So, you’ve finally finished your resume and you’re happy with the end product. Now it’s time you tackle that all important teaching cover letter. How do you normally approach writing your cover letter?
I know, it can be difficult to fit in all you want to say into one short letter. As your cover letter serves as a school district’s first impression of you, you want to make it great. Oftentimes, in an effort to impress, teachers tend to get long-winded when writing their cover letter. But longer doesn’t equal better.
If you are guilty of this – of writing cover letters that are too long – don’t worry! Lots of teachers make this same mistake and it’s nothing that can’t be fixed. Your teaching cover letter should be…
These CV or resume writing tips will help you to develop a solid higher education curriculum vitae to secure a position as a college instructor or university professor. A curriculum vitae, or CV, is a lot like a resume. It is a “bare bones” resume, which can be quite a bit longer.
Higher education instructors typically have amassed more publications, presentations, and potentially professional affiliations than the average classroom teacher. Therefore, choosing to use a CV provides the job candidate with a better format for showcasing their relevant credentials.
It gives you space and freedom to list things, without necessarily explaining or expanding upon them, i.e. jobs can in a list format, without including the responsibilities that went along with them. However, if you wish to highlight a few teaching accomplishments that went along with select jobs, you may do so. Furthermore, a CV allows the reader to easily skim through the document to find the information that is of interest.
Discover these six tips for creating an effective higher education curriculum vitae.
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