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Teacher Career Development - Chapter Summary
This chapter looks at the steps prospective educators can take to start their careers. Lessons examine skills teachers should possess, the process involved in securing a position and the best ways to succeed once hired and performing in the workplace. Definitions and clear career development examples make understanding these concepts simple. Upon completion of the lessons, you will be able to:
- Share the meaning of and provide ways to develop personal skills
- Describe the process of successfully getting a job as a teacher
- Explain the best ways to prepare for a job interview
- Define and share ways to maintain professionalism in the workplace
- Discuss the importance of interpersonal skills on the job
- Provide details about the rights of employees in the workplace
Ensure you have a full understanding of the process of developing a teaching career by reviewing the lessons at your convenience. Access one, several or all lessons as many times as needed, then test your knowledge by taking short multiple-choice quizzes. If you need additional information about lesson topics, be sure to send your questions to our experts. Also, take the chapter exam to get a comprehensive review of the lessons.
1. What are Personal Skills? - Definition, Development & Examples
Personal skills are things we are good at - our strengths, abilities, and attributes. This lesson gives an in-depth definition and examples that will help you better understand your own selling points.
2. How to Get a Job as a Teacher
To become a teacher, you'll need to earn a bachelor's degree, participate in a student teaching placement and obtain certification or licensure. It's also important to network and get those job applications out into the world. Keep reading to get tips for navigating this process and find useful resources on everything from resume writing to interviewing.
3. How to Prepare For Your Job Interview
The job interview is an important part of the job application process. How can you make sure that you do your best? In this lesson, we'll examine ways to prepare for a job interview, including what to do before, during, and after the interview.
4. Professionalism in the Workplace: Definition & Maintenance
Being a true professional is a valuable and rewarding attribute. Use the keys in this lesson to learn how to increase your professionalism, maintain your dignity, and demonstrate your commitment.
5. Interpersonal Skills in the Workplace: Examples and Importance
The ability to communicate within an organization depends heavily upon people's interpersonal skills. These are the tools people use to interact and communicate with individuals in an organizational environment.
6. What Are Employee Rights in the Workplace? - Law & Concept
Whether you work for a large multinational corporation or a small mom and pop shop, you have certain rights at work that are protected by law. Learn what conduct is protected in the workplace and when it's illegal for employers to fire an employee in this lesson.
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