Teacher

  • How To Become An Elementary School Teacher [Infographic]

    How To Become An Elementary School Teacher [Infographic]

    This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Kristin Marino Perhaps more than any other profession, elementary school teachers hold the future in their hands. A career as an elementary school teacher could put you at the front lines in the pursuit and delivery of a quality education to every child... Continue Reading

  • Police: New Jersey Teacher Arrested Over Explicit Internet Chat

    BAYONNE, N.J. -- Hours after he was hired, authorities accused a New Jersey teacher of engaging in explicit online chat with a law enforcement officer who posed as a 12-year-old girl. Richard D'Amato Jr. of Bayonne is charged with two counts of attempted sexual assault of a minor, two counts of attempted... Continue Reading

  • Tenn. Teacher Resigns After Video Shows Her Students Playing Violent Game

    Tenn. Teacher Resigns After Video Shows Her Students Playing Violent Game

    A Tennessee teacher who resigned after video of her students participating in a hitting contest was posted on a popular video-sharing website says the split-second incident has ruined her career. School officials confronted Mount Juliet High School teacher Kim Evans after video of one student slapping... Continue Reading

  • Former Los Angeles Teacher Charged With Molesting 23 Kids

    Former Los Angeles Teacher Charged With Molesting 23 Kids

    By Robert Jablon LOS ANGELES -- A Los Angeles elementary school teacher bound and gagged nearly two dozen children, put cockroaches on some of their faces and posed in photos with them, possibly inside a classroom, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday. The investigation began when a... Continue Reading

  • New York City Schoolteacher Faked Jury Duty To Skip Class

    New York City Schoolteacher Faked Jury Duty To Skip Class

    People will use all kinds of excuses to get out of jury duty. But it's rare the employee who uses the pretense of having to sit on a jury just to get a little time off from work. But that's exactly what Mona Lisa Tello is accused of doing, officials in New York City revealed Tuesday. The 61-year-old... Continue Reading

  • Teacher Sues Chicago Schools, Saying He Was Fired Over His Memoir

    Teacher Sues Chicago Schools, Saying He Was Fired Over His Memoir

    Luis Aguilera probably thought he'd left his childhood affair with a teacher behind. After all, it happened when he was 13, and his memoir, in which he recounts details of the relationship, was published over a decade ago. But Aguilera believes that he was fired from his own teaching post in 2009 because a... Continue Reading

  • Job Perks That Are Worth A Pay Cut

    Job Perks That Are Worth A Pay Cut

    This article originally appeared on OnlineDegrees.com By Jessica Hanley Some jobs are famous for their perks: CEOs get to use the corporate jet, Google employees can see a chiropractor on site, and snowboard company Burton gives employees a free season pass to a nearby resort. But you don't need to be the... Continue Reading

  • Teacher Could Die From Laughter Because Of Brain Condition

    Teacher Could Die From Laughter Because Of Brain Condition

    Youngsters are a provocative bunch. They can make their teachers fume with rage or collapse into laughter. But for one young teacher, the latter could be deadly. Carolyn Gibbons, 23, has a rare neurological disorder that makes laughter potentially lethal. Continue Reading

  • Becoming An On-Set Tutor In Hollywood

    Becoming An On-Set Tutor In Hollywood

    Career advice from a teacher who made it in Tinseltown By Mark Scherzer and Keith Fenimore, authors of "Hire Me Hollywood" Ah, Hollywood. To many people, working in the entertainment capital of the world may seem unattainable, and they may think that only the rich and famous, or those with serious... Continue Reading

  • Gym Teacher Faked Bomb Threat To Get Out Of Work, Denver DA Says

    Gym Teacher Faked Bomb Threat To Get Out Of Work, Denver DA Says

    An elementary school gym teacher in Denver has been charged with a felony after she made a phony bomb threat, law enforcement officials say. Jennifer Gomes, 42, a teacher at the Escuela de Guadalupe school in northwest Denver, is charged with one count of false reporting of explosives, according to the... Continue Reading

  • Teacher Suspended After Being Caught In Facebook Baby Hoax

    Teacher Suspended After Being Caught In Facebook Baby Hoax

    When Victoria Jones ended her 16-month relationship with Daniel Barberini, she took a particularly vicious, and elaborate, form of revenge, grabbing 82 photos of a friend's newborn girl from Facebook, and telling Barberini that he was the proud father. Two years later, the gig is up. Jones may not have broken... Continue Reading

  • 9 Surprisingly Creative Jobs

    9 Surprisingly Creative Jobs

    By Rachel Farrell, Special to CareerBuilder When you think of jobs for "creative" people, positions like actor, designer, author or artist may come to mind. But many jobs can satisfy a creative yearning. Continue Reading

  • More Apples Needed in Alabama: Teacher Pay By State

    More Apples Needed in Alabama: Teacher Pay By State

    Now that sales of pencils and notebooks are in full swing, kids everywhere are facing the inevitability of going back to school. Their teachers have already been prepping for the new academic year. Though envied for their months long "break" from work, the teaching profession involves some trade-offs. One of... Continue Reading

  • My Unemployed Life: Forced to Retire, I Still Need a Job

    My Unemployed Life: Forced to Retire, I Still Need a Job

    At 59 years old I, Trudie Nash, became a statistic in our nation's downwardly spiraling economic nightmare. For 37 years I worked as a high-school English teacher here in Greenville, S.C. Most teachers feel that ours is a secure job; there will always be children and children will always need teachers,... Continue Reading

  • My Unemployed Life: Just Let Me Teach Again, Please?

    My Unemployed Life: Just Let Me Teach Again, Please?

    My name is Amanda, I am 30 years old and for the last 18 months I have been unemployed. In my previous life, the one where I had a job with great benefits, I was a high-school English teacher. I taught for six years, blissfully unaware of just what happens when you lose the stability of a paycheck. I lost... Continue Reading

  • Success Stories: From the Office to the Classroom

    Success Stories: From the Office to the Classroom

    Jason Ortiz was a success in corporate marketing for a decade, but his dream of being a teacher never waned. Patricia Anderson Connors worked in dead-end jobs for many years, yet she always wanted to teach. Both Jason and Patricia were motivated for different reasons to change careers in their 30s, but in order... Continue Reading

  • Adjunct Faculty - Teach What You Know

    Adjunct Faculty - Teach What You Know

    Want to teach as an adjunct faculty member? You don't need a PhD or a teaching certificate. If you are out of work or simply looking to pick up some extra cash, teaching part time can be a great source of both income and experience. Chances are, if you have been working in a business for awhile, you have a skill... Continue Reading