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Old 05-28-2012, 05:55 PM
 
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Here is the situation: I want to relocate to North Carolina. I want a teaching position. I presently live in VA. I have no teacher's license but have passed both praxis exams and the VCLA in VA. What do I need to do to get a teaching position in NC? Also, I am one class away from my Master's degree. Can and how do I obtain a provisional license to teach in NC? Help me please!
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Old 05-28-2012, 06:10 PM
 
Location: Blue Ridge Mtns of NC
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Old 05-28-2012, 07:11 PM
 
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Probably need teaching credentials via college teacher program. Lateral entry is all but gone in most major counties.
In the county where I teach, there are two staff that are close to completing their teacher program and MIGHT have a position when they finish in December.
Are you completing a teacher program soon? Are you looking at any specific area to teach in? Endorsements in what content?
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Old 05-28-2012, 08:32 PM
 
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Stay in Va. finish your course and get your Va. license and then transfer down. If you have a license from another state a better chance getting in and then transferring your license versus trying to get it once in state. lat. entry is pretty much gone these days.
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Old 05-28-2012, 09:11 PM
 
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Currently there are over 1200 teaching jobs posted on state website. Also, it is fairly simple to transfer teaching license...for an $85 fee and a 60 buisness day wait time.
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Old 05-29-2012, 06:46 AM
 
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Currently there are over 1200 teaching jobs posted on state website. Also, it is fairly simple to transfer teaching license...for an $85 fee and a 60 buisness day wait time.
This listing includes BUS DRIVERS, TEACHING ASISTANTS, COACHES and other out of classroom positions. A search for "teacher" shows 134 positions.

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Old 05-29-2012, 07:50 AM
 
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I would be willing to bet that many of the positions listed are as a formality. I found it interesting that there are no positions available in Wake or Johnston Counties and that a middle school in Durham was looking for several coaching positions to be filled. When did middle schools get athletic teams?
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Old 05-30-2012, 03:03 AM
 
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Here is Johnston County's employment page. Typically if Johnston County is hiring, there is a better chance others will be also.
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Old 05-30-2012, 12:31 PM
 
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There is more than 134 teaching jobs throughout the state...
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Old 05-30-2012, 01:52 PM
 
Location: Southeastern Cumberland County
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There is more than 134 teaching jobs throughout the state...
Cumberland County alone has 250+ listings for teachers...
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