One-to-One interview coaching

The TES Career Advice Service offers half-day one-to-one interview coaching to help you to improve your performance, showcase your skills and experience and give a thoroughly professional impression.

The 2.5 hour sessions with an experienced education interviewer will help you to prepare for an important interview and increase your chances of being offered the position.

The ideal time for coaching is at the beginning of the job-seeking process so that you’re ready for the first interview or telephone conversation.

Our coaching is designed to:

  • Help you to identify your strengths and to make the most of them
  • Prepare for the possible questions at a job interview
  • Suggest the best ways to answer questions
  • Identify examples in your professional experience that relate to specific job competencies.
  • Alert you to the non-verbal messages you may be communicating and improve your personal presentation
  • Tell you what you are doing right and how you can build on this
  •  Be honest about what you’re doing wrong

No service can guarantee that you get the job but we can help to identify your strengths and weaknesses and develop ways of improving your interview performance.

Prices for the service are £350 to £400 including VAT for a central London weekday appointment. It may also be possible to organise an appointment outside London for an additional fee to cover room hire. Occasional appointments are available on Saturdays.

Next steps

To book an interview coaching sessions complete the order form and email it to Attach your application  - saved as a Word document  - and any supporting material. 

The TES Career Advice Service will call you to confirm your booking and to take a credit/debit card payment.

Contact us

For all queries please contact us at

Why choose the TES Career Advice Service

We’re education specialists - Unlike most other career advice consultancies, we only advise on education roles. We are here to help you get the teaching job you want.

Part of the TES - As an extension of the respected TES brand, we offer confidential expert advice.

Experienced advisors - Our team of education experts includes TheoGriff, who is the resident expert on two TES Connect forums: Jobseekers and Independent schools. With nearly 20 years’ experience in senior management in a variety of educational establishments, Theo is well placed to support your career aspirations.

Terms and conditions

Once you have placed your order, we will contact you to organise payment and you will be given a unique order reference. Once the booking is finalised, an advisor will contact you to agree a date for your session and to carry out some pre-meeting preparation.

Any files supplied must be sent as Word or Adobe PDF documents.

You will find the full terms and conditions in the attached document together with the application form (see the right hand side of the page).

Your privacy

Your privacy is important to TSL and maintaining your confidence and trust is paramount. TSL is committed to protecting your privacy and upholding your rights. We will always strive to provide a safe, secure service environment and experience.

TSL is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) in the United Kingdom and as such, we comply fully with the requirements and practices laid by the Act and the ICO.

We will always minimise what we collect and protect any personally identifiable information with a combination of technical and administrative controls, such as cryptographic encryption and restrictive access rights. 

These protective controls are applied at all stages from collection, transmission, storage to removal and destruction. 

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