UCI's School of Education Master of Arts in Teaching + Teaching Credential (MAT) hosted their annual Job Fair for Teacher Candidates on March 26. Twelve senior-level educators from area schools journeyed to UCI to offer helpful job search information for MAT candidates seeking their first teaching position upon graduating summer 2019.
During the afternoon event, Multiple Subject (including Dual Immersion), Single Subject, and CalTeach candidates listened to expert advice about hiring processes, resumes and cover letters, appropriate interview attire and demeanor, and desired qualities in a candidate.
Multiple Subject panel members sharing information with the candidates included the following:
Single Subject panel members sharing information with the candidates included the following:
Following the panel presentations/Q&A, candidates talked with recruiters in the Education Courtyard.
Fifty-three Multiple Subject MAT candidates (six in the Dual Immersion pathway) will be eligible for employment at the end of summer 2019. Seventy-four Single Subject candidates will complete their MAT degree - five in Art, five in World Language, three in Music, 12 in Science, 13 in Math, 17 in Social Science, and 19 in English. Eighteen CalTeach graduates will receive their Bachelor's degree (12 in Science and 6 in Math) and their Single Subject Teaching Credential. CalTeach candidates currently are completing fieldwork in Title 1 Schools with large English Learning populations.