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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
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Super Pupil Premium Bundle

Super Pupil Premium Bundle

Complete Pupil Premium strategy to rapidly bolster progress. This includes strategies for Teaching and learning Mentoring Attendance and PA Life experiences and enrichment Leadership dashboard Transition
leepeachey
End of the Year Award Posters (Editable in Google Slides)

End of the Year Award Posters (Editable in Google Slides)

Award certificates your students will love. This resource includes 3 style: congratulations awards, most likely awards and academic awards. You can edit and add your students name digitally. Then print them out on standard paper size. Additionally, you can just print out the ones you want from the PDF and hand write the students name, your name and the date. This resource is all in color! There are 100 awards to choose from as well as blanks for your own ideas!
rombop
Your Dream Teaching Job Is Not Too Far Away

Your Dream Teaching Job Is Not Too Far Away

Your Dream Teaching Job is Not Too Far Away Whether you’re a seasoned teacher looking for new challenges or a fresh graduate searching for a new teaching job, you need special magic to be chosen from all the candidates. We all know that top school districts get thousands of applications for teaching positions and yet only a few get chosen. If you have all the right credentials, all you need is a little extra. Let us introduce you to some special tips that will help you land that dream teaching job.
MarjanG
Priority Dashboard and Pupil Profile

Priority Dashboard and Pupil Profile

Our priority cohort pupil dashboard allows you to: Present to your middle/senior leadership teams the priority target pupils Allows subject leaders to plan support collaboratively with their team Gives you a strategic overview of key pupils to bolster progress across KS3/KS4 Allows you to target Boys/DP/FSM/Pupil Premium/SEND pupils Raise awareness with all staff of key pupils they need to focus on. Use the dashboard as a covian warboard to strategically plan support. Track progress, attendance, behaviour on a termly basis Present to governors visually and in a highly engaging way. Use our pupil profile in your Senior Leadership, Middle Leadership, Departmental and Pastoral meetings. Identify what is work for a pupil in different areas across the school and share good practice. This document is a brilliant discussion point when tabled and is a power tool that can be used to bolster the progress of key pupils.
leepeachey
Priority cohort pupil dashboard : SEND, BOYS, FSM, Disadvantaged, KS3/KS4

Priority cohort pupil dashboard : SEND, BOYS, FSM, Disadvantaged, KS3/KS4

Our priority cohort pupil dashboard allows you to: Present to your middle/senior leadership teams the priority target pupils Allows subject leaders to plan support collaboratively with their team Gives you a strategic overview of key pupils to bolster progress across KS3/KS4 Allows you to target Boys/DP/FSM/Pupil Premium/SEND pupils Raise awareness with all staff of key pupils they need to focus on. Use the dashboard as a covian warboard to strategically plan support. Track progress, attendance, behaviour on a termly basis Present to governors visually and in a highly engaging way.
leepeachey
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
Don't let them junk your resume avoid these mistakes

Don't let them junk your resume avoid these mistakes

Don’t Let Them Junk Your Resume – Avoid These Mistakes There are many people who have all the right qualifications and skills, but somehow never get called for an interview. Are you one of them? Maybe you’re not showcasing your skills the right way. Your resume is something that creates your first impression. If it’s not perfect, it might get thrown in the trash or recycle bin. Yes, as distressing it may sound, if the HR team finds blaring mistakes in your resume, they will just delete it from their list. Here is a list of common mistakes that many prospective teachers make and miss excellent opportunities to work in their preferred schools or colleges.
MarjanG
Pupil Premium Promise: Life Experience programme (Improve attendance/behaviour/progress)

Pupil Premium Promise: Life Experience programme (Improve attendance/behaviour/progress)

