How Social Media Can Help You In Your Teaching Job Hunt

How Social Media Can Help You In Your Teaching Job Hunt

Hello Busy Educator! How Social Media Can Help You in Your Teaching Job Hunt When it comes to job hunting, sometimes prospective teachers don’t use social media very well. And this can become their weak point. Social media is as important in teaching as in any other industry. Your social networking profile is like your informal resume. So, keep only those things on it that you would like to share with everyone. Teachers have to maintain a leading role so it’s best to keep your profile clean and professional. Here are some ways in which social media can help your job hunt. For more information, please visit www.TheBusyEducator.com
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NEW + IMPROVING TEACHERS SET - Behaviour Management, Rapport, First Impressions & Class Expectations

NEW + IMPROVING TEACHERS SET - Behaviour Management, Rapport, First Impressions & Class Expectations

TIPS FOR NEW + IMPROVING TEACHERS SET - Behaviour Management, Rapport, First Impressions & Class Expectations After 10+ years of experience, I now teach student teachers of English at our local university. This is set of helpful tips and information which I present to my students at the start of their teaching diploma. This information on basic teaching building blocks enables teachers to set the right tone right from the start of the year - creating a positive first impression, having that classroom ‘presence,’ creating rapport with students, how to manage behaviour and discipline students, how to deal with problem kids, etc. Lots of excellent and extremely clear, specific, hands-on advice which you can put into action right away. Even teachers with a few years under their belt may find it and interesting read and glean a few tips to take away. 9 pages of written tips and hints, plus an editable 2 page class expectations document which you can edit and hand out on the first day of class to all your students. #CHECK OUT my other great resources - I have some great essay writing posters, and a pack of posters with wise quotes which you can easily print on coloured paper and use to spruce up your room superfast. PD, professional development, teaching tips, new teacher, new teachers, help for new teachers, behaviour management, creating rapport, first impression, class expectations, dealing with problem students, discipline
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Montessori Room Labels - Neutral Color

Montessori Room Labels - Neutral Color

Capture parent’s attention at parent education night or open house with these simple room labels that will blend with almost any style. These room labels for grown ups will help present your classroom with plenty of prepared labels. And because each Montessori environment is created by unique educators, there are plenty of blank labels for you to create labels as unique as your classroom. Room labels are perfect to help parents become oriented in the Montessori setting. They are also wonderful conversation starters! And how much easier could it be than print, cut, laminate? Follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/marycarr51/?ref=bookmarks And Pinterest
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Montessori Room Labels - Lemon Yellow

Montessori Room Labels - Lemon Yellow

Capture parents attention at your parent education nights or add some sunshine to an open house with these prepared Montessori Room Labels. These room labels for grown ups will help present your classroom with plenty of prepared labels. And because each Montessori environment is created by unique educators, there are plenty of blank labels for you to create labels as unique as your classroom Room labels are perfect to help parents become oriented in the Montessori setting. They are also wonderful conversation starters! And all you have to do is print, cut and laminate. Come along and follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/marycarr51/?ref=bookmarks And Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/bellamontessorimaryc/
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Montessori Parent Night Room Labels - Autumn

Montessori Parent Night Room Labels - Autumn

Capture parents attention on parent education nights or brighten up an open house with room labels! This set is decorated with an autumn theme, it’s perfect for your first parent education night of the school year. These room labels for grown ups will help present your classroom with plenty of prepared labels. And because each Montessori environment is created by unique educators, there are plenty of blank labels for you to create labels as unique as your classroom Room labels are perfect to help parents become oriented in the Montessori setting. They are also wonderful conversation starters! And how much easier could it be than print, cut, laminate? And they can be used year after year. Thanks so much for considering my work!
MaryCarr51
Workload Reduction Stratgey

Workload Reduction Stratgey

This flowchart is designed to stimulate and guide discussion on workload issues. It can be used as a stand-alone resource, or as part of your wider work on workload. Includes the image in black and white and in colour, as a JPEG, PDF and PPT.
Schoolwell
Back To School : Back To School Starter & Plenaries

