Interview Skills for Teaching Positions

11 places available

Start:  Saturday 6 April 2019 - 9.00am

Finish: Saturday 6 April 2019 - 12.30pm

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

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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.

Outcomes

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.

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

Individuals applying for teaching 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