Higher Education

Employment Opportunities in Education: How To Secure Your Career, 1st Edition

  • Jeanne Machado San Jose / Evergreen Community College
  • ISBN-10: 1418001058  |  ISBN-13: 9781418001056
  • 192 Pages
  • © 2006 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $45.00



Employment Opportunities in Education: How to Secure Your Career is a unique resource designed to provide up-to-date and accurate information on education-related jobs and opportunities. Written for those interested in securing their future in education, this one-of-a-kind resource alerts readers to the growing number of new job titles and new employers in the field. The book provides coverage of where jobs exist, what qualifications are necessary, how to search, find, investigate, compete for, and obtain the position desired. It is designed to cover education opportunities from infant care to college teaching, and includes sample cover letters, resumes, and tips and lessons on how to present skills and abilities during interviews. Job hunting tools that motivate and inform the reader are included to assist with long and short term career planning. Creating Employment Opportunities: How to Secure Your Career in Education concentrates on teaching jobs, but also provides information on support and administration positions. The CD ROM to accompany the text includes sample cover letters, resumes, interview tips, checklists, and forms that aid in seeking, holding, or advancing an educational career.

Features and Benefits

  • Outlines current education- related jobs and opportunities and highlights new and evolving positions in the field
  • Provides tips and lessons on how to present skills and abilities in interviews and on resumes
  • Covers self-employment and work-related law
  • Provides information on educational training and credentials

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Starting Out
Chapter 2: Employment Sectors
Chapter 3: Professional Growth Planning
Chapter 4: The Search
Chapter 5: Fact Finding
Chapter 6: Cover Letters and Resumes
Chapter 7: Interviews
Chapter 8: Work Skills
Chapter 9: Laws Affecting Educators
Chapter 10: Self-Employment
Chapter 11: Places Others Might Not Look
Chapter 12: Advocacy Never Ends

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Jeanne Machado

Jeanne Machado is a former Early Childhood Instructor and is presently an early childhood consultant.