It is inevitable. People move. Their spouses get new jobs across the country. It happens and you always need to always be ready. When it happens during an unexpected time, it is a real curveball. You have to have a system to be ready.
We are experiencing some shrinking budgets in California. During the ebb and flow of educational budgets, times like these create a domino effect of job movement. Teachers are bumping around as the seniority game plays out. There are a lot of great new teachers left looking around at the end of the year so you need to be ready if you get an opening.