Getting a job

The Australian Education Union has a strong commitment to meeting both the industrial and professional training needs of members. The AEU offers training programs and professional development to help teachers further their career — whether they are student teachers looking to land their first job, teachers returning to work after family leave or other break, or teachers looking to move into a new role, win promotion or enter leadership.

Applying and interviewing for Graduate and Beginning Teachers
This presentation targets student and graduate teachers but is open to all members. The session will help you write effective applications and prepare for interviews in government schools. Find out how to avoid some of the common mistakes job applicants make and give yourself an edge in your job search.  more...

Job application support for teachers
This course offers a half day intensive for teacher members to prepare key selection criteria. more...

Job application support for students and graduates
This course offers a half day intensive for student and graduate members to prepare key selection criteria. more...

Targeting leadership for women (TLW)
AEU leadership PD for women focuses on preparing and applying for leading teacher and principal positions.  more...

Application writing for leading teacher positions
This workshop assists aspirant teacher leaders to recognise their strengths and skills and translate these into effective applications and interview presentations, while making links to their own daily practice. more...

Becoming a principal
This four-day program has been designed to respond to the national need to encourage new leaders into principal positions. Register your interest for 2016.
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Application writing for principal positions
Former principal class member and current leadership consultant Helen Rix will lead this one-day workshop which aims to help applicants articulate a personal response in leadership applications and enhance their application writing and interview skills. more...

Meet the principals
These events are held across the state and provide an opportunity for final-year student members to meet current primary and secondary school principals. Find out what principals are looking for in small discussion groups in a relaxed atmosphere and gain an insight into the application and interview process. more...

Job seeking for employees in excess
This course offers information and support to teachers and ES members designated "in excess". It outlines the excess process and gives tips on using Recruitment Online and writing job applications. more...


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