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Job Opportunities in Education

“The gains in education are never really lost. Books may be burned and cities sacked, but truth, like the yearning for freedom, lives in the hearts of humble men.” Franklin D. Roosevelt. Job Opportunities in Education. Get on Board!. June Hyndman’s Career Path. I am from….

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Job Opportunities in Education

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  1. “The gains in education are never really lost. Books may be burned and cities sacked, but truth, like the yearning for freedom, lives in the hearts of humble men.” Franklin D. Roosevelt

  2. Job Opportunities in Education Get on Board!

  3. June Hyndman’s Career Path

  4. I am from… I received a B.S. Degree in Elementary Ed from Tennessee Tech University.

  5. I taught one year in Houston County, Tennessee before returning to Tech for a Masters in Reading.

  6. While there, I received a Masters in Educational Administration from University of South Florida. I never thought I would use the degree. We have many women going through our EKU Leadership Masters Program. We need those women to apply for principalships. Think about it! After that, I taught 5 years in a Sarasota.

  7. My growing family decided to move closer to grandparents. We moved to TazewelI, TN and I taught in Middlesboro, Kentucky. It was the early 90’s and I became interested in KERA.

  8. We decided to move closer to my family in Nashville. I accepted a principalship in Guthrie, KY. I was the first female principal in the county. After 4 years, I accepted a principalship at Southern Elementary in Lexington, KY.

  9. Five years ago, I began my doctorate at University of Kentucky. I never thought I would need it but …..

  10. Now, I am here! In order to become a faculty member, the doctorate is a must! I teach EDF 203, 319. My office is Keith 126. My email is june.hyndman@eku.edu and I love working with teachers-to-be.

  11. I have three kids in high school… This one plans to be a music teacher.

  12. Through EDF 103… We hope to encourage you to consider a career in education.

  13. Job Opportunities in Education Get on Board!

  14. As a prospective teacher, you will analyze job opportunities in terms of a number of key factors:

  15. Vacancies Benefits Salary

  16. These 3 factors will be balanced with: Your own feelings about where you want to teach… And the students you are most comfortable teaching…

  17. Vacancies Apply for several openings, attend several interviews. You may end up choosing a position you might not have previously considered.

  18. You are probably asking, “Will I be able to get a job?” The answer to this question is optimistic.

  19. Top 20 JobsAccording to NEA in March 2004 Consider working in one of the educationfields listed on the next slide. Each one has a shortage of educators...

  20. 11 Visually Impaired Education • 12 Hearing Impaired Education • 13 Spanish • 14 Early Childhood Special Education • 15 Biology • 16 English as a Second Language • 17 Earth/Physical Science • 18 School Audiologist • 19 Speech Pathologist • 20 General Science • Multi-categorical Special Education • Math • Severe/Profound Disabilities Education • Physics • Mild/Moderate Disabilities Education • Emotional/ Behavioral Disabilities Education • Chemistry • Bilingual Education • Mental Retardation Education • Learning Disability Education

  21. Shortage of Male Teachers Worsens in Elementaries Stereotypes Add To The Imbalance

  22. Teacher turnover creates a constant source for demand.

  23. Kentucky Job Market Teacher shortages in rural areas of eastern Kentucky and tremendous demand for special education teachers statewide. Certification Requirements

  24. What about other states?

  25. Salary

  26. Salaries vary from state to state and region to region.

  27. KentuckyBeginning Teacher Salary: $26,813 Kentucky Average Teacher Salary: $37,951 Where can you get this information for other states?

  28. Statistics for Survival: State by State

  29. Salary increases have been consistent over the last decade.

  30. Benefits

  31. Benefit packages are also something to consider. Major benefits that are part of a salary package include health and life insurance and a retirement plan.

  32. Are local, public schools the only option?

  33. Private Schools

  34. 13% of new teachers choose private or parochial schools.

  35. The average pay for private school teachers is $24,053, well below that of public school teachers.

  36. However, benefits in private systems, such as fewer students and price breaks on your own child’s tuition, can even the odds making private schools a viable option.

  37. Kentucky Department of Education A good resource for public and private schools.

  38. What about US Military Schools?

  39. What about other international opportunities?

  40. United States Department of Education

  41. States or districts with growing populations sometimes have aggressive marketing campaigns to recruit teachers.

  42. Jefferson County, KY Jefferson County houses student teachers in order to increase the pool of candidates.

  43. I have been happy and fulfilled in my life as an educator. Something happens every day that lets me know that I have impacted many lives…and they have impacted mine.

  44. What are we looking for? • People who love people. • People who love learning. • People that want, not a job, but a career with intrinsic value.

  45. Is teaching school for you? We look forward to seeing you in the College of Education At EKU! "To Teach, To Learn, To Help Others Teach and Learn"

  46. “I consider a human soul without education like marble in a quarry, which shows none of its inherent beauties until the skill of the polisher sketches out the colors, makes the surface shine, and discovers every ornamental cloud, spot, and vein that runs through it.” Joseph Addison

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