Back To School : Back To School Starter & Plenaries

Never plan a starter or a plenary again with this fantastic selection of starter and plenary resources. A perfect back to school bundle!! If you review this resource we will give you another resource for FREE. We hope that you enjoy this resource! We would love your feedback, if you like what you see, please follow us: on Tes TeachElite’s Shop click the’Follow this Author button’ . We will keep you updated on any sales we throw or FREEBIES we upload. You can find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeachEliteRE and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeachElite/
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Our Ultimate EYFS Guide for New Staff and NQTs (school-specific and editable)

Our Ultimate EYFS Guide for New Staff and NQTs (school-specific and editable)

This is the ultimate guide to EYFS that I wrote to pass to our new staff as they arrived to help us understand our school. It’s very thorough and covers all key areas. Some parts are generic and others are school specific. I have highlighted the key parts to be edited in yellow, however, you would obviously need to read it all to ensure the information is relevant to your school. The guide is completely editable so you can make it relevant to your setting. The guide covers Staffing Duties and Responsibilities Behaviour Morning Activities Snacks Daily routines (morning, lunch, home, etc) Homework Communication with Parents Social Media Child Protection Classroom Set Up Displays Outdoor Environment Curriculum Themes Literacy (Phonics, guided reading, writing, letter formation, T4W) Investigative Maths Learning Through Play Timetables Planning Formats Assessment (observations, Tapestry) Moderation Inclusion Monitoring of Staff Training
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Danielson Evaluation Framework Tracking Form

Danielson Evaluation Framework Tracking Form

Keep your observations, evaluations, and feedback organized in this simple and colored coded graphic organizer that tracks your data from the Danielson Evaluation Framework. Though these domains were not meant to be used for observations, it is often implemented with that purpose. This clearly labelled and well-organized template allows you to track your areas of growth, area os need, and change over time. Be sure to check out our “Danielson Evaluation Framework Reference Guide with Key Components” as well!
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Removal of ability grouping - Powerpoint for staff meeting

Removal of ability grouping - Powerpoint for staff meeting

Ideal if your school is moving to the Mastery approach in maths or wants to adapt to teach the new curriculum effectively. Modern research indicates that ability grouping is actually damaging and caps progress. This powerpoint provides examples of evidence from the latest research and has notes for the presenter. Staff are encouraged to consider the impact of grouping and consider the alternatives. Good for SLT or class teachers who want to improve their practice.
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Effective classroom manager

Effective classroom manager

Effective classroom manager is research based text book for teacher’s and proprietors of schools. It was written to promote sound lesson delivery using tech innovations. Also with resource blends which tends to equip today’s teacher to master the skill sets for classroom management, parent Vs teacher winning team. How to assess an effective school and effective teacher. Get a copy now for a token and thank me later
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Head Space- Wellbeing Newsletters (Volume 1 and 2!) for parents, staff and children!

Head Space- Wellbeing Newsletters (Volume 1 and 2!) for parents, staff and children!

These wellbeing newsletters have gone down a storm, with all teachers, parents, children and leadership! Due to popular demand Volume 2 for the next academic year has now been created! This pack contains Volume 1 and Volume 2 of our monthly, editable newsletters, based on wellbeing, for every month of the academic year. Each newsletter is double sided with an adult zone and kids zone! Use these monthly newsletters to support the parents, children and staff of your school in gaining improved self esteem, resilience, wellbeing, confidence and motivation, in order to achieve an emotionally healthy school.
kep1987
Emotionally Healthy Schools- Wellbeing Newsletters (Volume 2) for parents, staff and children!

Emotionally Healthy Schools- Wellbeing Newsletters (Volume 2) for parents, staff and children!

