Interview Skills for Teaching Positions

17 places available

Start:  Wednesday 5 October 2022 - 9.00am

Finish: Wednesday 5 October 2022 - 12.30pm

Location: SSTUWA building, 1 West Street, West Perth WA 6005 (off Thomas Street).


About the course

This half-day course will cover the key aspects of preparing for and performing effectively at interviews for teaching positions.

Participants will explore key preparatory activities such as considering the needs of the school, as well as the specific role and interests of the panel members.

The program will also cover considerations for making favourable first and final impressions and what to avoid during interviews.

Participants will also explore alternative and/or supplementary selection methods and processes used by panels at interviews, such as telephone interviews, tasks or role plays.

Please feel free to bring along your current resume and covering letter to reflect on during the session.

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


During this course participants will:

  • Identify potential interview questions relevant to the domains of teaching in The Australian Professional Standards.
  • Identify potential interview questions relevant to the individual school context and position.
  • Plan responses to possible interview questions.
  • Have an opportunity to practice providing their responses in small groups.
  • Gain feedback about responses from others.


$ 90 : Members: Part Time/Relief/Student
$ 180 : Members: Full Time
$ 300 : Non-Members


Morning tea provided.


PDT Consultancy

Nominated Audience

Individuals applying for teaching positions

Trade union training leave

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