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Job Interviews Tips

Page history last edited by Marisa Constantinides 11 years, 10 months ago

 

Full title of topic 

 

Job Interviews for ELT - tips for interviewers/ees - what to ask/do's & don'ts  

 

Here is the transcript in word format  Job Interviews Tips.doc

 

username 

date

time

status

rliberni

5/2/2012

10:59 PM

RT @Marisa_C: Job Interviews for ELT - tips for interviewers/ees - what to ask/do's & don'ts  - Join us on #ELTchat in about 15 minutes pls RT

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

10:59 PM

Sharing this one suggested by @feedtheteacher http://t.co/lXXzNBox Anatomy of a Job Interview #ELTchat

bethcagnol

5/2/2012

11:00 PM

I'd LOVE to participate in the #ELTchat but currently watching the French presidential debate which is #gripping

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:00 PM

@ShellTerrell got ur message - no worries  #eltchat

Wiktor_K

5/2/2012

11:00 PM

Hello #eltchat -happy to see a topic close to my heart tonight!

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:00 PM

RT @teacherphili: Note to self: must download tweetdeck. @russell1955 has a training video on it, I believe. #eltchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:00 PM

RT @Marisa_C: Sharing this one suggested by @feedtheteacher http://t.co/lXXzNBox Anatomy of a Job Interview #ELTchat

teacherphili

5/2/2012

11:00 PM

Note to self: must download tweetdeck. @russell1955 has a training video on it, I believe. #eltchat

ShellTerrell

5/2/2012

11:00 PM

In jury duty so unfortunately I'll miss #eltchat today :-(

hartle

5/2/2012

11:00 PM

RT @naomishema: @SueAnnan O.K but Wednesdays are my hardest day of the week. I don't know how long I can stay for #Eltchat! Me too Naomi :-)

sucastellano

5/2/2012

11:01 PM

β€@Marisa_C:Job Interviews for ELT-tips for interviewers/ees-what to ask/do's & don'ts-Join us on #ELTchat in about 15 minutesβ€ @_Suantrai

hartle

5/2/2012

11:01 PM

#eltchat strange tweet Summit Startup stuck at top of my ELTCHat column, have you got it too?

RoyaCaviglia

5/2/2012

11:01 PM

@Oli_Hijacks #eltchat Yes, I would like to chat about that in the future too!

teacherphili

5/2/2012

11:01 PM

@ShellTerrell ok you are innocent until proven guilty!! #eltchat

paulsilles

5/2/2012

11:01 PM

RT @Marisa_C: Job Interviews for ELT - tips for interviewers/ees - what to ask/do's & don'ts  - Join us on #ELTchat in about 15 minutes pls RT

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:02 PM

Job interviews in ELT not done this in a while keen to see what's current #eltchat

JoeMcVeigh

5/2/2012

11:03 PM

Does anyone know how to force Tweetdeck to refresh more often? Mine seems very sluggish. #ELTchat

hartle

5/2/2012

11:03 PM

RT @Wiktor_K: @hartle Got another one - seems that searches now get a promoted tweet by default #eltchat Can we get rid of it?

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:03 PM

@rliberni I haven't either - I interview people A LOT for CELTA and DELTA but there i want to see potential - v. different  #eltchat

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:03 PM

Hi everyone! @teacherphili I'm useing http://t.co/UOQ0W7v4 @Marisa_C advised it once to me - I never looked back! It adds # too! #ELTchat

Wiktor_K

5/2/2012

11:03 PM

@hartle Got another one - seems that searches now get a promoted tweet by default #eltchat

aClilToClimb

5/2/2012

11:04 PM

@JoeMcVeigh In configurations>notifications You can set the refresh rate in secs #ELTchat

ShellTerrell

5/2/2012

11:04 PM

via @yearinthelifeof Textbooks are expensive: How can I help my students? http://t.co/rYGbO98g #eltchat #esl

