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7 05, 2018

Josefina, Languages Teacher to Director of Nanos Spanish

Those That Can - Read Josefina's story here and how she swapped from full time teaching to become the Founder and Director of her own business. After 12 years working at a school as a Spanish teacher and Head of Department for the last couple of years, I didn’t think my professional life would be [...]

29 04, 2018

Career Transition Workshops: 8th April or 23rd May 2019

Here at Did Teach we have teamed up with 18-07 Careers to bring you two amazing courses focused on helping teachers make that transition from classroom to corporate. These workshops will be held at GL Assessment Head Office and you will have the opportunity to speak with their staff who are former teachers. 'How to find and secure the [...]

20 04, 2018

NEU – Call to action

School Cuts Weekend of Action 21-22 April: Hundreds of stalls and rallies organised across England This weekend the School Cuts Coalition alongside thousands of parents, teachers and support staff will be holding a weekend of events across England to highlight the school funding crisis. Take a look at the school cuts site for details of [...]

11 03, 2018

New: Career Transition Workshops

'How to find and secure the right role'   Here at Did Teach we have teamed up with 18-07 Careers to bring you two amazing courses focused on helping teachers make that transition from classroom to corporate. The career transition workshops will cover: Career Direction What do you truly want to do? and Key Skills How to articulate [...]

13 09, 2016

What transferable skills do teachers have?

Here is a link to the excellent blog by ex teacher Tim Paramour. Read his musings on the incredible skills that teachers possess. This should give you confidence that you have what it takes to thrive in a different career.   https://timparamour.com/2016/09/13/what-transferable-skills-do-teachers-have/  

10 08, 2016

Writing a Curriculum Vitae

Latin for 'course of life' a Curriculum Vitae (CV) is a summary of your experience, skills and education. Always include a covering letter and although it seems obvious check your spelling and grammar. A personal profile is a concise statement that highlights your key attributes or reasons for deciding to work in a particular field, [...]

3 08, 2016

Interview Technique

To enhance your interview technique make sure you prepare fully, mentally rehearse and visualise the experience. It is in your interest to go through common interview questions. The following link contains the 10 most common question types: http://www.monster.co.uk/career-advice/article/what-are-the-most-common-job-interview-questions. In particular think about how to flip negatively loaded questions such as; what are your weaknesses. A [...]