Writing Applications for Teaching Positions

6 places available

Start:  Saturday 18 March 2017 - 8.30am

Finish: Saturday 18 March 2017 - 12.00pm

Location : SSTUWA building, 150 Adelaide Tce, East Perth WA 6004 


About the course

There have been significant changes in applying for teaching positions in the Department of Education.  This half day course is designed to provide participants with an awareness of current job application techniques. Participants will gain an understanding of the current requirements for demonstrating competitiveness when applying to specific schools via a covering letter and curriculum vitae (CV)/resume.  

Participants will explore the importance of reflecting individual school context when demonstrating their skills and experience in relation to the three Domains of Teaching: Professional Knowledge, Professional Practice and  Professional Engagement.

The techniques and skills from this workshop can be applied to both non-IPS and IPS job applications.

Please note this course is not applicable to teachers applying for Level 3 Classroom Teacher.


On completion of the workshop participants will have:

  • Examined changing application requirements for teaching positions.
  • Explored how to communicate their competitiveness through a covering letter and CV/resume.
  • Explored the required Domains of Teaching in the context of a position.
  • Investigated a format for developing a covering letter and CV.


$ 75 : Members: Part Time/Relief/Student
$ 150 : Members: Full Time
$ 250 : Non-Members

Includes morning tea


PDT Consultancy

Nominated Audience

Teachers applying for local selection schools.

Professional Standards for Teachers in Western Australia

This training relates to the following standards :

Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning
Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community