Pupil Premium Promise - Development of the whole child (Life Experience programme) Limited life experiences of pupils from poor socio-economic backgrounds has a direct link with lower attainment. Research offers up the idea that when a young person is exposed to a new experience a cognitive connection is exercised in the brain thus making it more receptive and versatile to learning. If a young person is exposed to lots of experiences then their brains can adapt more. If a pupil receives limited experiences from a young age, then their brain is less likely to adapt to new learning as it has not got the so called ‘versatility’. The Pupil Premium promise does just that. It is a promise that should be made to the pupils that they will achieve before they leave your school. A bucket list of life experiences to develop mind, body and soul. By delivering the pupil premium promise it will have a positive impact on attendance, progress, attitude and behaviour. Happy pupils want to come into school! The resource is completely adaptable for your school.
leepeachey
Teacher and Staff Awards Mega Bundle

Teacher and Staff Awards Mega Bundle

Recognize, reward. and affirm the talents, skills and good character traits of your teachers. These awards could be given away every month to show how much they are appreciated or could be given at the end of the year. Our teacher and staff awards are appropriate for primary and secondary teachers. Best of all they are editable and blank templates are provided to add more awards.
kitcelcorner
An Overview of Dyspraxia

An Overview of Dyspraxia

CPD relevant information about Dyspraxia from a tutor’s perspective and based on her book by Alison Patrick, a specific learning difficulties tutor Elevate Training and Development presents this CPD pack which Includes 30 minute webinar recording Webinar transcript pdf Presentation of notes Areas covered Definition Causes Diagnosis Input Strategies for Success Please note that these products are copyrighted and should not be used incorrectly
ElevateProducts
Teaching Standards

Teaching Standards

Example of write up and the evidence I used to show I had met each teaching standard while completing my teacher training. Great to use for ideas while for your teacher training or performance management targets.
frazert2
Don't Be Muzzled

Don't Be Muzzled

When a system beats you over the head with the club of political correctness that system has muzzled it's members and in reality has bullied them. Speak your mind and use conflicts productively and take the time to see both sides of a disagreement. But, don't be muzzled.
JamesHBurns
FREE Classroom Incentive Ideas (w/ Individual Tickets for Extrinsic Motivators)

FREE Classroom Incentive Ideas (w/ Individual Tickets for Extrinsic Motivators)

Save your time and money on buying items and experiences for your students as motivators when there are so many free opportunities out there! We have compiled a list of 50 ways to reward your kids without spending a dime. The first page you will find them all listed out while you will find them placed on tickets on the following two pages. The tickets can be cut and either picked out of a hat or chosen by students as their award. Whether it be individual rewards, group rewards or whole class incentives, this can be used year after year to motivate your students - hopefully transitioning them to an intrinsic motivation! have fun!
myeducationalhotspot
Revision CPD (+ Year 11 revision guides)

Revision CPD (+ Year 11 revision guides)

Effective CPD to inform parents and teachers of revision tactics and techniques. Interactive, tests the parents and pupils and makes them have a go at the techniques the students are expected to use. Draws in on the improved rigour in both KS2 & 4. The revision book is a help guide for both students and parents. Includes Tips, tricks for students and parents. Timetables. Revision tasks and activities. Develop students understanding of their own learning styles. Create their own learning checklists.
PEinnovator
Teaching Professional Development, Portfolio, Organization, and Observation Logs

Teaching Professional Development, Portfolio, Organization, and Observation Logs

As you know, professional experience and organization is a result of your hard work. Most of that hard work goes unnoticed. A lot of teachers I know forget most of their side- experiences because they go above and beyond and never have any type of accountability to showcase that work. I have developed a tool for you that will assist in both your professional experience and organization. I have put together a set of three different professional development portfolio logs that will keep all that hard work and your volunteering organized and ready for review at a moment’s notice. These logs are a great way to organize your personal and professional experience. For every hour you instruct in the classroom, observe, attend conferences, and/or take advanced education classes, you need to log it down so that you can maintain and validate your personal, professional, and field experiences. These logs can be put together as a quick-reference, cosmetic portfolio binder that you can keep in your classroom or at home. The event sheets contained within these files can be taken with you to any event that will help build to your professional portfolio or resume. These logs provide the organization you need to fulfill any type of professional development event. I have provided several copies of these logs to multiple disciplines and professions already. Teachers, tend to enjoy these logs as they are custom for them. However, these logs can be used in multiple ways through diverse mediums across various professions.
Taylaj42
Substitution Teacher Professional Development Reports

