Recruitment for most employers is straightforward: you advertise, read through applications, invite the people you like in for an interview, think about it for a bit and then enter into negotiations with whoever you most want to employ. In education it’s different. Schools are weird. When I was told how school recruitment work on my PGCE I couldn’t believe it, “They do what?”
For any non teachers, school recruitment works like this:
All candidates for the job are invited in to the school on the same day.
Candidates have to plan a lesson for a class they know almost nothing about beyond…
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