4-Step Process for Writing an Outstanding Teaching CV

Whether applying for a teaching job, a middle management role or a senior position such as deputy principal or principal, the fundamentals of an outstanding teacher CV remain the same.

This guide will help you prepare and write your teaching CV to meet the high Australian standards.

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Lesley Hays
Writing Your Résumé for Teaching in NSW

Teaching in any New South Wales school is a rewarding job. Helping children learn is a great way to give back to your community and see young minds grow.

Read on to know how to effectively write a résumé to apply for a teaching position in a NSW school.

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Lesley Hays
The Art of the Professional Cover Letter for Teachers

In 1935, Dale Carnegie in How to Win Friends and Influence People made the point that “in 90% of conversations, each participant regularly asks themselves the question What can this person do for ME?

While this may sound quite narcissistic, egomaniacal and severely self-centred, it is worth noting that this is the mindset of potential employers and panels as they fastidiously burrow through your hopefully gripping masterpiece - the Cover Letter!

A successful cover letter is driven by your new job: what can you do for them? What experience, skills, qualities and potential do you bring that are specifically relevant and valuable to this role and to this school?

This guide to the cover letter for teaching positions will take you from preparation to your final proofread. Get ready to learn what you should write in each paragraph!

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Lesley Hays
Seven Expert Interview Tips for Australian Teachers

If the prospect of a job interview sends you into a cold sweat, you are not alone. For many people, interviews are a traumatic experience! Like the worst public speaking commitment, they can build tremendous amount of pressure before and during the interview.

But with good preparation and a dose of confidence, your next interview can be your best yet.

Here are seven interview tips that will give you the confidence you need to perform well in any interview situation.

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Lesley Hays