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Job Vacancy, do I apply?

Discussion in 'Jobseekers' started by lizzii_2008, May 28, 2011.

  1. lizzii_2008

    lizzii_2008 New commenter

    After being invited to so many interviews I really thought I'd have had a job already =( I've attended four interviews and been rejected or 'pipped at the post'.
    So basically I'm back on the job hunt. There is a vacancy at a school 5 minutes away from me but the advert states they would ideally like someone with an interest/specialism in Art - I really don't but am still interested in applying.
    Do I just apply and hope for the best?
    I mean one school required teachers interested in music, but I still got an interview.
    Any advice?
     
  2. littlemissraw

    littlemissraw Occasional commenter

    Was this primary (with experience in Art)? Or a secondary Art post?
    I've experience in Art but not teaching it and have avoided those posts (as I'm not even getting interviews in my own subject - D&T!) Is it worth applying? x
     
  3. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter

    It wouldn't be wordrd like that for secondary, so Primary.
    And you are right that if it were secondary, it would not be appropriate to apply.
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