Did you know that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, high school teachers in the U.S. make an average of $53,000 every year? It’s fair to say that the majority of people go into teaching because they have a passion for education, and not because they expect to have short workdays or make millions of dollars. Regardless though, the job market for teaching is a tight one. Students promised many openings as baby boomers retired found themselves struggling when a bad economy made many would-be retirees hang on. It’s not hopeless, though, and finding a teaching job is possible if you take the right steps. Here are three important tips for getting a teaching job.
1. Take a Hard Look at Your Resume, Portfolio