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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, a…

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Your Inside Guide to Looking at Our Schools – A support document for aspiring and existing school leaders















Picking up this document – whether to self-reflect or when applying for a new role in management is a good idea to allow you to align with your current teaching practices. Working on your career vs working in your career – there’s a difference! Looking at our schools is a great docu…

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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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CV Templates: Making your CV stand out







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I receive many CVs every year to review for my clients, and sometimes I see that the important information regarding their teaching experience is not brought to the fore. Your SAF affords you the opportunity to outline your experience with the aid of specific sections and headings, …

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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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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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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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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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What to ask for the ‘Do you have any Questions for Us?’ question







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When I went for interviews in the past, I always dreaded one question in particular.. ‘ Do you have any questions for us?’ Though I KNEW I should have something interesting or profound to ask, I often resorted to ‘When can I hope to hear back from you?’

Changing your mindset

Once I …

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