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Job Descriptions Decoded: Childcare Assistant Teacher

Job Descriptions Decoded: Childcare Assistant Teacher

Here's what those vague job listings are REALLY asking

Discover what employers are really looking for in this analysis of a job listing for an assistant teacher at a childcare center. Read More »

60-Second Coach: Why a Career Tweak May Be All The Change You Need

60-Second Coach: Why a Career Tweak May Be All The Change You Need

'Desperately seeking job ... but have no experience'

Making a career change or tweak. Of special interest to educators and HR people but broadly applicable, including to self-employment. Read More »

What My Mom Taught Me About Work

What My Mom Taught Me About Work

We celebrate moms this week at AOL Jobs. First up, the teacher

It's Teacher Appreciation Week and contributor Jack Silbert shares the influence his mom's chosen profession had on him and other children. Read More »

Catholic Teacher Contract Specifies Banned Behavior

Catholic Teacher Contract Specifies Banned Behavior

Contact language may make it harder for wrongfully terminated teachers to sue

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati specifies some violations of Catholic doctrine, including abortion, artificial insemination and "homosexual lifestyles." Read More »

Careers in the Child Care Industry

Careers in the Child Care Industry

Many job opportunities exist for people who like children

A variety of careers are available in the child care and education industry. We outline what they are and the type of education required for each position. Read More »

Kids Posting Online Tutorials About How To Get Teachers Fired

Kids Posting Online Tutorials About How To Get Teachers Fired

'You need to play the victim'

A number of online videos find young students telling how they got their teachers fired with false allegations, and explain how others can do the same. Read More »

One Amazing Teacher Is About To Get $1 Million

One Amazing Teacher Is About To Get $1 Million

Celebrating the one profession that makes all others possible

The goal of the international prize is to elevate the stature of the teaching profession, which suffers a dismally low reputation across the world. Read More »

Teacher Videotapes And Teases Autistic Child Stuck In Chair

Teacher Videotapes And Teases Autistic Child Stuck In Chair

'Do you want to get tasered?' she asked him

Video of a Michigan teacher and the school principal watching and teasing an autistic fifth-grader stuck in a chair goes viral. The teacher videoed the event. Read More »

These Are The Workers Who Quietly Make This Country Run

These Are The Workers Who Quietly Make This Country Run

Forget the celebrities. These are the men and women who make America work.

On Labor Day, recognize America's truly great workers. Read More »

Daycare Teacher Fired After Extinguishing Fire At Center

Daycare Teacher Fired After Extinguishing Fire At Center

"I didn't start the fire. I put it out," the teacher protested. Read More »

6 Most Outrageous Social Media Mistakes By Teachers

6 Most Outrageous Social Media Mistakes By Teachers

Workers in every profession make mistakes in social media -- and get fired for them. But teachers' social media fails seem to be its own meme, as every day there seems to be another teacher making an epic gaffe on Facebook and Twitter. As educators, they are supposed to impart wisdom to their students. But when... Read More »

Texas Oil Boom: Bad For Teachers?

Texas Oil Boom: Bad For Teachers?

After she completed her year as a student teacher in southern Oregon, Joleena Malugani (pictured) couldn't find work close to home. So she accepted the best offer she got -- which meant moving to the heart of oil country, Odessa, Texas -- and learned that not everyone is lifted in a boom economy. West Texas'... Read More »

Why There Is A Shortage Of Male Teachers In Elementary Schools

Why There Is A Shortage Of Male Teachers In Elementary Schools

Advocates say more male teachers are desperately needed. Here's why there is a shortage. Read More »

Teacher Aryeh Eller Earned Nearly $1 Million In 'Rubber Room'

The rubber room proves profitable. Read More »

Teaching Jobs Finally Coming Back

Teaching Jobs Finally Coming Back

By Annalyn Censky NEW YORK -- After four years of layoffs, teaching jobs are finally coming back. Public school hiring rose this summer to its highest level in six years. Local school districts added 79,000 education jobs this July through September, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That's the... Read More »

Chicago Teachers Strike For First Time In 25 Years

Chicago Teachers Strike For First Time In 25 Years

By Don Babwin and Sophia Tareen CHICAGO -- For the first time in a quarter-century, thousands of Chicago teachers walked off the job Monday, escalating a bitter contract dispute over evaluations and job security and forcing parents to scramble for somewhere to send idle children. Read More »

LA Superintendent John Deasy Removes Entire School Staff Over Teacher Sex Scandal

LA Superintendent John Deasy Removes Entire School Staff Over Teacher Sex Scandal

LOS ANGELES -- Faced with a shocking case of a teacher accused of playing classroom sex games with children for years, Los Angeles schools Superintendent John Deasy delivered another jolt: He removed the school's entire staff -- from custodians to the principal -- to smash what he called a "culture of... Read More »

Louisiana Illegally Fired Over 7,000 Teachers After Hurricane Katrina, Judge Says

Louisiana Illegally Fired Over 7,000 Teachers After Hurricane Katrina, Judge Says

NEW ORLEANS -- A Louisiana judge ruled Wednesday that thousands of New Orleans school employees were wrongfully fired after Hurricane Katrina shut down the city and its schools in 2005. Judge Ethel Simms Julien awarded more than $1 million to seven people who filed the class-action suit against the New Orleans... Read More »

Track Coach Gets Dismissed After Taking Student To Prom

Track Coach Gets Dismissed After Taking Student To Prom

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) -- The daughter-in-law of Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman has been dismissed as a volunteer track coach at a small Eastern Oregon high school because she escorted a 17-year-old boy to the prom. Melissa Bowerman, 41, who had been coaching the Condon/Wheeler track and field team with her... Read More »

8 Bizarre Teacher Scandals You Won't Believe

8 Bizarre Teacher Scandals You Won't Believe

Here at AOL Jobs, our RSS feeds are filled daily with teachers doing wild, wacky, frightening and upsetting things. The teacher scandals can be roughly divided into three categories: Sexually abusive or creepy (by far the most common). Feces and urine going places feces and urine shouldn't go. Being... Read More »

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