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What can you bring to the school? Interview question

Discussion in 'Jobseekers' started by dessie82, May 15, 2011.

  1. What is the best way to answer this question? Obviously its an opportunity to blow your own trumpet and tell them just how great you are but how should your answer be structured? Is there anything you should definitely include?
  2. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter

    Yes, a dream question!
    Doesn't matter, but best to have a structure.
    No, but there are many, many things that you should NOT include.
    Anything that is not true.You would not wish to be prosecuted for obtaining pecuniary advantage by deception.
    Anything you write or say in an application must be true. Last week a teacher was jailed for 18 months for a false statement on an application - cannot find a link to the story this morning, sorry.
    Best wishes


    TheoGriff. Member of the TES Careers Advice Service.

    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

    The next Job Seminars are all sold out, I'm afraid, although Julia is thinking of organising some more.

    A new SLT seminar is available now on 22 May <u>www.tesweekendworkshop32.eventbrite.com</u>, and another is planned for 18 June.

    E-mail Julia on advice@tsleducation.com for how to book a meeting with me personally.

    Look forward to seeing you!

  3. kimabbey

    kimabbey New commenter

    ....years teaching experience across ... key stages. Previous leadership roles doing...
    Experience of variety of settings ..
    a little about your own interests that make you unique / stand out from others.
    agathamorse likes this.

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