Friday, November 22, 2013

Exciting news for me!

Finally my paperwork is done and everything is finalized, so I can finally tell you all that I HAVE A TEACHING JOB! After so long! I am so, so happy.
I now work in Chicago at a regular neighborhood high school teaching French! It's the same place that I substitute taught for about a year and half. The French teacher retired suddenly (which is what I had been waiting for, TBH) and now I am the new permanent teacher. All of the paperwork and things took about a month and I was the "long-term sub" until everything was complete.

I taught World History before in Louisiana, so this will be my first time teaching French! So, Andrew found his new awesome job and then less than a month later I got my long-awaited teaching job. It has been a good autumn for us both!

While having a real job is more time consuming, I do have some projects to show you. It gets dark at like 4:30, so I have been waiting for the weekend to take pictures.

15 comments:

  1. Congratulations Molly. That is great news for you!

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  2. Congrats on the new teaching job!

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  3. Congratulations! Good for you and your students. There is no job more enjoyable.

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  4. Congratulations! Such a great time for you and the hubby. Hopefully one day I'll get a permanent teaching job too, though they are pretty hard to get here in Aus too.

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    1. Substituting regularly at one school is what worked for me. And then seeing from the hiring side, the job is only posted with someone already in mind a lot of the time.

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  5. Congratulations to both of you!

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  6. Many, many congratulations, I have been hoping that this would work out for you I have so admired your teaching/waitressing never give up attitude. 2013 has been a good year for you both long may it continue.

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  7. Congratulations! I have been thinking about trying to get qualified to teach french so I might pick your brain about how you got there sometime.

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    1. Yeah shoot me an email if you want!

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