Substitution Teacher Professional Development Reports

Attention Substitute Teachers and Teachers!!! I have produced a series of visually appealing and professional documents that can help you get an edge over others. Administration loves these and is always asking me to copy them for other teachers! For those of you who know my style of work, I do not just produce simple worksheets. Instead, all my work includes a mix of visuals that adds a unique and exclusive twist. This package contains documents for both subs and teachers. I still use these documents today and I it really helps you stay organized. When I leave these sheets behind for the teacher, I always get a positive reinforcement response. This package of documents includes the following: - DETAILED MASTER SUBSTITUTION REPORT - ATTENDANCE SIGN IN SHEET (Sub to leave for the teacher) - DISCIPLINE REPORT (Sub to leave for the teacher) - CLASSROOM SETUP SHEET (for the sub only) - WEEKLY SCHEDULE NOTES SHEET (Teacher for the sub) - INFORMATION SHEET FOR THE SUB (Teacher for the sub) - DAILY ASSIGNMENT LOGS (for short or long-term subs) - EVENT OBSERVATION AND FIELD EXPERIENCE JOURNAL - CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION AND OBSERVATION LOG - PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND EXPERIENCE LOG
Taylaj42
Teaching Surveys - Classroom Research and Statistic Program

Teaching Surveys - Classroom Research and Statistic Program

Good teachers are Good “RESEARCHERS”! With the new evaluation systems flying all over the country, here is a program that could save your job. Remember back to your statistics course? Well, I have put together an all-in-one program that will allow you to see the results of any survey that you create with great detail. This program is visually appealing and can keep track of invaluable information at a moment’s notice. What could be more effective than having all your research data organized and graphed, ready to go, when your administrator walks into your classroom? College professors use this program still today. Surveys are important to use classroom so you can get qualitative research understanding your students. You want to see trends, looking to see what works best with your students. Enjoy the preview below. If you do buy this product, the preview serves as directions. So, print them out if you need too.
Taylaj42
The Primary ICT Coordinator's Guide to Leadership - eBook

The Primary ICT Coordinator's Guide to Leadership - eBook

Ideal for UK and Australian educators -Are you an aspiring Primary ICT coordinator? If the answer is YES, then you will need to know about leadership in education, school ICT policy development and implementation, training teachers at In-service days, teaching and learning with ICT and protecting the digital child.
ictesolutionsau
NPQSL

NPQSL

In this resource you will have access to figure 4 (combined task) and all appendices from my NPQSL project. This project was passed in November 2017 with excellent feedback. I hope this resource is useful for anyone undertaking the NPQSL course. When writing mine I found it difficult to imagine how it should look so wanting to help anyone in the same situation. Please note that this is not the only way to structure appendices and project however I was successful with lots of strengths in the feedback and no areas for development!
hayleycowl88
The Academy Package

The Academy Package

The Academy Package is 5 self study courses all rolled into one. You get 4 five hour courses and 1 one hour course for the price of $20. That's about $1 per hour. All courses include podcasts and video presentations.
JamesHBurns
NPQSL Final Assessment Log (2016) with appendices

NPQSL Final Assessment Log (2016) with appendices

After completing my NPQML, I decided to embark on the SL course and what a journey it has been. I have poured my blood, sweat and tears into this document and received some outstanding feedback in regards to both the project and the completed log. A superb course for anyone interested in senior leadership within the education sector. Included in this package comes all 22 pages of the log with all appendices attached. Within the appendices are my 'Project Action Plan', 360 Diagnostic report and SLT and Governors report. All references are also highlighted in the log. Pseudonyms are used for school and individual identities. All I can say is that I wished I had the opportunity to see an example such as this when I was writing as the IOE provide very little in terms of examples. If you do download, please leave feedback :)
thomas_holt
Teaching and Learning CPD Bundle!

