I have two major things going for me in this job search.
1. I'm an experienced and qualified candidate.
2. They're desperate.
The main issue at this point is whether or not I can find a open position beginning in April. Of course that all depends on "chance," or as I see it, God. I think my interview this morning went well, and I'm just waiting to find out if the other teacher is actually leaving in March/April or not.
Oh, teaching. I noticed one of my old high school classmates is working on a PhD in astrophysics (way to go!). Me? Oh, I'm applying for my old job, the one I was hired for in 2004 when I had no experience or education (in teaching). Am I moving backwards?
I say that, but really I feel deeply content with where I'm going in life and work. I am excited about some of the new directions in education that God is putting on my heart. Every year I sense more and more that teaching (whether in a professional capacity or not) is an integral part of my life calling. I am eager to develop that further and to see where it takes me.