My name is Elaine and I am the Principal of a school in Galway and the owner of the company EK Interview Preparation. I am a busy mom of 7 amazing children. I love my job – both the teaching and the leadership role.
Okay so we’ve all been there – a job post comes up on your screen that you hadn’t seen before and the deadline is that day!
You quickly rush the application to get it in before 3pm and pray to Beyonce (she’s like God, right?) that it’s acceptable!
As teachers, we all know that preparation is key. Planning and preparation are among the core qualities of an effective teacher. Interview preparation is no different and there are a number of reasons for this.
My name is Adam and I am a primary school teacher from County Kerry, currently teaching in County Cork.
My Name is Victory Ike. I am a Business and Accountancy Teacher in Cavan. I did my Undergraduate in Commerce and Accounting at NUI Galway and could not get enough of Galway so did my PME in NUIG too!
I feel that my having been in SET, I am using my knowledge within the classroom and I can apply the classroom support model effectively with children. Special Education is an invaluable experience that everyone should experience at some point in their career.
This 25 minute activity allows teachers to reflect honestly on their strengths and areas of development professionally.
Take the time to sit down with a pen and paper and get your thoughts organised.
Have you started thinking about settling your class back into school? The routines and expectations of school can seem like the toughest challenge to try to settle back into for children.
Niamh Cullen is principal of Harcourt Terrace Educate Together National School since it opened in 2018 and has worked in Educate Together since 2005.
Niamh has also worked with newly qualified teachers for many years. She trained as a mentor with the National Induction Programme for Teachers in 2007 and has mentored teachers in all school settings and classes. Niamh is an Associate with NIPT and facilitates induction workshops, Cluster Meetings and PST Training.
Here we are, one month into the New Year and …what did you say your resolutions were again? How many of us have set good intentions for those all-important goals and have already given up on them three weeks into the year!
So how do we make those goals stick?