Teaching and Learning CPD Bundle!

These teaching and learning CPD sessions offer engaging and original approaches to introducing or revisiting a range of effective pedagogical strategies. Grounded in educational research, these sessions are interactive, well-structured, and have been successfully tried and tested. The aim of each teaching and learning CPD session is to develop the knowledge, skills, and strategies needed in order to utilise in practice in each key area, and as an aid in achieving these aims, the trainer is supported with: -Colourful, engaging, and comprehensive PowerPoint presentations; -Videos for analysis of key techniques; -A wide range of interactive resources for CPD activities; -Instructions and plans to assist delivery. All images and videos are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of each PowerPoint.
TandLGuru
Written Communication with Parents - CPD Session!

Written Communication with Parents - CPD Session!

I delivered this CPD session to all members of our staff team who maintain regular contact with parents and other stakeholders, in a bid to improve the quality, accuracy, and clarity of our written communications. I'd recommend that the session takes about 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes to deliver. We had received some negative feedback comments, regarding our communications, varying from examples of poor grammatical accuracy, to instances in which the tone of emails, letters, and other forms of correspondence were perceived as rude. It is surprising how common this is across schools, and how little training is provided on these forms of interaction. Following this training, we are receiving far fewer complaints, and many staff members now keep the help-sheets pinned up by the desks to refer to when communicating with parents. Participants learn through: - Participating in a fun pub-style quiz to eradicate common spelling, punctuation, and grammar misconceptions and errors; - Considering the role of parents, their needs and interests, and what they expect from their child's school, as a means to understand why schools sometimes receive difficult communications; - Reading and analysing examples of poor written correspondence, considering how both the tone and the accuracy can be improved; - Exploring different language strategies to create a personal, polite tone within emails, by considering the connotations of different words; - Taking away help sheets that can be referred to whenever written communications are being drafted. The resource pack includes: - Colourful and engaging whole-session PowerPoint presentation ; - Examples of written communications for participants to analyse; - Quiz answer sheet; - Accurate Written Communication help-sheet; - Polite Written Communication help-sheet. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide. (Please note that the only section of the PowerPoint that you may wish to modify is with regards to the distinct features of parents at your own school - Aside from this, the resources are good to go!)
TandLGuru
Teaching and Learning Essentials

Teaching and Learning Essentials

CPD sessions and behaviour management lessons for setting your expectations high. Teaching and Learning tools, target setting and behaviour management resources suitable for KS3/4 teachers. Includes: 1. A fully resourced lesson putting the responsibility on students for thier behaviour, achievement and self management. 2. A target setting lesson focusing on goal setting which can be applied to any subject. 3. A CPD training session on how to use seating plans to their full capacity to improve behaviour management. 4. A hands on CPD training session on engaging all students with a focus on the often overlooked, quieter students. 5. A CPD training session on engaging the most able students in your classes. 6. Fun praise postcards for your students when they successfully stick to your rules. 7. A Dirt Time feedback sheet which can be used for any KS3 or 4 subject which involves written tasks. I will be adding to this bundle as I create more so if you purchase it do check back occasionally for the free updates you receive. You can find many more inexpensive and free Whole School, PSHE, Citizenship and RE resources at my shop: EC_Resources Leave me a review and pick any other resource for free :) Or you can check out some of our most popular PSHE, Citizenship and RE resources below: Mental Health PSHE Bundle 1 Whole Year of PSHE Resources British Values Citizenship Bundle Careers, Employment and Enterprise Bundle Islam Bundle Sex and Relationships Education
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Early Years: Steps to Success!

Early Years: Steps to Success!

