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Dear Theo - I got the Job!

Discussion in 'Jobseekers' started by jomaimai, Oct 13, 2015.

  1. jomaimai

    jomaimai Established commenter

    I am very happy indeed! All thanks to Theo!

    Now, ready to read all the recommendations about what to do next!
     
  2. CWadd

    CWadd Star commenter

    Congratulations!!
     
  3. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter

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    You're a Star, a Sparkly Star, @jomaimai !

    And I expect that other posters will want to congratulate you too, as you give them hope for their own job seeking.


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    You've really done yourself proud with that job offer, so you get a star!

    Now go and read the advice for the next stage:

    Got a job offer? What to do next!

    And if you have even more time, read this one too:

    Get yourself organised!



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    (this is my favourite post to do each time!)

    Best wishes

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  4. Lara mfl 05

    Lara mfl 05 Star commenter

    Huge Congratulations from me.[​IMG]
     
  5. digoryvenn

    digoryvenn Lead commenter

    Congratulations from me too.:D
     
  6. scattykatty

    scattykatty New commenter

    And from me too - what was the winning lesson plan in the end?
     
  7. jomaimai

    jomaimai Established commenter

    There was not lesson plan. I just followed Theo's advice and prepared nothing for the observation.
    What I really prepared was the interview. I tried to clarify my educational believes, knowledge, experience...thinking about what the school needed, and as Theo always says, I think that I was the best match for their school.

    To get me back on Earth, the following day I had another interview and they did not offer me the post.
    Again, as Theo says, I had the feeling that I was not what they were looking for, although they told me they liked me very much, and they meant it.

    I am in a situation that allows me to be very selective and I want a school to stay.
    So, 3 applications after 3 visits:
    1st. I loved the school, never heard from them.
    2nd. Although I thought It was the kind of school I could work better, I had the feeling that they will not even call me. I was wrong.
    3rd. I knew they were going to like me and I expected them not to take the risk of hiring me. I was right.
     
  8. scattykatty

    scattykatty New commenter

    Well done!
     
  9. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter

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    Hang on, hang on!

    I do NOT advise you to do no preparation for a lesson observation and have no lesson plan in general folks!

    This is what Jomaimai is referring to, my earlier advice:



    Best wishes ans renewed congratulations to Jomaimai!

    .
     
  10. jomaimai

    jomaimai Established commenter

    Oops! Sorry Theo, I was absolutely nervous and I forgot
    that English doesn't use double negatives because the two negatives contradict each other and make a positive.

    Anyway, I believe that your help has no price, seriously!
    :)
     
  11. hellothisismyusername

    hellothisismyusername New commenter

    Well done Jo

    We appreciate you Theo (still remember when she was a bloke)
     
  12. Gsr25

    Gsr25 Occasional commenter

    Congratulations and all the very best in your new job!
     

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