Do you remember your favorite teacher? “Mrs. Hart” sparked your interest in World History, she made you excited about learning, she was kind and funny and understood you. And you will always remember her.
Other than family, teachers have the most significant impact on a child’s life. 98% of people believe that a good teacher can change the course of a student’s life.
So how do districts fill their schools with these top-quality teachers? With the current teacher shortage it can be a challenge to find the right kind of teacher and their interview experience matters in whether they will join your team. 86% of recent job applicants stated they would be “somewhat” or “much more likely” to turn down a job offer if they have a negative experience. And 68% of those applicants would be likely to tell others not to apply. You need a hiring process that will allow you to gain access to a pool of GREAT teaching candidates.
There are a few steps you can take to streamline your hiring process and give your students the teachers they deserve.
Great teachers are out there and they are not that hard to find if you are looking the right way. 79% of people had a teacher that pushed them to follow their dreams and those are the teachers your students need. And every school district wants to fill their classrooms with those great teachers – the teachers that bring knowledge to students while making a real connection, creating real impact.
Access those teachers. Hear their stories. Hire them in YOUR district. By creating a unique view of your candidates, streamlining your hiring system and expanding your reach, you can fill all of your classrooms with a “Mrs. Hart.”
Monique Mahler is the CEO of interviewstream. She is an avid researcher of facts, a self proclaimed marketing geek, and an equestrian in her spare time.