Top lesson plans for substitute teachers in elementary school.

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Reading Time: 6 minutes Being prepared for nearly anything is an important attribute for substitute teachers. When teachers aren’t able to leave detailed lesson plans for substitute teachers, you’ll want to keep students engaged. Whether serving in a short- or long-term role, having a few backup lesson plans in your pocket is key. Need a few ideas? We’ve compiled…

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Become a Highly Requested Substitute Teacher

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Reading Time: 3 minutes   The most successful substitute teachers are the ones who are repeatedly asked to return to classrooms. If you want to be in high-demand, simply leave a positive impression-so that the regular teacher requests you as a substitute teacher when they are absent. Read on to discover how our Kelly Education substitute teachers go about becoming…

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An inside look at Kelly Education’s hiring process.

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Reading Time: 6 minutes What you can expect at every step – from application to onboarding. So, you’re ready to apply for a job and start working with Kelly Education. Great!  What’s the full application and hiring process you should expect to complete? The better you understand the steps and timing of this process, the better you can manage…

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The Future is Bright for Green Jobs

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The number of global green jobs is difficult to estimate, but easily numbers in the tens of millions. As the world continues to embrace green products and policies, it’s estimated that 15-60 million green jobs may be on the horizon. Green careers can be found throughout general industries, however, most green jobs are in manufacturing and…

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How to list temporary jobs on your résumé

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Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’ve spent any time doing temporary work, you’ll appreciate how much experience you can gain through short-term jobs. After all, you get the chance to work on a range of different projects and in a variety of companies. Moreover, temp work is a good way to expand your network and earn some extra cash.…

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Tips for fitting in at your new job

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Congratulations — you’ve landed that job you wanted! Now it’s your first day, so you want to make a good impression on your co-workers and fit into the company culture as quickly as possible. Company culture is the set of shared values, beliefs and behaviors that define a company. According to Alison Doyle in…

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Goal setting during the first days in a new job

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Reading Time: 2 minutes   When you start a new job, you’ll likely go through an onboarding process to give you a comprehensive overview of your new company’s culture, as well as your new role. Of course, the overall objective is for you to assimilate and become productive as soon as possible. However, did you know that setting your own smaller…

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