Overview - Resumes & Professional Statement • Kerrie Petersen • Language and Learning Service • Beth Keane • Careers & Employment Service
Feedback: Commitment to reflective practice! • Usefulness 4.81 • Presenters Effectiveness 4.78 • Quality Materials 4.25 • Overall Helpfulness 4.78 • Comments: • Handout of standard examples would have been good • Would love more hands on material, like a resume template • Maybe the STARL could be modelled on handout • Actions • Have included Resume and transferable skills handouts • Have elaborated on STARL and will provide opportunity to practice
Build the bridge between you and the job YOU • Your Personal Preferences • Your Referees Reports • Field Experience Reports • Experiences – life • E-portfolio reflections • Points of differentiation THE JOB • Link to Professional Standards • School Mission Statements • Ed QLD Vision – Clever Creative Skilled
Possible Headings Alternative Headings • Contact details • Education – usually reverse chronological order • Work History – usually reverse chronological order • Interests, extra curricular activities • Achievements • Memberships • Career goal • Referees • Selected Reference • Academic background • Career achievements • Career objective • Community involvement • Teaching Related Experience • Educational background • Creative pursuits • Leisure activities • Professional highlights • Professional experience • Professional skills • Specialist knowledge & skills
Thumbs up - Thumbs Down • Age – DOB • Health • Marital Status • Photo • Children • Religious Affiliation • Career Objective • Emoticons
What Are My Transferable Skills? • Talk to the person next to you about a recent job that you have held. • What tasks did you perform while in that position? • What skills did you utilise to complete those tasks? these are your transferable skills.
Communication effective writing effective speaking listening languages Computing Managing & Organising organising can work independently Achieve outcomes Teamwork Cooperation Motivating others Problem solving identifying/analysing applying knowledge research decision making follow through capacity to see the ‘big picture’ Appreciation of values/ethics Transferable Skills
Resources • http://www.careers.qut.edu.au/student/resource/ResumeEDU.pdf • http://blackboard.qut.edu.au/webapps/portal/frameset.jsp?tab=community&url=/webapps/blackboard/execute/courseMain?course_id=_37761_1 • Resume Checking Service email@example.com
Professional Statement Look for clues in the ED QLD website and your Professional Standards http://education.qld.gov.au/hr/recruitment/teaching/forms-guides.html
QCT professional standards for teachersTeaching & learning, building relationships, professional reflection and renewal
http://education.qld.gov.au/hr/recruitment/teaching/forms-guides.htmlhttp://education.qld.gov.au/hr/recruitment/teaching/forms-guides.html • All applicants are required to include a curriculum vitae (CV)/resume of no more than three (3) pages. • The CV provides an opportunity for applicants to detail their work and life experiences, community involvement and other skills and competencies that they can offer as a teacher in a Queensland state school. • The CV should also include details of membership of relevant professional associations and networks and relevant professional development activities that they have undertaken. • Applicants who have had extensive and relevant non-teaching work experience may also like to provide contact details for up to two (2) professional referees.
The Department of Education and Training needs high achieving and skilled professionals who are dedicated, enthusiastic, flexible and team-orientated to teach in our schools. All offers of employment as a teacher in a Queensland state school are vacancy driven and aim to match school needs with the expertise of applicants. Opportunities for valuable experience and advancement are available for teachers who are willing to work in rural, remote and regional locations.
Give Applied Examples: STARL Describe the context – Uni Prac Community Define the duties SKILLS REQUIRED Describe your step by step process HOW Outcomes –Good feedback from prac, established rapport Outline what you would do differently next time - Demonstrate your commitment to reflective practice - • SITUATION • TASK • ACTION • RESULTS • LEARNING
Writing the Professional Statement • Let’s Edit
Choose one of the standards and generate some STARL dot points in the table provided. Share this with the person sitting next to you Your Turn