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Writing a CV

Regardless of the position you are looking for, it is fundamental you have an up-to-date and relevant CV which really shows off your skills, experience and abilities. Here are some of Enlighten Supply Pool’s top tips to creating a great CV: You should always thoroughly check your CV for any grammatical errors. Accuracy in a

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Interview tips

The interview process is your one chance to show the school that you are the right person for the job, that you are the best suited for the role and that you are the candidate that will add the most value to the school! These are your goals, however, the interview process is not always

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Heads up… Parents aren’t happy

There has been some fantastic news recently, notably that the NAHT (National Association of Head Teachers) has joined the TUC (Trades Union Congress). That means along with the NUT, NASUWT, the ATL, EIS and UCAC, the NAHT’s just under 30,000 mark stronghold of heads, deputies, bursars and business managers have united together to stand hand

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2015 – The Ins and Outs of the switchover

It’s been a while since the last post we had on here and a lot has changed since. So, as we begin the first steps of our journey into 2015 it only seems necessary to take a quick look at the system of academics underway here in the UK and perhaps briefly reflect on a

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The mid-October battle of nature versus nurture

So, the big issue for us this week funnily enough has nothing to do with teachers, but more so the only other most important people within the education sector, even more so than teachers. The children. A new legislation has given schools extra freedom in enrolling two-year-oldsas pupils – hence registering them officially and thus

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The Hippocratih oath or the Hypocritical loathe?

Let’s cut to the chase. Today, recently slated shadow education secretary and Labour MP Tristram Hunt has called for all teachers to take an oath, one much like that founded during the 12th century Greek Corpus written either by the great Hippocrates of Cos himself or indeed his successors. In a nutshell, Hunt’s visit to

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Teachers not being valued, what can we do?

Following recent events in education – namely pledges from Nicky Morgan to cut exhaustive workloads and “reduce the overall burden on teachers” and the General Secretary Mary Bousted’s wondrous defence against the dark arts of the latest right-wing attacks on our TAs; it seems that our heroes of education and more specifically the NUT’s reformative

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