Everybody wants to be a leader these days. We all want to run something, have our name in bold print, be mentioned and recognized. There’s nothing wrong with that; as a matter of fact, it should never be our desire to always be a follower. However, I’ve met so many people with great ambitions and dreams of leadership that they will never meet. Why? Because they have not yet personally defined the leader in them. So I have included some helpful information that will help shape your character as a leader in education. First of all…
If you find yourself dreaming of an office of your very own instead of the one you currently share with your boisterous students, it may be time to start thinking about moving from the classroom into an administrative role. But before you have your new nameplate engraved (c’mon, you know that’s the FIRST thing you would do!!), let’s determine if you have the necessary credentials needed to be seriously considered as a viable candidate.
1. Update Your Credentials. The school district(s) you’re targeting may require a graduate degree or certification in a specialized area such as school administration or educational leadership. If a return to college is in your future, don’t think you have to put off your dream of an administrative role until it’s complete. Many school systems offer administrative internships or will move you into the role full-time even while you’re completing your studies. Find out the next 5 important steps to become a principal
In order to create an effective resume for a school administration position, it is important for you to uncover your relevant accomplishments and success stories. But you have to remember that it is vital for you to avoid telling half truths and exaggerations because a lot of schools and recruiters can easily tell when resumes have been pumped up with embellishments. Their hiring expertise makes them proficient in determining the superfluities in your resume.
Administrators fill a key education position and so recruiters naturally try to filter out the inappropriate applicants so they can find the ‘cream of the crop’ which allows them to have a better group of aspiring school administrators. But the question here is how can you successfully translate your skills and experience into a list of comprehensive achievements for your resume so that you can be included in that elite group of candidates?
After you have determined the amount of information and the range of work experiences that need to be included in your administrator resume, you will have to translate your list of work experiences into a summary of your achievements and skills that will be apt for your resume. An excellent achievement list based on your accomplishments and success stories from your previous positions is a great way to demonstrate how you were able to impact the schools you previously worked for. More often than not, administration applicants spend too much time on…
Schools and districts are posting more and more jobs on the internet every day all over the world with the hope of getting the best possible principal candidate to fill their open positions. The internet has indeed changed the way the world works and this has come to include education job searching as well. An integral part of 21st century job and resume placement is keywords. The system is designed to match resumes with the job postings that contain the right keywords.
Job Search and Internet Dynamics
Most people do not know this, but the application procedure is much more complex and goes far beyond the application page the candidate is seeing. After filling out the application form and uploading your resume, the process is taken over by special software designed to filter out irrelevant resumes. Buzzwords or keywords are the major determining factor as to which resumes stay and which are dropped. Knowing where and how to use these keywords will also determine which resumes are pushed up the pile…
As a new professor, there are lots of things that you need to understand and expect concerning your new work environment, as well as what the university/college will be expecting in return. And as a new incoming professor, the college or university where you are planning to work will expect a lot of great things from you.
Apart from the fact that a college or university will be looking for a candidate with the appropriate degree for teaching in college or university, they also want a professor who has had a minimum of at least three years experience in teaching. So in order for you to succeed as a college professor, you will want to learn the following things, especially if you have yet to obtain employment from a college or a university.
Firstly, you need to submit a college professor focused resume that includes
When you are writing your CV for a Dean’s position, you can select from different formatting styles. Different CV styles include chronological and functional formats. The chronological style is the most popular but the functional resume is often chosen by people with little professional experience or those who are changing careers. Functional resumes basically describe the work history by highlighting the skills and proficiencies of the individual. The work accomplishments and details are usually grouped together under a particular heading relevant to the content which indicates the field of expertise.
The chronological format of a CV, on the other hand, is perfect if you have enough work experience to include. As a college instructor applying for a Dean’s position…