Applying for teaching jobs in the UK | Careers advice
Once you've found a dream job to apply for, writing the job application can feel like a daunting task. It's so important you don't fall foul of the temptation to undersell yourself.
Your application form is your chance to shine- however you also have to make sure you're aware of what the shortlister will be looking for.
Grainne Hallahan spoke to Melissa Heppell, headteacher at Atlantic Inspirations in Portsmouth. She explains what impresses her on an application form, and how a teacher can use their personality to shine in their personal statement.
She also spoke to Adam Dean, headteacher designate for Chatten Free School in Essex, about the different ways you can impress the shortlister in your application form.