Tag Archives: Job hunting

Why finding a job was so difficult

Considering that languages are a ‘shortage subject’ and trainees are paid with this in mind, many people wonder why I struggled so much to find a job – here are a few examples (just from this weeks news) which illustrate … Continue reading

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Right, it’s all over! I have passed my PGCE and I have a job for September. Hooray! It’s perfect, the school is great and a good fit for me, the only thing is is that the position is temporary, but … Continue reading

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Another job interview

Right – another interview! Hooray! The job market for languages is pretty depleted at the moment, and many of my colleagues are still without a job and with few prospects. Despite having actually finished the PGCE (subject to external examiners … Continue reading

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Eek! Wish me luck.

Right, I’ve got my first teaching interview tomorrow. Audition lesson planned.   Check! Transport arranged.   Check! Butterflies in stomach.    Triple check! I’ll let you know how it goes. EDIT! Didn’t get it, but actually I’m not devastated. The school was … Continue reading

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