All Careers Advice

  • Teaching Assistant (TA) jobs in Further Education (FE) are becoming increasingly popular in the UK.
  • We’ve all been there – the nervous excitement (or sometimes just nerves!), the anticipation of what might come up, the creeping sense that you might have forgotten something important – a job interview can often be a daunting experience, but it doesn’t have to be!
  • Writing a CV can be a time consuming and challenging process. A carefully written CV can help you receive interview invitations and a brilliant job.
  • Workplace-ready skills are also called soft skills. These include interpersonal and social skills, behaviours, and attitudes.
  • Are you thinking about a career change? Would you like to make a real difference and inspire the next generation?
  • Teachers work hard to provide the best support they can to students. Without the education skills, young people would not be able to step into exciting jobs or find rewarding careers.
  • Deciding to be a Further Education (FE) teacher has proven to be a popular and highly rewarding career. However, applying for jobs in the sector proves difficult. In the first instance, you need to check if you are eligible for the position.
  • Change is all around us. Online platforms have radically changed the way we work throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Some jobs are disappearing due to technological advances whilst new jobs emerge rapidly.
  • A cover letter is a document that accompanies your CV when applying for jobs. It serves as a personal introduction and supports your application.
  • Competency-based interview questions focus on the skills and experience you have developed. Many people find competency questions confusing and difficult to answer. In the following article, I have cherry-picked some guidance to help you successfully prepare for your next interview and land your ...
  • In these uncertain times one thing is certain; the way we work will change. The need for social distancing has already led to remote working wherever possible.
  • Just like spring cleaning your home highlights how much junk you’ve accumulated, so does spring cleaning your CV.
  • It’s tempting to think that the concept of a teacher shortage in the UK makes it easy to walk in to a teaching job, with little thought to your application.
  • Last year I wrote several articles about ‘T’ levels. In the last article I addressed the key issues facing FE colleges in preparation for their roll out in September 2020.
  • New Year. New term. New resolutions. A new start. January offers a time to reset.
  • Setting home-study tasks brings frustration. Frustration for teachers when students say they have not done it; frustration for students who perhaps do not see the relevance of tasks set.
  • Today, the Group announced the launch of WEG21, a modular staffing platform which simplifies the process of attracting and hiring candidates, using a proven agency-style model.
  • An article in TES reported on a survey carried out in 2018 which found that almost two-thirds of students in FE feel very or extremely stressed about exams
  • Are you looking for a teaching assistant role? The most crucial step to landing your next job is perfecting your CV.
  • Findings from recent Ofsted research (2018) have found that teachers are highly stressed and anxious. Stress in teaching is not new, indeed research into teacher stress dates back to the 1970s. More recently, issues of teacher recruitment and retention are associated with stress.