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Adjunct job at Lesley University!

Today I had some good news! I interviewed for a position to teach an English class at Lesley University, and they offered me the job! I will be teaching freshman composition this coming fall!

I applied for it a while back, and got two rounds of emails turning me down before I got another that asked if I was still interested. I said yes, and got called in. I was nervous about my experience level, because I've never led my own class before; only guest lectured in other's people's classes. They asked for a syllabus from a class I'd taught, which for the aforementioned reason I didn't have. But I decided to design a sample one to show that I could, and to emphasize that I did have some classroom experience as well as the tutoring that I do every day. So, armed with that and some good advice from my awesome boss Bill, I went in and did my best. I got hired on the spot!

I'm really pleased. FOr some reason I don't "apply well" to things, and have had a very bad track record of getting my job applications noticed. While I'm much better in the interview, I rarely get to the interview stage, and when I got this one, I really didn't want to blow it. I'm proud of myself for doing well. Also it's a real step forward for me professionally. I think I've been held back by not having a lot of non-creative respectable job positions on my resume, and this definitely improves it.

I need to fill out my paperwork and choose a theme in the next two weeks. I have to get one that. But today I'm just proud of myself for FINALLY making this forward step.


( 8 comments — Leave a comment )
Jul. 1st, 2015 08:21 pm (UTC)
Jul. 1st, 2015 08:23 pm (UTC)
Thank you! 😊
Jul. 1st, 2015 10:38 pm (UTC)


Jul. 2nd, 2015 12:05 am (UTC)
Thanks! ❤️
Jul. 2nd, 2015 03:47 am (UTC)
This is excellent! I hope you get a lot out of the experience, one way and another.
Jul. 2nd, 2015 08:00 pm (UTC)
Thank you. 😊
Jul. 6th, 2015 11:03 pm (UTC)
Oh, excellent! Adjunct teaching can be very demanding, but I hope you will find it suits you well. Congratulations!
Jul. 7th, 2015 05:48 pm (UTC)
Congrats! Which campus?
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My name is Phoebe. I'm Boston area theater professional and English professor focused in writing, acting, directing, and modeling. I'm known for having lots of interests, lots of opinions about those interests, and a very high estimation of the value thereof. This blog is for talking about whatever's on my mind, from my daily life to my activities to musing on any number of abstract topics. Thanks for taking the time to read.

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MRS. HAWKING part 2 and 3

at the Watch City Steampunk Festival 2016

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Vivat Regina
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at 2PM


Base Instruments
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at 6PM

Saturday, May 13th 2017
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"The Tailor at Loring's End" screenplay
Quarter Finalist in the Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Competition 2013

"Adonis" screenplay
Top Ten Percent in the Bluecat Screenwriting Contest 2015

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