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Dear Theo - Forest School interview advice

Discussion in 'Jobseekers' started by boakleesk, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. Hi,
    I have an interview on Monday at a Forest school, I have to do a 30 minute session for 15 FS children in the morning then I have my interview in the afternoon, also have to have lunch with the staff. My teaching session has to be outside the normal learning environment - ie Forest school style, my question is what should I wear? Should I wear jeans, boots, over trousers in the morning then get changed? Or should I wear my interview suit all day? I want to look the part as it is an interview but on the other hand I don't want to be scrabling around on the ground getting filthy in my interview clothes.
    What do you think?
    Thanks
    Bridget
     
  2. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter

    How interesting!
    I didn't know that we had these in the UK - thought they were all in Denmark etc. Live and learn!
    I suggest that you treat this as if you were a PE teacher. Arrive dressed smartly with a kit bag (including a coat hanger). Change into suitablecasual clothes, then vchange back for the formal part.
    Best of luck!
    _____________________________________________________________
    TheoGriff. Member of the TES Careers Advice Service.
    I do Application and Interview one-to-ones, and also contribute to the Job Application Workshops. We look at application letters, executive summaries and interviews, with practical exercises that people really appreciate.
    New <u>Job Seminars</u> on Sunday 26 June.
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    Probably more in the early autumn ready for the next lot of job ads to come out. Keep an eye out for the dates!

    A new <u>Moving into Headship and SLT</u> seminar is on 18 June.
    www.tesweekendworkshop29.eventbrite.com
    See the full programme www.tes.co.uk/careerseminars


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