Working with Me as The Teacher Promotion Coach (non-principal!)


If you're an aspiring school leader you may be wondering how I can help you if I'm not a principal.

Truthfully - teachers don't work with me because I'm a principal. As an independent mentor, I think that's my superpower!

Teachers work with me because they know me from my social media presence and they've seen firsthand the helpful information that I share online to help teachers.

Teachers work with me - because I make things easy for them to shift their mindset from working IN their JOB to focusing ON their CAREER. You'll know how important that is if you've ever gone for an interview under-prepared because you didn't spend enough time preparing in the right ways. 

Resources, Availability, and Effective Use of Their Time

All of my courses and 1-1 services are backed by the competencies in LAOS. As the Teacher Development and Teacher Promotion Mentor I know the document inside out and my focus is on creating resources that help teachers showcase their best attributes in job applications and interviews.  

Coaching Helps My Clients to Develop Confidence and Dig a Little Deeper


In interview sessions with my clients, I ask them coaching-style questions like “What is teamwork? How do you know you're a good leader? What are the qualities of a leader that you admire?”

At first, teachers can find that difficult to pinpoint and identify, especially when it comes to identifying their qualities. As we go through the interview session, they find it is easier to pinpoint the qualities in others and then we reflect those qualities back to themselves. 

When they can see the people that they admire have those qualities and they also have those qualities too – it's brilliant to see how things start to shift for them.

With Competence and Strategy Comes Confidence

They begin to feel more confident in themselves. In interview confidence coaching sessions, I deal with soft skills (communication, teamwork, relationship building, etc). That's what I do best. Then I take those soft skills and translate them into short phrases - that help teachers communicate effectively using the STAR technique. I show them that 'less' is more impactful when it comes to creating interview answers.

What I Focus On

School Principals doing this job have expert knowledge about policies and procedures and the inner system of education AND as a primary school teacher, I know lots of that information too. If you're expecting to go into lots of detail about the policies in your school and relevant circulars (as opposed to the STAR-technique type competencies) then I might not be the right fit for you. 


What is my role?

My role is to mentor teachers to communicate effectively in interviews. IF (*and only if) - they already have the necessary qualities from their career - they can then articulate that effectively.

I help them to come to grips with what makes them special and explain that clearly and concisely.

Do you want to join forces?

So if you two are wondering about how I can lead aspiring school leaders without having had a leadership role myself - my ethos says that leadership comes from the inside.

Leadership to me, is a series of qualities to be fostered and developed, and not a title.

If you want to work 1-1 with me and pinpoint your own leadership qualities - my service  The Career Accelerator 6 Week Senior Leadership Programme - is a great place to rewrite your job application, work with me 1-1 and get access to my best online courses for leaders.

Learn more here.



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