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Application Writing and Interview Skills for School Leaders


About the program

Winning a leadership position requires you to become reader centric when developing your written application. During this program learn how to plan and present information to reflect the context of your school community including your capability and capacity to deliver educational outcomes for 21st century learners.

This program provides the opportunity to refine written application skills and build on that foundation to shape and improve interview performance in the range of situations you may experience.  

Learning intention

By the end of the program, it is intended that you will have:

  • identified the key influences impacting on successful career progression through the application process
  • examined application requirements for varying promotional positions
  • explored how to communicate competitiveness through a covering letter and CV
  • explored the required work related requirements/standards/criteria in the context of a position
  • considered effective formats for developing a covering letter and CV
  • explored strategies and techniques for shaping and improving interview performance.

Participant expectations

You are requested to bring your current applications and job descriptions to refer to during the session.

Target audience

Principals and current school leaders applying for principal positions.

About the facilitator

Vanessa Herbert has worked as a facilitator, trainer and consultant for the past 25 years in the public and private sectors. This includes working in organisational change, to facilitate team planning, decision-making and review. She is skilled in engaging participants in collaborative work to support them exploring changing and demanding workplace expectations.

With extensive experience training in core competency areas, including leadership, management, strategic and operational planning, curriculum, communications and performance development, Vanessa is able to support participants to develop their capability and capacity to perform skilfully in their roles.

For the past five years, Vanessa has delivered a broad range of customised training developing business writing skills in the public and private sectors. This has ranged from developing corporate executive papers and proposals to ministerial responses.

Alignment to professional standards

Australian Professional Standard for Principals:‚Äč

  • Developing self and others.

    One-day program

    $200

    24 April 2019
    28 May 2019
    17 July 2019
    2 October 2019

    Leederville

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 Date

Day Date Time
Wednesday 24 April 2019 8.30am to 4.00pm
Tuesday 28 May 2019 8.30am to 4.00pm
Wednesday 17 July 2019 8.30am to 4.00pm
Wednesday 2 October 2019 8.30am to 4.00pm

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Cost

$200

Venue

Leadership Institute
Building B
164-194 Oxford Street, Leederville

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On the day

  • Programs start at 8.30am. (Institute doors open at 8.00am.)
  • Business dress is required.
  • Morning tea and lunch are provided.

Location

The Leadership Institute is located in Building B at 164-194 Oxford Street, Leederville. We co-locate with the School of Isolated and Distance Education (SIDE).

Parking

Please note, the Institute does not have on-site parking:

  • The City of Vincent has a number of car parks throughout Leederville.
  • The closest long term paid parking is available on the south side of The Avenue Car Park on Leederville Parade.
  • Short term paid parking (two hour) is available in adjacent streets.
  • The City of Vincent offers a 'pay by phone' parking service.
  • The Institute is a two minute walk from Leederville train station.
  • Taxis service the site promptly.
  • Cycle racks are located outside Building F.

Download the Institute map and parking information.

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How to register

  • Register for Application Writing and Interview Skills for School Leaders on PLIS.
  • Complete your details and payment.

Further information

Please contact the Leadership Institute on 1300 610 801 or email leadership.institute@education.wa.edu.au

 

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