Your #1 Source for summer jobs on Block Island all year
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Block Island business owners will start recruiting for summer jobs in early 2019. Block Island jobseekers need to remember this: Just because these positions are temporary (Typically from Memorial Day to Labor Day) doesn’t mean the interview will be easy. Island Hiring managers are as hard on prospective summer employees as they are on those interviewing for permanent roles. To improve your chance of getting hired, prepare answers for these common Block Island summer job questions.
‘This job will only last 12 weeks. Why are you interested?’
Some Block Island employers will want to know how you feel about working a job you know doesn’t likely have a future beyond their busy season. Expressing your interest in the business, what you have to offer and what you hope to get out of the experience — even if it ends — is your best bet.
‘What are your plans once the summer is over?'
Other Block Island…Continue
Each year, students from all over the world have fun, interesting and career-related summer jobs and internships on Block Island. The key to their success is preparation and an early start in the job search process.
Here are some tips for finding a summer job, internship, or other employment on Block Island in 2019:
The Block Island School is K-12 with 116 students. The school was built in 1933, replacing five one roomed schools. Today, the Block Island School educates about 112 students, kindergarten through senior year. A regular school day is Monday through Thursday from 7:50am – 2:50 pm. Every Friday, school dismisses at 12:22 pm to allow for student-athletes to travel for sporting events either on, or off the island.
There are two openings for Teachers for the Block Island School.
The Block Island School is seeking a full-time elementary teacher to work in a grade 5-7 team environment beginning with the 2017-2018 school year. Primary responsibilities are in the areas of Social Studies for grades 5-7 and ELA for grade 6. Candidates will be evaluated on their knowledge…Continue