Learn all the secrets to running a successful Early Years provision! • You will get a practical based online course developed for people working in Early Childhood education or hoping to set up an Early Years business or pursue a career in Early Years provision. • You can use and keep a comprehensive manual designed for committed proprietors, Head teachers, Early Years’ Leaders and Practitioners with examples of exemplary practice found in successful settings • You will develop an in-depth knowledge of the specific requirements for undertaking an Early Years’ practitioner role and offers valuable insight into the key responsibilities. You will be able to acquire the knowledge, skills and strategies that are pivotal in achieving excellence in early years’ provision! Contains samples of work of children from different ability levels, activity workbooks with suggested responses which assists practitioners to check, reflect and explore how they would use acquired skills and knowledge in their practice. It contains the following modules: Part 1 Module 1: The Key roles of an Early Years Practitioner Module 2: How to create a vibrant learning environment Module 3: How to create a comprehensive profile of the children in your care Part 2 Module 1: How to plan exciting activities that fire children’s imagination and build curiosity Module 2: How to support and extend children’s learning through positive adult interaction Module 3: How to track progress and use the outcome of assessment to identify next steps for children’s learning Part 3 Module 1: What are the most effective ways of communicating with parents and involving them in their children’s learning? Module 2: How to ensure robust performance management and maintain excellence Module 3: How to ensure effective self-evaluation and review of the quality of provision
schoolspeerexchange
Early Years: Steps to Success! Part 3 of 3

Early Years: Steps to Success! Part 3 of 3

Learn all the secrets to running a successful Early Years provision! • You will get a practical based online course developed for people working in Early Childhood education or hoping to set up an Early Years business or pursue a career in Early Years provision. • You can use and keep a comprehensive manual designed for committed proprietors, Head teachers, Early Years’ Leaders and Practitioners with examples of exemplary practice found in successful settings • You will develop an in-depth knowledge of the specific requirements for undertaking an Early Years’ practitioner role and offers valuable insight into the key responsibilities. You will be able to acquire the knowledge, skills and strategies that are pivotal in achieving excellence in early years’ provision! Part 3 Module 1: What are the most effective ways of communicating with parents and involving them in their children’s learning? Module 2: How to ensure robust performance management and maintain excellence Module 3: How to ensure effective self-evaluation and review of the quality of provision
schoolspeerexchange
Supply teacher daily checklist, class feedback form and some useful websites

Supply teacher daily checklist, class feedback form and some useful websites

This is a three page document drawn up from my own needs. I've tried to price it fairly - it should be something you can adapt. It should save you some time and maybe even some stress. The first page is a simple but thorough checklist to ensure I have all the information I need for a successful day (I've left off the lesson content, which I tackle anyway). I've not currently added any icons but that's the way I wanted it, really straightforward. It's a standard checklist. The second page has some useful websites and last minute ideas for activities (mainly primary but could easily be adapted). The the third page is a feedback form to leave for the class teacher. You might find you want to move the sizing around or change some of the categories. Maybe you want to reduce it onto A5 instead of A4? There 's also a checklist for use when leaving the house at the beginning of the day and the classroom at the end, so you don't end up losing your favourite hat/water bottle/etc... I have this laminated on the back of my DBS folder, and on the back of my phone, which you might want to consider too - you can always reduce the typeface? They are in .docx format so can be manipulated and amended to help you. Good luck and happy supplying. Hope they help! Please email with feedback or leave me some lovely stars...
alcatch
NPQSL COMBINED TASK 2017 (PASS)  - FULL PROJECT INCLUDING EVIDENCE AND FEEDBACK

NPQSL COMBINED TASK 2017 (PASS) - FULL PROJECT INCLUDING EVIDENCE AND FEEDBACK

This is my completed write-up of my project for my NPQSL. I have also included the sponsor's comments and my additional resources I used as evidence in my project. This provides you with a good example of the balance between how much evidence needs to be written, and the types of evidence you can upload to demonstrate you have successfully met the competencies. At assessment, the sponsor's comments play an equally important part. I have included my sponsor's comments in this document. Updated as of 05/09/17- I have now also included the feedback form from the external assessor. All projects are sent off for a pass/fail assessment, and I passed all of the competencies at first time of asking. Feedback form attached.
gbadman1