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:04 PM

@toulasklavou hi there Toula welcome!  #eltchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:04 PM

@Marisa_C agreed So what are ppl's recent experiences? #eltchat

aClilToClimb

5/2/2012

11:05 PM

@JoeMcVeigh but I suspect that isn't the problem #ELTchat

Wiktor_K

5/2/2012

11:05 PM

@elawassell Hi there! How you been? #eltchat

SophiaMav

5/2/2012

11:05 PM

@JoeMcVeigh from refresh speed button #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:05 PM

RT @aClilToClimb: @JoeMcVeigh In configurations>notifications You can set the refresh rate in secs #ELTchat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:06 PM

good evening #eltchat

SueAnnan

5/2/2012

11:06 PM

@hartle  go to tools in tweetdeck and put the name into the filter #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:06 PM

So who asked this questions and how would you like to approach this? #ELTchat

shaznosel

5/2/2012

11:06 PM

#eltchat - long time..no chat..had huge connection probs. Good to be back and so the job interview.umm!!! It's been a while..#eltchat

Wiktor_K

5/2/2012

11:06 PM

RT @rliberni: RT @Marisa_C: Sharing this one suggested by @feedtheteacher http://t.co/GLpIjZlH Anatomy of a Job Interview #eltchat

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:06 PM

Hello everyone. Hope I'm not too late. What's the topic please? Is it ELT interviews? #ELTchat

Oli_Hijacks

5/2/2012

11:06 PM

#ELTchat Question for a interviewee, What teacher development does your school offer?

SophiaMav

5/2/2012

11:06 PM

Hi everyone :) #ELTchat

RoyaCaviglia

5/2/2012

11:06 PM

@JoeMcVeigh #eltchat I've got the same problem... I click on the search magnifying glass and then it updates on command. Bit clunky though!

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:07 PM

Welcome all - we're talking interviews - tips for - what qs to ask - any of you out there in posts where you interview others? #eltchat

SophiaMav

5/2/2012

11:07 PM

@DinaDobrou Hi Dina :) #ELTchat

shaznosel

5/2/2012

11:07 PM

@Marisa_C @toulasklavou Hi honnies!! #ELTCHAT

SueAnnan

5/2/2012

11:07 PM

@JoeMcVeigh  tools and twitter updates. you can set the refresh rate #ELTchat

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:08 PM

@Marisa_C Not now, but I used to. #ELTchat

aClilToClimb

5/2/2012

11:08 PM

@JoeMcVeigh If you're using Tweetdeck to follow #eltchat you might want to see other options see http://t.co/hSHe51bZ under Twitter stuff

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:08 PM

http://t.co/Zh4Hui7f #ELTchat some reading here.

vmorgana

5/2/2012

11:08 PM

Hi #eltchat!

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:08 PM

@SophiaMav Hi Sophia mou! #ELTchat

Wiktor_K

5/2/2012

11:09 PM

@Marisa_C I'm the interviewing one - my first tip is from Barney Stinson, actually: "suit up!" #eltchat

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:09 PM

I suggested this topic - now lots of schools are recruiting. Lots of teachers on the market - (me included) #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:09 PM

RT @CELT_Athens: RT @elawassell: http://t.co/FDEjWGXp  #ELTchat some reading here.

CELT_Athens

5/2/2012

11:09 PM

RT @elawassell: http://t.co/FDEjWGXp  #ELTchat some reading here.

