Career Advice

Preparing for a teaching interview

Some teachers, including school leaders, often enquire where they can find that one document that is the ‘fountain of knowledge’, from which they can work when preparing for the interview process. Sad to say there is no definitive ‘golden book’, if only life were so...

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How to handle the conflict question in job interviews

‘How do you deal with conflict?’ is a question that comes up regularly in job interviews for teachers, assistant principals, deputy principals and principals. It can really throw a candidate so it is important to be prepared beforehand.

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How to tackle the Assistant Principal application form

Q: An Assistant Principal position is coming up in our school. I want to go for it. But I hear it will be a competency-based application form that could run for pages and pages – I’m not sure I’ll have the staying power for it. Have you anything to soothe my frayed nerves? DR

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