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Still Looking For A Teaching Job? Follow This Checklist

Still Looking For A Teaching Job? Follow This Checklist

Teaching is the dream profession of many young graduates. It gives them a chance to be heard and share their knowledge with others. It’s a great profession for those who have leadership skills and want to be social. If you have applied to a number of teaching positions and still haven’t become successful, here’s a checklist for you: Consider moving Instead of limiting your job search to your neighboring schools and colleges, send the applications to big schools even if they are far away. If you get selected, you can always move to another city. After all, a job at a premiere college or school will be a great move for your career. Get your paperwork ready Make sure you have your resume, cover letter, and other documents ready. Proofread your resume several times to make sure it does not have any mistakes. Be available on social networks Your presence on social media networks like LinkedIn can help you build connections. If you are connected to administrators from colleges and schools, there are chances that they will prefer you over others when it’s time to hire. Attend job fairs Attend the job fairs held at your alma mater along with those at the neighboring colleges and universities. You have better chances of being selected at your alma mater than the others. Prepare for the interview There are some questions that are asked frequently. For example, “what can you bring to this school” and “how do you plan to influence the students”. Come up with witty and professional answers for these questions. Share vignettes Be open during the interview and share some positive vignettes about your previous experiences. These could include student achievements, classroom management, and unique teaching methodologies that you follow. Follow-up Sometimes the college or school might take extra time in hiring. If you follow up using emails, there are higher chances of you being hired. When you email them, state again that you would love to work with them. Stay positive It’s a tough economy but teaching positions keep opening every now and then in various schools and colleges. Don’t give up hope and you’ll soon bag a great teaching job. That’s it for now Busy Educator. Until next time, Talk to each other, support each other, take care of each other.’ Marjan
MarjanG
Adding Supporting Documents To Your Resume While Applying Here's How

Adding Supporting Documents To Your Resume While Applying Here's How

Adding Supporting Documents to Your Resume While Applying – Here’s How When you apply for a job, your employer might be looking for something extra apart from the standard resume and cover letter. The extra documents are known as supporting documentation and can include a number of things such as scanned copies of certificates and letters of recommendation. While many employers leave the documentation part for the interview process, some of them may specify in the job description that they want to see them with the application.
MarjanG
Adding all the details in a short resume how to do it

Adding all the details in a short resume how to do it

Adding ALL the Details in a Short Resume – How to Do It After working for over a decade as a high school teacher, you have some strong experience to boast about, but your resume is already packed and you don’t want to add another page to it. How do you manage to add extra details to your jam-packed resume? Here are some tips to create a stunning resume in limited space.
MarjanG
Electricity in Construction

Electricity in Construction

This session is aimed at covering electricity when covering the topic of Health, safety and welfare in construction. This is ideal for levels 1 or 2 for all trades and all learners studying some sort of health and safety.
Ga3hill
Teacher Personal Statement Template

Teacher Personal Statement Template

This is a template which gives you the core elements of a teaching personal statement. It is focused mainly around PE and Sport but has elements which would be useful for all subjects. It gives you the key elements you should be talking about in a cover letter/personal statement and it allows room for you to add your own experiences and abilities.
chloeausten
You're not the only teacher having a bad day!

You're not the only teacher having a bad day!

One of the things which has given me the most comfort in my teaching career is hearing teachers swear in the staffroom. It sounds strange but it’s a funny sort of therapy - knowing that someone else is also having a bad day. Sometimes we just need a bit of reassurance that we’re not alone in whatever’s going on in our professional lives. We all have bad days but sometimes it’s easy to think we’re the only ones. This collection of stories, confessions, grievances and all-out ‘fails’ written by an online community of real teachers is a little window into the problems of teachers around the world. Some will make you cringe, some will make you smile. We’re not endorsing, condoning or condemning anything you read here. Some of the actions described could not be described as ‘best practice’ while some seem like the musings of criminal masterminds. Take some comfort and draw your own conclusions...
duvetpublishing
Office Worker PPT Template

Office Worker PPT Template

There are different business postures in the master slide for example a business man stand up and another employee reading the newspaper or another one running out of the job with his suitcase. There is also a lady employee in the slide design and another business man. Key Features of Office Worker PowerPoint Template * Simple color-coded format * Easy to use with Text * Facilitates communication with customer * Save hours on making presentation * Attractive charts and diagrams * Reasonable price * Slides – 21 Slides
TemplatesStore
Mixed Wordsearch Bundle

Mixed Wordsearch Bundle

A bundle of wordsearches for wordsearch addicts! Various subjects, ideal to use as starters or extension tasks. £40.00 worth of resources for £12.00.
Rachel___
Lesson Plan Template- School Counseling (Editable)

Lesson Plan Template- School Counseling (Editable)

This item is a multi-color School Counseling lesson plan template that includes a number of text boxes with headings and subheadings that correspond to School Counseling planning and structural procedures. The plan incorporates a wide variety of critical lesson plan components which includes the following: * Lesson/Unit Title * Grade level(s) * Unit Focus * Overview and purpose * Standards addressed * Learning Outcomes * Modification/Differentiation * Materials/Resources * Enrichment/Extensions * Essential questions * Instructional Focus * Assessment Check off's It is a Microsoft Word document that is completely editable for your personal use. There is a basic diagram included on a second page to pencil in a classroom set up if you are doing centers or have a unique set up for this particular lesson.
ejpc2222
Presentations for Secondary Schools Bundle

Presentations for Secondary Schools Bundle

A fab collection of presentations for secondary schools. A Promise - A poignant and true story about how keeping a promise is important. What is Success - A captivating and thought-provoking Powerpoint on success and striving to do well. Anti-Bullying - A presentation on bullying, how to stop it and what to do if you see it occur. Form/Tutor Time - A great presentation to use every form time with different ideas, games and activities. Poetry - An amazing presentation to recap all the different styles of poetry, how they are different and how to annotate correctly. Includes activities as you go along. Revision - A brilliant revision presentation with great techniques, helpful tips, advice and guidance to revise efficiently. Writing a CV - An amazing way of getting students to think about writing a CV and with everything you need to include. Includes funny and helpful information.
MissCharlotteAndrews
'Working with parents' lecture

'Working with parents' lecture

I prepared and delivered this lecture at a university to final year students. It includes everything I learnt in my first year of teaching and working with parents. It is based on my own experience and includes a separate document with my notes to go with the lecture.
danniellaleigh
Attendance Assembly Whole School

Attendance Assembly Whole School

Assembly focused around importance of attending school. Makes links between attendance and attainment/success. Runs through what 95% attendance really means. Also makes link with what attendance can do for your future! Used in KS2, but could easily be used in secondary schools too!
scott209
Careers in lipids - exploring jobs that are related to fats and lipids

Careers in lipids - exploring jobs that are related to fats and lipids

The low-down on different careers related to fat, including what the jobs involve and what qualifications and training you need to get there. Careers included: Dietician, Obesity researcher, Lipid researcher, Food scientist/technologist and Bariatric surgeon. This is part of 'Big Picture: Fat' (www.bigpictureeducation.com/fat), published in December 2015.
WellcomeTrust