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Making better applications to Educate Together and Community National Schools

This year, I’m placing a huge amount of focus on helping teachers make better applications to Educate Together and Community National Schools.

Why?

  • Because their ethos is central to their beliefs and what makes them different.

  • Because they deserve teachers who are closely aligned with what they stand for.

  • Because developing an understanding of all religions is a vital element in accepting all pupils and their religious beliefs (or lack of them) and focusing on real diversity a…

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Top CV Tips for Teachers - Writing a Personal Statement


Whether you’re applying for a job on https://www.educationposts.ie/ or creating a CV for substitute work an important element to your CV is a personal statement. A well written, self-aware and authentic personal statement (or professional summary) can be a fantastic way to sell yourself when looking for jobs or handing your CV around looking for substitute work.

Firstly, I should say that a personal statement or professional summary and I suggest that if you haven’t put thought and effort int…

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3 Simple Tips to Create Balance between Job Applications, Work and Living Life















One of the big frustrations my clients have when they come to me for coaching is striking that balance between work, home life and job applications.

The reason they are so frustrated is that applying for jobs…. is a job in itself.

Many of my clients have…

  • a full time job and are balan…

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What Jobs Can Teachers Do?







Corporate Jobs








If you’ve done the self-reflection work outlined in my previous blogs – ONLY THEN should you begin to identify with alternative career jobs or labels. After all, there are SO MANY variations of types of jobs out there nowadays it takes plenty of reflection and self-awareness to get…

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What to do if you feel like an imposter in the classroom







What to do if you feel like an imposter in the classroom teacher








Today, I’m talking about imposter syndrome.

It’s a common phenomenon that many teachers experience.

Not sure if you have it?

Do any of these thoughts sound familiar?

  • Wow… that artwork is amazing! I wish I had creative ideas like that.

  • How does she have time to do all that? I’m strugg…

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