Employment Opportunities

Land that job!

Below are some helpful steps:

  1. Write a strong resume
  2. Apply for teaching positions on Edjoin.org
  3. Be prepared for interviews

HR departments view hundreds of resumes. Here are some helpful sites to make sure yours stands out:

Resume tips from the TCSJ Staff:

  • Proof read resume and cover letter
  • Make sure the cover letter is addressed to the correct person and personalized to the school/district

EdJOIN.org is the primary website where employers post their job openings. Make sure to check edjoin regulary to view new postings.

  • STEP 1: Register for an account and create your profile (this information will be supplied automatically when you apply for a position, but you will still have the option to change the information).
  • STEP 2: Search and apply for open teaching postitions (as an intern teacher, you are the teacher of record).
    • Search by district, region, or advanced search by subject area.
    • Review the job posting & click on "Click Here to Apply."
  • STEP 3: Personal Information (this information will be supplied automatically when you apply for a position, but you will still have the option to change the information).
  • STEP 4: Credentials:
    • Select Credential Type: Select "District Intern Credential" and leave expiration date blank (when all intern eligible requirements are met and you secure a teaching position, you will process a "University Intern Credential" at TCSJ, however this option is not currently available on edjoin.org).
    • Select your Certificate of Compliance Subject Area(s): This refers to Subject Matter Competency (i.e. CSET), so select what CSET(s) you completed or will be completing.
    • Credential Indicators: Select if you have a teaching credential.
    • Applied for Credential: Indicate here that you are earning your credential at Teachers College of San Joaquin (leave date blank).
    • Tests, Certifications, and Programs:
      • Select what exams you have passed.
      • Check that you are applying for the "Intern" Program.
    • Extracurricular: Indicate any other activities you are qualified for.
  • STEP 5: Employment (this information will be supplied automatically when you apply for a position, but you will still have the option to change the information).
  • STEP 6: References (this information will be supplied automatically when you apply for a position, but you will still have the option to change the information).
  • STEP 7: Education (this information will be supplied automatically when you apply for a position, but you will still have the option to change the information).
  • STEP 8: Attachments (Make sure to re-attach your documents EVERY TIME you apply for a job. Docs are not automatically uploaded when you apply).
    • Copy of Transcripts: In addition to uploading your Bachelors Degree and City/Junior College transcripts, also upload your TCSJ transcripts.
    • Credential Copy: Upload your "Intern Eligible" or Program letter.
    • English Learner Authorization: The EL Authorization is embedded in TCSJ's Credential Program. This is also indicated on your letter from TCSJ.
    • Letter of Introduction: Remember to tailor your letter of introduction to every job you apply for. We also recommend that you indicate your current status at TCSJ (i.e. On April 22, 2016, I completed the Pre-Service coursework at TCSJ,and have passed the CBEST and all subtests of the multiple subject CSET. Attached you will find my intern eligible letter).
    • Letters of Recommendation: Get 3 CURRENT letters of recommendation. Letters from people that have observed/supervised your teaching would be ideal.
    • Resume: View the articles above for resume tips.
    • Test Results/Materials: Upload you CBEST, CSET, etc. test scores.
  • STEP 9: Signature
  • STEP 10: Submit Application

You created a great resume, applied on edjoin, and now you got a call to come in for an interview. Yay! Check out the articles below to make sure you go in prepared so you can land the job.

Interview tips from the TCSJ Staff:

  • Maintain eye contact
  • Avoid saying filler words like "um", "ah", "like"
  • Professional attire
  • Smile and try to relax

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An intern teacher must be employed as the teacher of record in a minimum .5 FTE capacity in a face-to-face setting.

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