A teaching application is a bit like an online dating profile. The people you want to meet (in this case, the school’s recruiting managers) will take a quick glance and decide on the spot whether they like the look of you or not.
If your application doesn’t make a good first impression, school leaders won’t hesitate to “swipe left” and you will never get the chance to show them what you can do in person.
And even if you do make it to interview, your application can affect how recruiters initially respond to you on the day of the interview.
“Your written application is very important because ...