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@theogriff (and anyone else!) ... applying but for later start date..

Discussion in 'Jobseekers' started by piskycards, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. piskycards

    piskycards New commenter

    help please @TheoGriff or anyone else who has been in this situation.
    I've seen a job I'd like to apply for..but it's April start (too late as haven't yet handed in notice!) I'd like to apply anyway under guidance from a teaching colleague who suggests that if they did want me they could make do until September ..
    Can I apply but add it in that I can't start til September ? Where would be a good place to add?
    Thanks guys
     
  2. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter

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    Yes indeed.

    At the very end of the application letter, when they are already wowed by you and are dying to have you on the team.

    ;)

    Make sure that you talk to your Head before applying - not about the date alone, but as set out in the article on that. Have you found all the applications advice articles?

    Tag me @TheoGriff if you can't see them.

    Best wishes

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  3. piskycards

    piskycards New commenter

    I've got an interview!!! Anything else I should know @TheoGriff ?!
    It's been a while!!!!
     
  4. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter

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    Oh that's great news!

    Interviews advice: I have included here links that may not be relevant to you, for the benefit of other posters.

    3. Preparing for Interview I suggest that you read these in this order


    Does calling for a reference mean that you've been shortlisted for interview? ***NEW ***

    Help, I've got an interview! *** The basic advice ***

    Teaching an observed lesson at interview

    Using mind-mapping for interviews *** The best-loved advice ***

    Tell us about yourself - dream or nightmare question? *** Read and note this ***

    Daft Interview Questions

    What shall I wear to the interview?

    Interviews – making a positive first impression

    How do you decide who to appoint?

    What excuse can I give for going to interview?

    Child Protection: the questions, NOT the answers

    A typical Child Protection Policy

    Two interviews and a dilemma

    Interview feedback - they blamed my experience, but they knew that when they shortlisted me!

    SLT interviews - possible questions

    In-tray exercises. Deputy Head

    Assistant Head interviews

    General interview questions

    Questions to ask at the end of your interview


    On here we have a very nice tradition that when you actually get a job, you started a brand-new thread (not adding it to this one - a brand-new thread) where you told us your good news. You call it Dear Theo - I got that job! and this gives everyone a chance to congratulate you. It also gives them hope and inspiration for their own jobseeking, to see you successful.

    Make sure you congratulate someone when you see a thread like that!

    So I will end by saying that we look forward to seeing your Dear Theo - I got that job!

    Best wishes

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