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1 Overview - Resumes & Professional Statement Kerrie Petersen Language and Learning Service Beth Keane Careers & Employment Service

2 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

3 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

4 How long does an employer take to read a resume?

5 Possible 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 Alternative Headings

6 Thumbs up - Thumbs Down Age – DOB Health Marital Status Photo Children Religious Affiliation Career Objective Emoticons

7 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.

8 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

9 Resources U.pdf b=community&url=/webapps/blackboard/execute/courseMai n?course_id=_37761_1 b=community&url=/webapps/blackboard/execute/courseMai n?course_id=_37761_1 Resume Checking Service

10 Professional Statement Look for clues in the ED QLD website and your Professional Standards guides.html

11 QCT professional standards for teachers Teaching & learning, building relationships, professional reflection and renewal

12 Clever CreativeSkilled

13 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.

14 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.Department of Education and Training 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.offers of employment Queensland state school Opportunities for valuable experience and advancement are available for teachers who are willing to work in rural, remote and regional locations.locations

15 Give Applied Examples: STARL SITUATION TASK ACTION RESULTS LEARNING 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 -

16 Professional Standards Knowledge Uni/Legislation/ Policy Experience Prac/PT Work Work & Life Community Commitment Standard 1 Design and implement engaging and flexible learning experiences for individuals and groups STARLSTARL STARLSTARL STARLSTARL STARLSTARL

17 Writing the Professional Statement Let’s Edit

18 YOUR TURN Choose one of the standards and generate some STARL dot points in the table provided. Share this with the person sitting next to you

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