Step 1: Go to the school and ask about volunteer opportunities
Step 2: Agree to run an after-school activity called “Seuss after School”, where you will present a Dr. Seuss book and design related activites around it for 18 children in grades 1 and 2.
Step 3: Send an email to the principal detailing what you will do for the after-school activity and giving a brief run-down of your qualifications for this, mainly the fact that you have a teaching certificate.
Step 4: Recieve an urgent string of emails from the principal inquiring about this teaching certificate and your willingness to help in the school.
Step 5: Meet with the principal for 20 minutes regarding overcrowding in the second grade and the need for an assistant until the new teacher starts at the end of September.
Step 6: Become the new Assistant 2nd Grade Teacher.
I start on Monday.