14 Things I’ve Learned about Job-Hunting in Education

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The experience of deciding to investigate the possibilities of life-beyond-my-current post has been fascinating, and, as promised, here are some of the things I’ve learned. Very little of this, if any, is in any way original, but it’s more of a collation of all the incredibly useful pieces of advice I’ve received on this journey, from close friends and family, from colleagues, and, overwhelmingly, from the Twitter community. It may sound bossy, but I don’t know it all, by any means – take or leave what may or may not be useful!

1. Take advice!

There are many wise people out there. Listen to what they have to say. You may not always agree, but it’s a bit like the advice I give new teachers finding their identity in the classroom – absorb EVERYTHING, then take out and use the bits that work for you. There is much controversy over…

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