These wellbeing newsletters have gone down a storm, with all teachers, parents, children and leadership! Due to popular demand Volume 2 for the next academic year has now been created! Volume 1 (September-July) are also available from my TES shop. This pack contains Volume 2 of our monthly, editable newsletters, based on wellbeing, for every month of the academic year. Each newsletter is double sided with an adult zone and kids zone! Use these monthly newsletters to support the parents, children and staff of your school in gaining improved self esteem, resilience, wellbeing, confidence and motivation, in order to achieve an emotionally healthy school.
kep1987
2 and 5 Minute Forums - Professional Development

2 and 5 Minute Forums - Professional Development

The aim of the forums are for practitioners to share their knowledge and skills with their colleagues in order to promote good practice that is taking place within the school. • Practitioners select an idea , lesson, system or strategy that works well within their classroom. • They document a summarised version of the key information onto this sheet. • They present their idea, usually in 2 minutes or 5 minutes. • These sheets are passed out as a hand-out to their colleagues so they can review the summarised information, follow up on some ideas themselves and know who to contact to find out further information. This Pack includes: 2 Minute Forum template 5 Minute Forum template Completed example template Information about how the forums work
nikkijmullen
SMART Notebook 18 Handbook

SMART Notebook 18 Handbook

This document contains instructions on how to use the features in SMART Notebook 18 and how to get the most out of your SMART Board. It also contains suggestions of how to use the different tools to enhance your lessons and support pupil learning. Topics covered include: how to set page backgrounds and default fonts how to insert Maths symbols how to use measurement tool what the different pens do how to draw irregular shapes and display shape angles and lengths how to use the infinite cloner and dice how to use SMART Blocks how to use the Activity Builder how to use SMART Lab activities how to use personal devices with SMART Lab activities
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What to Do After the Teaching Interview

What to Do After the Teaching Interview

What to Do After the Teaching Interview Congratulations for completing your job interview. Now that it’s over, you have to sit back and wait for their call, right? Well actually, there’s a lot you can do. It’s always a good idea to follow up to increase your chances of being hired. Even if you think you did really well (or really bad) in the interview, it doesn’t harm in following up. How to follow up? Stay tune! For more information, visit www.TheBusyEducator.com
MarjanG
Growth Mindset Display

Growth Mindset Display

The idea of the display is to encourage students to change their vocabulary. The display is firmly based on the work of Carol Dweck and the idea of fixed and growth mindsets. The display is based on famous individuals who had growth mindsets and using their vocabulary to enhance the learning of the students and to encourage them to put in effort and to try. There is also an opportunity for a mistake and success board as seen in the picture as the central theme of the display, this is where you as a teacher can highlight both successful work and good mistakes. The idea being both really good work and work with lots of mistakes make it to the board, and the students see mistakes and successes as one and the same - There is an image attached to show how this works.
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What Are Principals Looking For In You?

What Are Principals Looking For In You?

Hello Busy Educator! What Principals Are Looking For In You So you’re looking for a teaching job. To be selected for it, you have to be chosen by the Human Resources team of the school or college. The principal of the organization is generally the main member of that team. What exactly is the principal looking for in a prospective teacher? Here’s what principals are saying: For more information, please go to: www.TheBusyEducator.com
MarjanG
First Time Teaching Reception

First Time Teaching Reception

Storytime! I give you a little insight into my experience of teaching Reception for the FIRST TIME EVER. Don’t forget to leave your own experiences in the comments below… and don’t neglect that thumbs up button! 😉 MAKE SURE YOU NEVER MISS A VIDEO! 🚨 SUBSCRIBE https://www.youtube.com/littlelearner… 🔔 TURN ON NOTIFICATIONS [ LET’S GET SOCIAL ] 👉FACEBOOK http://www.facebook.com/LittleLearner… 👉INSTAGRAM http://www.instagram.com/LittleLearne… 👉TWITTER http://www.twitter.com/L_Learners
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Dealing with parents

Dealing with parents

Notes for a staff meeting I led, based on a course I attended on ‘Managing Difficult Parents’. Top tips on how to stay calm and professional when dealing with parents on a day to day basis, and when facing difficult issues. Please leave a review and look at my other resources.
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Answers to Top 5 Questions They Ask in a Teaching Interview

