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Why do you want to work at this school?
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It's important to know the values of the school and what they are doing for their students that stands out. What are they doing for their teachers? How is their education program better than others? Maybe you want to grow in your knowledge or expertise teaching in a different way and the school offers the means to do that. Show how you share their values and discuss your passion for education. "Your school has a reputation for creating a learning environment that encourages students to be open minded and think for themselves. I want my students to be proud of their individuality and ask hard questions." Learn more about the school by talking to teachers who work there to get a better picture of their culture and their views on education. Research test scores or graduation statistics. Think about what is important to you in a place that you work and learn about how this school compares to your values.
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"Your school has a reputation for creating a learning environment that encourages students to be open minded and think for themselves. I want my students to be proud of their individuality and ask hard questions."

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Why do you want to work at this school?
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I researched the school prior to submitting my resume and I immediately noticed that you focus on exellence for every student every day and that means students are familiar with having high expectations set by the school. That is my style.
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This school is diverse. I believe I can make a difference.
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I want to be connected to children which makes me full fill as their new ideas and creativity makes me happy as well as boost me.