How should principals in challenging schools present their school to applying teachers. Should they make applicant teachers aware of the challenge that awaits them at the risk of losing a promising applicant or surprise them once they have them under contract? What about administrators and school district leaders? If the past superintendent destroyed the trust of the community and created a … [Read more...]
Are You Hiring Teachers who will Do Well in a Team Environment?
How important are team behaviors in your school? Do you assess your applicants' abilities to work with a team in your teacher interview questions? The movement towards team-based work began to catch on about two decades ago in the corporate world. Companies realized the benefit of creating teams to manage projects and selected members of the team and new employees for the company based on what … [Read more...]