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Discussion in 'Jobseekers' started by Patontheback, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. Patontheback

    Patontheback New commenter

    Dear Theo and all,
    Love it! The head gave written feedback to the 120+ applicants who did not get shortlisted. She stressed the importance of punctuation and grammar in the statement. You guessed it, there was a spelling mistake in her e-mail! I was delighted to send it back with the spelling mistake highlighted.
  2. minnieminx

    minnieminx New commenter

    Much as I can see the satisfaction in doing so, I'm not sure this was your best move. You have just ensured you don't get shortlisted for another post at that school while the HT is there. And HTs do have friends in other schools...
  3. Patontheback

    Patontheback New commenter

    Nah, it's a specialised school and I would never apply again as I've realised I'm not really a suitable candidate for that type of teaching. Anyway I got a job in another school in a borough miles away from this one last week in a completely different field. No, I bet mine wasn't the only e-mail.........
  4. littlemissraw

    littlemissraw Occasional commenter

    I think its nice she took the effort to bother explaining why she hadn't shortlisted TBH. Most wouldn't take the time. x
  5. Middlemarch

    Middlemarch Star commenter

    Indeed, littlemissraw.
    To the OP: so - she took the trouble to send personalised feedback to every applicant and all you did was throw it back. I can see the irony, but I'm not entirely sure it was your best move. Heads do talk - and change schools...

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