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FAQs About The Four Domains Simplified Course for School Leaders

Are you curious about the Four Domains Simplified Course?

I know that you may have questions that you'd like answered. 🤩 So I thought I would address some of the questions that I’ve been getting about it. Here are the top questions I'm being asked. 

1. Is ‘The Four Domains Simplified’ better than ‘Help I’ve an Interview in a Week’?

In ‘Help I’ve an Interview in a Week’, I teach Looking at Our Schools through the lens of a variety of interview questions – each starting with the phrase ‘How do …

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Are You Ready to Ace Your Teaching Job Application?

Does the thought of applying for a teaching job make you feel like you're back in school, nervously awaiting a pop quiz?

We've all been there. The job application process can often be as challenging as solving a complex algebra equation.

Decoding the Application Process

What do hiring committees really want to see? How do you make your application stand out from the stack? It can feel like you're trying to crack an enigmatic code. And these questions can turn even the most seasoned educator into a…

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Why We Choose Teaching :The Heart of the Profession

Ever wondered why you chose teaching as a career? Is it just about the paycheck, or is there something more? As fellow educators, we understand the unique factors that make teaching a profession close to our hearts.

The Joy in Young Eyes

Teaching is not merely a job. It's a labor of love. The love for children is often what draws us in. The exhilaration of seeing their eyes light up with understanding, their unbridled enthusiasm for exploration, and the honor of guiding their intellectual journey—…

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STAR Method in Teaching

 Hello, lovely educators! I totally get it; the daily ins and outs of teaching can sometimes feel like trying to solve an intricate puzzle. You're constantly looking for the perfect method to create an environment that's both educational and engaging for your students. I've been there, and I want you to know that there's a tried-and-tested approach that might just be the missing piece in your teaching toolbox.

Discover the STAR Method

STAR stands for Situation, Task, Action, and Result. This metho…

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3 Clever Ways to Ace Your Next Interview: Master the Art of Impressing Employers

The job interview process can be an intimidating experience, but with the right approach and tactics, you can demonstrate your expertise and leave a lasting impression on your potential employer. In this blog post, we'll explore three clever strategies to help you stand out in your next interview: 

1) pushing away the notes and releasing the pressure

 2) exuding confidence through smiling and body language

 3) utilising an impressive vocabulary.

Push away the notes and release the pressure

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How Being Vocal Can Boost Your Career Success

Ever not known the answer to an important payroll query? or worried about what would happen if that parent made a complaint about you?

Sometimes you need to keep at things to get the answers that you need. 

Instead of staying silent and hoping the problem resolves itself, it's essential to follow up with the appropriate channels - emailing payroll or your union, again and again, is important to feel safe and secure that your question has been dealt with effectively. 

Be that squeaky wheel. 

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Navigating Career Change as a Burned Out Teacher Tips and Strategies

Navigating Career Change as a Burned Out Teacher: Tips and Strategies

Discover tips and strategies for navigating career change as a burned-out teacher. Learn how to reflect on your values and interests, research your options, seek support, and build your skills and network. Attend our Masterclass and co-working sessions to take action towards finding a new career path that brings you happiness and fulfillment.

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How to Fill in an AP1 Post Application Form

How to Fill in an AP1/AP2 Post Application Form

Applying for an AP post is an important step in advancing your career in education. The application process can vary depending on the school's requirements. In this blog post, we will explore three common ways to apply for an AP1 and AP2  post, including applying through a cover letter, applying through a cover letter and CV, and submitting a standard application form created by the school/training board. We will also provide tips to make your application stand out and guide you on how to best s…

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Questions to Ask at the End of a Principal Interview in Ireland

A successful principal interview not only involves answering questions with confidence but also asking meaningful questions at the end of the interview. This demonstrates your interest in the role, your research on the school, and your eagerness to engage with the interviewers. In this blog post, we will discuss some thought-provoking questions that you can ask at the end of a principal interview to leave a lasting impression on the hiring committee, including some additional questions to help y…

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How to Showcase Your Skills and Experience as a New Teacher

As a new teacher, you may feel overwhelmed by the challenge of establishing yourself in the competitive field of education. It's essential to know how to showcase your skills and experience effectively to make a lasting impression on potential employers, colleagues, and students. In this blog post, we'll explore different ways to demonstrate your capabilities as a new teacher and help you stand out in your profession.

Create a Comprehensive Portfolio

A well-organised portfolio is an excellent …

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