Answers to Top 5 Questions They Ask in a Teaching Interview

Answers to Top 5 Questions They Ask in a Teaching Interview If you’ve been called for a teaching interview, you should start preparing right away. While they might ask you questions about your subject, there are also some questions about your personality. These Human Resource questions are very generic and have no right or wrong answers. They reflect your communication skills and presence of mind. Make sure you prepare for them before appearing for the interview. Here are some common questions asked in a teaching interview. For more information, visit our website: www.TheBusyEducator.com
MarjanG
EYFS PLANNING USING THE CHILDREN'S INTERESTS

EYFS PLANNING USING THE CHILDREN'S INTERESTS

Examples of planning for an interest in Spiderman. At the end I show how this is mapped out. Links to Amazon page: Amazing Teaching Assistant: UK STORE - https://amzn.to/2lJwTlP USA STORE - https://www.amazon.com/Amazing-Teaching-Assistant-Teacher-notebook/dp/1721624414/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 Super Teaching Assistant: UK STORE - https://amzn.to/2lO5lvI USA STORE - https://www.amazon.com/Super-Teaching-Assistant-Teacher-notebook/dp/1721777032/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 Funny Things Children Say: UK STORE - https://amzn.to/2lIcdL8 USA STORE - https://www.amazon.com/Funny-things-children-say-conversations/dp/1721775862/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 My website: https://www.starbuck.education My facebook: https://www.facebook.com/starbuckeducation My twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starbuckedu Come and connect with my teaching communities on Facebook: EYFS & KS1 Teacher Group- https://www.facebook.com/groups/eyfsks1teachingtips/ Newly qualified teachers, PGCE students, SCITT new to EYFS & KS1 Group- (Advice, help, questions, support) https://www.facebook.com/groups/NQTtips/ Professionals new to Early Years Group- (Managers, Nursery, Pre-School, Reception Teachers) https://www.facebook.com/groups/newtoteachingearlyyears/
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How to be a brilliant private tutor  - Everything you need to know about setting up as a tutor

How to be a brilliant private tutor - Everything you need to know about setting up as a tutor

Have you ever considered working as a private tutor? Maybe you have specialist knowledge of a subject or skill, or prior teaching experience? If so, tutoring could be for you. the demand for private tutors across all subjects and age groups is growing. With the option of flexible working patterns and the opportunity to share enthusiasm for a subject you love, tutoring can be an appealing choice of career, or a source of extra income. This book offers a wealth of practical insights and strategies, including: How to set up as a private tutor Working for a tutoring agency Finding tutoring work Planning and preparing tutoring work Giving feedback Assessing students’ progress Working with students with additional learning needs Teaching study skills Teaching reading and writing skills across subjects Overcoming common difficulties This is the PDF format of the book. An e-book version for Kindle is also available on Amazon. Published by Crooked Steeple, 2018.
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Top 15 Questions They Ask in a Teaching Interview

Top 15 Questions They Ask in a Teaching Interview

Top 15 Questions They Ask in a Teaching Interview It’s a good bet that one or more of these questions will be asked of you during a teaching interview. It’s a good idea to prepare answers for these questions. For more information: www.TheBusyEducator.com
MarjanG
End of Project/Topic - Student Self Evaluation

End of Project/Topic - Student Self Evaluation

An easy to use template to use for students to record their own evaluations at the end of project, unit or topic. Students can log their reflections of their own progress and comment of their views of assessment.
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Teachers Feedback/Marking Self-Reflection Activity

Teachers Feedback/Marking Self-Reflection Activity

This is a great activity to reflect on the effectiveness your marking and feedback. This activity can also be used to reflect on the practices of a subject area or phase. It includes questions around effective practices and the impact on teacher workload.
gstrong
Developmental Observation Report

