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How I Went from Class Teacher to 6 Figure Leadership Mentor

In 2014, I took a career break. Applying for it was one of the most terrifying experiences of my life. the last 9 years have been an incredible journey and step by step I've hit my target for 2023. I'm thrilled. 

In terms of the start of this journey - I procrastinated about asking for the time off until 😆 my principal trumped me and asked me a few days before the deadline if I was taking a career break. I stumbled and stuttered and said "yes maybe -  that was something I was thinking about. I

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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 do you answer the question on the vision for the role/vision for the school?

How do you answer the question on the vision for the role/vision for the school?

This question is one I get again and again from clients and they need to put their thinking caps on! 

How do you answer the question on the vision for the role/vision for the school?

One thing that I noticed when I began leadership coaching is that teachers sometimes were sometimes frustrated and they could sometimes use this question as a chance to vent. For this question, I always recommend that the energy is positive. This question IS NOT a chance to rant and tell them what you believe is g…

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How can I be more confident in interviews

How can I be more confident in interviews?

You are a great teacher and you are confident in your abilities, but what do you do with the dreaded interview fear? Are there ways to get past this and shine in your teaching job interview? Of course there are and I am here to help you.

Develop self-compassion and improving your self-talk

So many of my clients come out of an interview and do a postmortem of it! They berate themselves for the bits they slipped up in or couldn’t answer well and focus mostly on that. Try refrain from doing that by d…

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

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 document to allow for self-reflection.

There are a number of elements outlined in this document that you should consider when working on your career.

1. Reflection

Reflection is key to teaching and this framework serves as a…

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Preparing for interviews

Preparing for interviews: Ask yourself ‘What else?’

There is one particular question I love to ask my clients when we are trying to figure out all of their talents and capabilities. That question is; What else? As many of the educators I meet are hardworking, modest professionals who show up and get the job done, they often find it hard to declare what is so great about themselves. Once we start to delve into their capabilities and strengths together, I ask them to delve deeper.

Identifying your strengths

Brainstorming is a great way to start to di…

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Coming across as overconfident in an interview

Coming across as overconfident in an interview

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 choose a certain candidate as they came across as over-confident. You may think that this is hard to believe as an interview can be a daunting prospect, but there are cases where an interviewee comes across as a bit too s…

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How can I be more confident in interviews?

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 in interviews? Read on!

Prepare

Preparation is key. If you have never practiced how you would answer possible questions, how are you to know how you might answer on the day? Take the time to practice with a friend of a p…

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