time and now I am ready for it I think what I really want is a school that needs my energy and my intellect and where I do not have to go shopping each weekend just for entertainment After 8 years in the desert trees and lakes are wondrous things to me As long as I have my internet connection my cup of coffee in the morning and a safe place to live I am good to go I look forward to continued conversations on this forum lardas Posts 6 Joined Sun Nov 08 2015 3 08 am Location Kuwait Top Re PLEASE LOOK AT TOGIAK by lardas Sun Feb 07 2016 4 11 am marymatt718 wrote Thank you John As the Grand Nagus if you know where I got that title I will be REALLY impressed with you of the ATP Forum your compliment is high praise indeed I m not sure though whether Steve and Dave are ready to thank me or throttle me for this stream I know who the Grand Nagus is and can rattle off at least a few of the Rules of Acquisition Nikki lardas Posts 6 Joined Sun Nov 08 2015 3 08 am Location Kuwait Top Re PLEASE LOOK AT TOGIAK by marymatt718 Mon Feb 08 2016 12 30 pm Hello from

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  • Alaska Teacher Placement Forums • View topic - Safe to Assume?
    going to assume I am not qualified for this teaching position dkmullins Posts 2 Joined Fri Sep 11 2015 5 10 pm Top Re Safe to Assume by Bushteachers Thu Feb 04 2016 7 31 am dkmullins wrote My wife and I are highly interested in moving to Alaska to teach this next school year I ve been teaching middle school math for 5 years and she is just finishing up her student teaching this spring I got my application completed via ATP and received an email from a rural school informing me that they have a 6 12 position opening up next year As my license is a K 8 I m going to assume I am not qualified for this teaching position You are qualified for part of it You will more than likely need to take praxis tests and work towards being highly qualified in the other areas When we first moved up here I was certified in SPED and elementary I became a MS HS SS ELA teacher with part time SPED as well AK didn t recognize my SPeD cert I eventually took 5 praxis tests over two years Bushteachers Posts 95 Joined Fri May 08 2015 12 36 pm Top Re Safe to Assume by dkmullins Fri Feb 05 2016 3 45 am Thank you for the response Does that mean that you were hired to teach grade levels that you originally were not certified to teach based on your out of state license but then you worked until you received the other certifications dkmullins Posts 2 Joined Fri Sep 11 2015 5 10 pm Top Re Safe to Assume by Bushteachers Fri Feb 05 2016 8 57 am dkmullins wrote Thank you for the response Does that mean that you were hired to

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  • Alaska Teacher Placement Forums • Login
    Resend activation e mail Log me on automatically each visit Hide my online status this session Register In order to login you must be registered Registering takes only a few moments but gives you increased capabilities The board administrator may also grant additional permissions to registered users Before you register please ensure you are familiar with our terms of use and related policies Please ensure you read any forum rules

    Original URL path: http://www.alaskateacher.org/forum/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=973 (2016-02-09)
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  • Alaska Teacher Placement Forums • Login
    Resend activation e mail Log me on automatically each visit Hide my online status this session Register In order to login you must be registered Registering takes only a few moments but gives you increased capabilities The board administrator may also grant additional permissions to registered users Before you register please ensure you are familiar with our terms of use and related policies Please ensure you read any forum rules

    Original URL path: http://www.alaskateacher.org/forum/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=792 (2016-02-09)
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  • Alaska Teacher Placement Forums • View topic - Safe to Assume?
    going to assume I am not qualified for this teaching position dkmullins Posts 2 Joined Fri Sep 11 2015 5 10 pm Top Re Safe to Assume by Bushteachers Thu Feb 04 2016 7 31 am dkmullins wrote My wife and I are highly interested in moving to Alaska to teach this next school year I ve been teaching middle school math for 5 years and she is just finishing up her student teaching this spring I got my application completed via ATP and received an email from a rural school informing me that they have a 6 12 position opening up next year As my license is a K 8 I m going to assume I am not qualified for this teaching position You are qualified for part of it You will more than likely need to take praxis tests and work towards being highly qualified in the other areas When we first moved up here I was certified in SPED and elementary I became a MS HS SS ELA teacher with part time SPED as well AK didn t recognize my SPeD cert I eventually took 5 praxis tests over two years Bushteachers Posts 95 Joined Fri May 08 2015 12 36 pm Top Re Safe to Assume by dkmullins Fri Feb 05 2016 3 45 am Thank you for the response Does that mean that you were hired to teach grade levels that you originally were not certified to teach based on your out of state license but then you worked until you received the other certifications dkmullins Posts 2 Joined Fri Sep 11 2015 5 10 pm Top Re Safe to Assume by Bushteachers Fri Feb 05 2016 8 57 am dkmullins wrote Thank you for the response Does that mean that you were hired to

