Writing Job Applications and Interview Skills for Promotional Positions

24 places available

Start:  Wednesday 13 July 2022 - 9.00am

Finish: Wednesday 13 July 2022 - 3.00pm

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


About the course

Any person applying for a leadership position such as Deputy, HOD, Principal, Program Coordinator or Curriculum Leader will benefit from attending this customised event.

This two-part workshop is designed to provide participants with an awareness of current job application techniques including both your  written application and preparing for your interview.

You will explore the importance of reflecting individual school contexts and leadership capability when demonstrating your skills and experience as an aspirant school leader in your written application and interview. 

You 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.  

If you already have something in draft form, please feel free to bring it along to reflect on during the session.

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


On completion of the workshop participants will have:

  • examined application requirements for promotional positions
  • explored how to communicate their competitiveness as an emerging school leader through a covering letter and CV/resume
  • explored the required criteria or standards in the context of a position
  • investigated a format for developing a covering letter and CV
  • explored techniques for improving interview performance.


$ 120 : Members: Part Time/Relief/Student
$ 240 : Members: Full Time
$ 385 : Non-Members


Morning tea and lunch provided.

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


PDT Consultancy

Nominated Audience

Aspiring Leaders applying for positions such as: -
Deputies, HODS, Program Coordinators or Principal Positions

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