Writing a Competitive Application for Teaching Positions

14 places available

Start:  Saturday 3 November 2018 - 8.30am

Finish: Saturday 3 November 2018 - 12.00pm

New Premises:  SSTUWA building, 1 West Street, West Perth WA 6005 (off Thomas Street)

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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.

Outcomes

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.

Costs

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

Hospitality

Morning tea provided.

We are able to supply a vegetarian or gluten free option. Please advise us prior to the event. training@sstuwa.org.au

Facilitator

PDT Consultancy

Nominated Audience

Teachers applying for local selection schools.
Members and Non-members

Trade union training leave

Schools
Members in schools and TAFE colleges are eligible for five days of paid leave per year to attend trade union training (TUT).

To comply with TUT leave requirements applicants must:

  • Submit applications to DoE/principal four weeks prior to the event.
  • Provide DoE/principal with a printed copy of the course program attached to this form.
  • Be nominated by the SSTUWA. See “nominated audience” on the attached course program.

This leave provision covers teacher relief for members attending SSTUWA TUT courses.

For school administration
When processing TUT leave applications:

  • Indicate the leave is “Miscellaneous Paid Leave” when completing an application for leave form.
  • “Trade Union Training - project code 1471” should be written under leave type.

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