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Primary Interviews - are they really all sewn-up?







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Some applicants for teaching jobs can lose faith if they are not being called for interview and may feel that the school has already chosen a teacher for the position before the interviews even take place! For the jobs in August especially - you are in with a real shot when you rema…

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4 ways I can help you land your dream teaching job







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I am an experienced career coach and I enjoy seeing my clients succeed in their interviews and land that dream teaching job. There are many ways that you can improve your chances of success by working with me. Here are the main 4 ways we can work together to make you stand out from …

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The Standard Application Form: What do I write in the non-accredited courses section?







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The Non-Accredited courses section of the SAF can lead to confusion as to what to write in this section. The short answer; anything from webinars you have attended to summer courses you have availed of in order to increase your skillset. The difference with these qualifications or a…

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Completing your CV & Standard Application Form and answers – should you copy ideas from a friend?







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I know, the SAF can be a daunting prospect and you want to make it as impressive as possible in order to stand out from the crowd. You may have a very eloquent friend who always seems to have the right answers. What could be the harm in using some of their wording for your own SAF?

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Making better applications to Educate Together and Community National Schools







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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 …

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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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Teachers: The Ultimate Guide to Selling Yourself on your Standard Application Form







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Over the last few years, I’ve been reviewing Standard Application Forms for hundreds of teachers. You guys are the most dedicated, caring and organised bunch, I’m so lucky to have met so many wonderful teachers over the last few years. We truly have lots of laughs on our calls toget…

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