Interview Skills for Teaching Positions
10 places available
Start: Wednesday 15 July 2020 - 9.00am
Finish: Wednesday 15 July 2020 - 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.
Safety, Hygiene and Social Distancing
The SSTUWA is committed to following all up-to-date safety and health regulations related to COVID 19 throughout these training events.
We request that participants bring their own mug for use at training and that any participant not feeling well or showing fever, cough or flu-like symptoms cancel their registration and not attend.
$ 75 : Members: Part Time/Relief/Student
$ 150 : Members: Full Time
$ 250 : Non-Members
Morning tea provided.
We are able to supply a vegetarian or gluten free option. Please advise us prior to the event. firstname.lastname@example.org
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