Everything you always wanted to
know about getting a job ................
Where do you look ?
Times Educational Supplement
Local papers in the area you wish to work
Careers at your university
Notice boards and bulletins in school (e.g.
How do you get in touch ?
Read the advert for details of contact
By letter and s.a.e.
Call in and collect
Deciphering the information.
Read everything very carefully
If the offer is open for a pre-interview visit
approach this cautiously
Have you any immediate questions that will
influence your application ?
Have you got a person/ job specification ?
Is it worth an application ?
Do you like the sound of the school?
Does your profile fit the job specification?
Does it appear a good school in which to
start your teaching career?
Is it geographically correct for your
What next ?
Letter of application