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  • Alaska Teacher Placement Forums • View topic - Applying as a "teaching couple"
    hire us both at the same site As we finish up with AppliTrack we are hoping to get some advice regarding how to communicate with districts about being a teaching couple Is it standard to put it into our letters of interest or is there somewhere else that it would pop out more We would also love to hear any advice or stories about being hired as a teaching couple is it as common as it seems Thanks in advance for your thoughts We are a teaching couple We ve worked for two different districts so far Our previous district cut one of our positions which cut us both So our advise 1 Only apply with districts that have jobs for both of you 2 When you apply and introduce yourself via email send one email introducing both of you Bushteachers Posts 95 Joined Fri May 08 2015 12 36 pm Top Re Applying as a teaching couple by Johncn Wed Feb 03 2016 6 13 am Hi Teaching couples are sought after in rural Alaska As Damon says when you or your SO write your letter email to the districts you are most interested in make sure you mention not only that you are part of a teaching couple but your other half s name and certification area s This will help them categorize you as a package deal so to speak I do personally recommend that you apply reach out to districts you want to work and live in whether or not they have posted openings for both of you Sometimes they don t have all of their suspected openings at a site posted but know of a likely teaching couple slot coming up soon ish If they see you and your partner in the pile of candidates and they have good reason to want a couple in that village they may hold off on securing another hire for a bit to see if you two are still available when the second opening becomes known This is just my advice Others may disagree but I been on recruiting teams which have done this very thing Interview single candidates in the sort term but hope for a couple if that other job comes open Could just be an exception not a rule Districts rarely post all of their openings at once They post some that they know early retirements candidates who have resigned well in advance etc and then another batch of openings after their tenured returning staff are offered jobs and have the required number of days to consider them and sign their contracts or return them unsigned And then a third batch of openings are posted when non tenured teachers the district wants to keep have been offered contracts and considered them The timing on this can be 30 days apart in many cases AND don t forget the openings that happen when the districts approves requested in district transfers to the list lol Why are teaching

    Original URL path: http://www.alaskateacher.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1324 (2016-02-09)
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  • Alaska Teacher Placement Forums • Login
    Resend activation e mail Log me on automatically each visit Hide my online status this session Register In order to login you must be registered Registering takes only a few moments but gives you increased capabilities The board administrator may also grant additional permissions to registered users Before you register please ensure you are familiar with our terms of use and related policies Please ensure you read any forum rules

    Original URL path: http://www.alaskateacher.org/forum/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=1169 (2016-02-09)
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  • Alaska Teacher Placement Forums • View topic - Applying as a "teaching couple"
    hire us both at the same site As we finish up with AppliTrack we are hoping to get some advice regarding how to communicate with districts about being a teaching couple Is it standard to put it into our letters of interest or is there somewhere else that it would pop out more We would also love to hear any advice or stories about being hired as a teaching couple is it as common as it seems Thanks in advance for your thoughts We are a teaching couple We ve worked for two different districts so far Our previous district cut one of our positions which cut us both So our advise 1 Only apply with districts that have jobs for both of you 2 When you apply and introduce yourself via email send one email introducing both of you Bushteachers Posts 95 Joined Fri May 08 2015 12 36 pm Top Re Applying as a teaching couple by Johncn Wed Feb 03 2016 6 13 am Hi Teaching couples are sought after in rural Alaska As Damon says when you or your SO write your letter email to the districts you are most interested in make sure you mention not only that you are part of a teaching couple but your other half s name and certification area s This will help them categorize you as a package deal so to speak I do personally recommend that you apply reach out to districts you want to work and live in whether or not they have posted openings for both of you Sometimes they don t have all of their suspected openings at a site posted but know of a likely teaching couple slot coming up soon ish If they see you and your partner in the pile of candidates and they have good reason to want a couple in that village they may hold off on securing another hire for a bit to see if you two are still available when the second opening becomes known This is just my advice Others may disagree but I been on recruiting teams which have done this very thing Interview single candidates in the sort term but hope for a couple if that other job comes open Could just be an exception not a rule Districts rarely post all of their openings at once They post some that they know early retirements candidates who have resigned well in advance etc and then another batch of openings after their tenured returning staff are offered jobs and have the required number of days to consider them and sign their contracts or return them unsigned And then a third batch of openings are posted when non tenured teachers the district wants to keep have been offered contracts and considered them The timing on this can be 30 days apart in many cases AND don t forget the openings that happen when the districts approves requested in district transfers to the list lol Why are teaching

    Original URL path: http://www.alaskateacher.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1324&p=2249 (2016-02-09)
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