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101 grade A résumés for teachers
Anthony, Rebecca, 1950-
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Third edition.
Publication Information:
Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's, [2003]

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vii, 175 pages ; 28 cm
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On title page the 0 in 101 is represented by an "apple."
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LB1780 .A677 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Popular Materials-Job

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This updated employment guide for educators combines sparkling sample rÂ(c)sumÂ(c)s with solid career-building advice, and covers all areas of teaching, administration, and special service positions in public and private schools. The book's 101 sample rÂ(c)sumÂ(c)s are tailored to fit all educational positions and can be easily adapted to fit each job seeker's personal background, qualifications, and goals. Applicants fresh out of college and seeking their first teaching job as well as seasoned professionals looking to advance their careers will find valuable job-enhancing facts and advice, along with guidance for creating the perfect rÂ(c)sumÂ(c). The authors of this book are highly experienced professionals in education career placement.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Part 1 Your Resumep. 1
1 What Is a Resume?p. 3
Who Knows You Best?
Fitting into Prescriptive Models
2 Educators Need Resumesp. 5
Know Your Culture
Self-promotion Is Good Practice
3 What Goes into a Resume?p. 7
Three Essentials
Compiling Resume Facts
But I Haven't Done Anything Special...
What, Not When
More Facts...
Do I Need a Job Objective?
Evaluating and Selecting
Arranging Your Information
Suggested Headings for Your Resume
Breaking the One-Page Rule
4 What Gets Left Out?p. 16
Be Consistent
What About References?
Cutting Out the Deadwood
Don't Write Your Autobiography
Don't Clutter Your Resume with Nonessentials
No Apologies, No Excuses
5 Activate Your Resumep. 22
Be Selective
Use Action Words
Short Phrases = Easy Reading
Create Your Own Action Phrases
Consider Priorities
6 Production Guidelinesp. 27
Resume Layout
Visual Features
White Space
Accents and Emphasis
7 The Final Productp. 35
Multiple Pages
Paper Selection
The Final Review
8 Electronic Resumesp. 38
Your Resume and the World Wide Web
Surviving the Scanner
Employer Expectations About Resumes
9 Tailoring Your Resumep. 40
A Resume Is Not an All-purpose Document
Resumes for Other Purposes
10 Resumes for Administratorsp. 42
New Administrators
Experienced Administrators
11 Resumes for International Teachingp. 46
Genuine Resume Assets
Citizenship and Other Data
12 Resumes for Second Career and Nonlicensed Individualsp. 48
Relevant Highlights
13 Effective Cover Lettersp. 51
Beyond the Mechanics--Or, What Do I Write?
Communication Is the Goal
Sample Cover Letter
Part 2 Sample Resumesp. 55
14 Making the Best Use of These Samplesp. 57
15 Beginning Teachersp. 58
16 Experienced Teachersp. 104
17 Special Servicesp. 126
18 Administrators and Supervisorsp. 137
19 Second Career or Nonlicensed Individualsp. 151
20 International Settingsp. 163
21 A Final Word About Resumesp. 175