The Teaching Coach
The Teaching Coach
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‘The Teaching Coach’ is a platform to help educators, leaders and support staff through providing quality pastoral, teaching and career resources. You will find a host of resources in my shop from lesson resources to interview questions, through to CPDs and advice. The list of items I upload is also ever expanding and I am always open to suggestions. You can email me at: or find me on social media (links below!)

In this bundle, you will find 13 resources.

You also find my Ultimate Pastoral Leader Interview Bundle: (20 resources) here:

  1. 3 sets of questions you may be asked on a pastoral interview - over 50 questions for practicing interview answers.

  2. guidance on a prioritisation task - a task which frequently comes up at Head of Year interviews as an in tray excercise.

  3. an overview of the general roles and responsibilites of a Head of Year/Head of House - with details about the jobs and tasks you’ll be expected to complete when in post

  4. the first part of my series ‘5 Big Pastoral Questions’. This is guidance on how to answer 5 questions which come up in interview in detail.

  5. two PDF e-booklets which are VERY useful to read prior to interview to give you ideas for discussion.

ebooklet 1) leading a team and working across school
ebooklet 2) ideas for improving attendance and behaviour

  1. an example assembly on raising aspirations which I have used successfully on a Head of Year interview.

  2. a PDF which includes 14 strategies and top tips for raising achievement and securing progress as Head of Year - perfect for interview questions or for helping prepare a presentation on raising achievement.

  3. finally, a PDF which takes you through analysing a set of progress data from a head of year perspective. A detailed step by step guide to approaching data and suggested actions.

  4. You will also find guidance on responding to a parental concern letter - another task which frequently comes up at Head of Year interviews as an in tray excercise.

  5. a list of common abbreviations linked to the role of HOY

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5 months ago

I found this a very useful resource when preparing for a HOY interview. This bundle contained a lot of information that helped me feel confident when applying and interviewing.

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