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Victorian Government Schools Résumé Packages

Our Online Packages are for teachers aspiring to all  positions in Victorian government schools, including:

  • Classroom Teacher
  • Leading Teacher
  • Assistant Principal, and
  • Principal
The packages will:
  • Assist you to gain a clear understanding of how to prepare your résumé (CV) and selection criteria,
  • Provide you with examples of a completed CV and selection criteria,
  • Give you a detailed understanding of the interview process, together with many handy hints, sample questions and interview instruments.

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  • Application Writing and Interview Package - Promotions Positions (Individual Licence)

    Vic - Application Writing and Interview Package for promotions positions

    $135.00 inc GST

    The Full Package comprises two documents – a detailed booklet and a PowerPoint show, for use by one individual.

    Each of these is divided into two sections – ‘Application Writing’ and ‘Preparing for Interview’.

    Part One - Application Writing

    Features of the booklet and PowerPoint include:

    • Strategies to help you plan for promotion a long way ahead,
    • Ideas for presenting your résumé – how to maximise the initial impact and inspire the panel to want to read more,
    • Incorporating key elements from the DEECD Strategic Plan and Developmental Learning Framework for Leaders into your written application for maximum impact. Understanding Sergiovanni’s 5-Dimension model.
    • Ideas on layout, style and language,
    • The dos and don’ts of criteria writing,
    • The all-important Potential Statement – how to effectively project yourself into your new role; and
    • Plenty of sample selection criteria. There are a wide range of examples covering the written criteria, providing valuable examples of different genres and styles of writing.

    Part Two - Preparing for Interview

    You’ll get:

    • Early preparation strategies,
    • Tips on dealing with the different types of interviews – from the “traditional” interview with questions and answers through to the more school-specific “case study scenario”,
    • Help with interpreting questions – how to turn a question that is worded “trickily” into a “friendly” question,
    • Advice on understanding and preparing yourself for the two types of questions,
    • Tips on things to do and things to avoid during the interview; and
    • Information on how to successfully close the interview – value-added strategies to give you the competitive edge.
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  • Application Writing and Interview Package for Classroom Teaching and Promotions Positions - Site Licence (Full School Site Licence)

    Vic - Application Writing and Interview Package for classroom teaching and promotions positions - Site Licence

    $399.00 inc GST

    The Full Package comprises four documents – a detailed booklet and a PowerPoint show for (a) Classroom Teacher positions and (b) Promotions Positions. Schools receive a full school Site Licence for use of all products by all staff.

    Each of these four items is divided into two sections – ‘Application Writing’ and ‘Preparing for Interview’.

    Part One - Application Writing

    Features of the booklet and PowerPoint include:

    • Strategies to help you plan for promotion a long way ahead,
    • Ideas for presenting your résumé – how to maximise the initial impact and inspire the panel to want to read more,
    • Incorporating key elements from the DEECD Strategic Plan and Developmental Learning Framework for Leaders into your written application for maximum impact. Understanding Sergiovanni’s 5-Dimension model.
    • Ideas on layout, style and language,
    • The dos and don’ts of criteria writing,
    • The all-important Potential Statement – how to effectively project yourself into your new role; and
    • Plenty of sample selection criteria. There are a wide range of examples covering the written criteria, providing valuable examples of different genres and styles of writing.

    Part Two - Preparing for Interview

    You’ll get:

    • Early preparation strategies,
    • Tips on dealing with the different types of interviews – from the “traditional” interview with questions and answers through to the more school-specific “case study scenario”,
    • Help with interpreting questions – how to turn a question that is worded “trickily” into a “friendly” question,
    • Advice on understanding and preparing yourself for the two types of questions,
    • Tips on things to do and things to avoid during the interview; and
    • Information on how to successfully close the interview – value-added strategies to give you the competitive edge.

    This product includes a full school Site Licence for use of this product by all teaching staff in the school, either in school or at home. Your school-specific site licence will be emailed to you shortly after purchase.

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  • Application Writing and Interview Packages - Classroom Teachers

    Vic - Application Writing and Interview Package for classroom teachers

    $99.00 inc GST

    These packages are designed for teachers (either experienced teachers or new graduates) seeking a permanent classroom teaching position in Victorian government schools.

    Our Online Packages for aspiring teachers will:

    • Assist you to gain a clear understanding of how to prepare your selection criteria, including references to the Standards (Victorian Essential Learning Standards) and PoLT (Principles of Learning and Teaching)
    • Provide you with examples of completed criteria – the same criteria required for teaching positions in Victoria – as a guideline to help maximise the impact of your written application; and
    • Give you a detailed understanding of the interview process, together with many tips and sample questions.

    What you’ll get:

    • A detailed printable booklet containing clear directions for developing your selection criteria and preparing for the interview. In the booklet you will find a comprehensive collection of sample responses to a variety of selection criteria used by schools, together with practical ideas for maximising the effectiveness of your written criteria. You’ll learn how to link contemporary documents (e.g. DEECD’s Strategic Plan, VELS and PoLT) to your examples.
    • A PowerPoint presentation to support the booklet, which provides you with clear, comprehensive guidance throughout the whole process.
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  • Interview Package for all positions (Individual Licence)

    Vic - Interview Package for all  positions

    $50.00 inc GST

    The Interview Package comprises two documents – a detailed booklet and a PowerPoint show, for use by one individual.


    Our Online Interview Packages for teachers aspiring to leadership positions or classroom teaching positions in VIC government schools will give you

    • a detailed understanding of the interview process, together with many handy hints, sample questions and interview instruments.
    • many useful hints and ideas to ensure you deliver the best possible interview performance 

    This comprehensive package consists of:

    • A detailed, downloadable booklet
    • A highly informative PowerPoint presentation

    It provides aspiring leaders in Victorian government schools with some very useful hints, examples and strategies including:

    • Preparing for the interview - there are many things you can do well before the day.
    • Conducting the interview - how to interpret and answer the different styles of questions.
    • Closing the interview - how to convince the panel that you're the one.
    • Understanding the different types of interview instruments used by panels.

    This package is designed specifically for the VIC government system seeking promotion to:

    • Principal
    • Assistant Principal
    • Leading Teacher
    • Classroom Teacher
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