Developmental Observation Report

Designed by a PGCE/Cert Ed lecturer and observation specialist to support a holistic developmental observation process. Observations can be stressful but when they are collaborative and personalised, they are valuable and support professional development. Strong links to Ofsted judgment statements and the Professional Standards 2014 (FE) and research. Easy to use Word.docx format with tables that expand to fit text. Information and guidance section after the form that explains how to use for optimal results.
tina97
Stress: Self-Belief Survey

Stress: Self-Belief Survey

Teaching is a challenging profession. It needs high levels of emotional and sometimes physical input. This is part of the explanation why it can be therefore so rewarding. However, prolonged exposure to this atmosphere can escort people to the condition we call stress– fundamentally a negative state that can be defined as ‘an assault on self’. Stress is a negative feeling state which has both psychological and physical components. The scale on the self-belief survey is an sign of the amount to which individuals feel they can accomplish a range of professional goals. Research has shown that those people with a higher than justified self-belief tend to cope better than those with realistic or low levels of self-effectiveness. High scores on questions 1-3, 5 and 7-10 and low scores on 4, 6, 11 indicate upbeat self-beliefs (and vice versa). Look through the responses you have received from your department and allow for additional responses specific to the feedback received, and to your particular school or department. Based on this feedback, the following causes of stress are most likely to be identified; • Lack of ownership of key decisions. • Limited control over professional development. • Not being valued by students or leaders. • Poor health. • Personal circumstances.
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Stress: Lifestyle Survey

Stress: Lifestyle Survey

It is worth recognising the importance that our lifestyle has on our ability to cope with pressure, particularly if we have made recent changes to it. Frequently, those parts of our life which provide a balance to work activities become eroded because of perceived additional demands from our chosen occupation equally, we can find ourselves over-doing or under-doing an activity which has a direct relationship to health or physical image. Drinking, smoking, exercise and diet are obvious factors here. You and/or staff in your department should fill in the form and monitor any changes over time to support staff. This survey considers some key aspects of lifestyle.
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CPD Workshop Activity: Team Review

CPD Workshop Activity: Team Review

Team Review Workshop is an activity ready-made for any team meeting. You can run in virtually any situation. It helps you build a shared understanding within a team about what’s working well, areas in need of improvement and areas of opportunity. It’s a great way to get a team ready to do some positive action planning. There’s very little facilitation involved as it’s easy for people to grasp what they have to do and why they’re doing it. It’s transparent, democratic and a great stimulator of conversation within the group. Dotmocracy, the method used for prioritization of the resulting themes, is a popular technique for voting within groups using dot stickers. It’s also known as “dot-voting”, “multi-voting” or “voting with dots”.
gstrong
– Yes, Teachers Can be Great Entrepreneurs

– Yes, Teachers Can be Great Entrepreneurs

Being a Business Leader – Yes, Teachers Can be Great Entrepreneurs If you’re a teacher, this title might have taken you by surprise. Teachers and entrepreneurs? What kind of business can teachers do? Sell their lessons? Well, in fact, yes, and much much more. Actually, you can be a successful businessperson and very easily. As you have taught students, you have gained several skills that will help you open your own startup. For more information, please go to www.TheBusyEducator.com
MarjanG
Back To School : Back To School  AFL / AFL Kit

Back To School : Back To School AFL / AFL Kit

The ULTIMATE Lesson afl kit for your class. If you review this resource we will give you another resource for FREE.<br /> <br /> We hope that you enjoy this resource! We would love your feedback, if you like what you see, please follow us: on Tes <a href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/TeachElite”>TeachElite’s Shop</a> click the’Follow this Author button’ . We will keep you updated on any sales we throw or FREEBIES we upload. <br /> <br /> You can find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeachEliteRE<br /> and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeachElite/
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Five Whys CPD- A tool for quickly getting to the ‘root causes’

Five Whys CPD- A tool for quickly getting to the ‘root causes’

A CPD tool for quickly getting to the‘root causes’ of an issue before developing solutions. A great team-builder because it gets the group’s buy-in as part of the process Objectives To help the team understand all the causal factors that have a bearing on an issue / problem (i.e. fix the real problem rather than treating the symptoms
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