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Applying to ETB Schools


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When applying for ETB teaching vacancies, there are many things to consider. Your application must be typed and you must provide two copies of the application; one of these to be the original. Job advertisements are published on ETB county websites, in professional, academic journals, in newspapers and on social media. Here are a few things for you to consider when applying for ETB positions.

Final year initial teacher training applicants

If you are in your final year of training, you are …

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Checklist for filling in your job applications







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Here a few important things to bear in mind as you embark on filling in your SAF. This document will most likely be your initial introduction to a potential employer and it is worth taking the time to fill it in as well as you can. Consider the following points when filling in your …

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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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Coming across as overconfident in an interview







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You may, like most people who are eager to make a good impression at an interview, do your best to keep your nerves under control. You want to appear confident and give the very best impression of yourself. Believe it or not, I sometimes hear from interviewers that they did not choo…

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Teaching Interviews: Memorising answers-how to avoid coming across as too rehearsed







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There are certain things that our interviewers will want to ask us about at interview. Knowledge of certain aspects of every profession that must be scrutinised at the interview stage - and the teaching profession is no different. You want to be as prepared as possible for your inte…

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How can I be more confident in interviews?







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Interviews can be nerve-wracking, especially the first few! You have been called for interview and you are delighted of course, but the thought of sitting there while you are being asked a barrage of questions can cause you to worry. What can you do to make you feel more confident i…

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Interview practice – Why should I bring positive energy into the interview room?







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Interviews can be daunting but there are ways that you can make them less stressful. Believe it or not, some people enjoy the process! You may think that an interview is something you are beckoned to and that you are under scrutiny. Look at it from a different aspect; this is your c…

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Things you can do to improve your energy and mood in interviews















I wanted to share with you, one massive observation that I'm seeing with many 1-1 interviews with clients recently. That is the effect ENERGY LEVELS have on interviewers and candidates during interviews. Even if you are nervous about interviews, it is important to note what kind of …

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7 Dos in Teaching Interviews







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You have landed an interview for your dream teaching job and I’m sure you are both nervous and excited! We often consider the faux pas of interviews etiquette, but what about the positive things you ca…

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