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:10 PM

@antoniaclare go to tools - filter - type the user ID of the offendind ad - pufff!!! it's gone!!! #ELtchat

hartle

5/2/2012

11:10 PM

RT @antoniaclare: RT @Marisa_C: and if u see an ad at the top and it bothers u you can block it out in tweetdeck #ELtchat  How though?

shaznosel

5/2/2012

11:10 PM

@aClilToClimb @JoeMcVeigh Wow..some amazing links here - thanks!!#eltchat

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:10 PM

Any DOS-es here that intrview ppl? What are you looking for in candidates? #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:10 PM

@elawassell  do you have any specific fears or questions ? #eltchat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:10 PM

@Marisa_C not interviewing yet (tho' i probably should be) but shortlisting  :) #eltchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:10 PM

RT @Marisa_C: and if u see an ad at the top and it bothers u you can block it out in tweetdeck #ELtchat  How though?

aClilToClimb

5/2/2012

11:10 PM

@JoeMcVeigh  #ELTchat settings is right. U shd see 'notifications'

CELT_Athens

5/2/2012

11:10 PM

RT @Wiktor_K: @Marisa_C I'm the interviewing one - my first tip is from Barney Stinson, actually: "suit up!" #eltchat

yearinthelifeof

5/2/2012

11:10 PM

Textbooks are expensive: How can I help my students?:  http://t.co/jqnK47Xm #ELT #ELTchat #ESL

hartle

5/2/2012

11:10 PM

#eltchat what sort of pay rates are schools offering at the moment?

SueAnnan

5/2/2012

11:10 PM

I have the same problem as Marisa - I only interview prospective trainees #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:11 PM

RT @elawassell: http://t.co/vQUUHTu5 #ELTchat - reading part2

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:11 PM

@elawassell  I haven't recruited for a while (but will be tomorrow funnily enough) need skills, experience, self-motivated #eltchat

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:11 PM

http://t.co/vQUUHTu5 #ELTchat - reading part2

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:12 PM

@aClilToClimb a bit late innit? ah but then ... you're in Spain! #eltchat #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:12 PM

RT @reasons4: #eltchat my advice to interviewees, answer honestly, avoid bs and corporate speak, be yourself.

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:12 PM

@elawassell Experience, ability to handle ppl and situations, willingness to develop. #ELTchat

vickyloras

5/2/2012

11:12 PM

RT @CELT_Athens: Job Interviews for ELT - tips for interviewers/ees - what to ask/do's & don'ts - Join us on #ELTchat on Twitter in... http://t.co/PnkrAgek

reasons4

5/2/2012

11:12 PM

#eltchat my advice to interviewees, answer honestly, avoid bs and corporate speak, be yourself.

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:12 PM

Really depends on type of job too I suppose #eltchat

mltmpk

5/2/2012

11:12 PM

RT @elawassell: http://t.co/ASGgnLni #ELTchat - reading part2

Yvstei

5/2/2012

11:12 PM

@dukkhaboy are you following #eltchat ? They're discussing interviews and questions right this moment @Marisa_C

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:12 PM

MT @aClilToClimb: @JoeMcVeigh "...see other options see http://t.co/sQJlzut5 under Twitter stuff" <> some good stuff there! #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:12 PM

RT @elawassell: http://t.co/PWvl20LO #ELTchat - reading part2

aClilToClimb

5/2/2012

11:12 PM

#ELTchat dinner time. have a gd one!

SophiaMav

5/2/2012

11:13 PM

RT @Marisa_C: RT @reasons4: #eltchat my advice to interviewees, answer honestly, avoid bs and corporate speak, be yourself. #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:13 PM

Imp for me would be someone who has thought about where they want to be in the next few years too & what they can offer #eltchat

reasons4

5/2/2012

11:13 PM

#eltchat my advice to interviewers, ask questions that can be answered, avoid bs and corporate speak. Be honest

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:13 PM

RT @DinaDobrou: @elawassell Experience, ability to handle ppl and situations, willingness to develop. #ELTchat

Wiktor_K

5/2/2012

11:13 PM

I think every organization is different when recruiting - or should be - the usual run-of-the-mill questions don't always work. #eltchat

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:14 PM

RT @bethcagnol: For those applying for ELT jobs, make sure your CV is super professional and proofread. #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:14 PM

I'd expect u to have done ur homework on the school, ethos as well as job descrip #eltchat

JoeMcVeigh

5/2/2012

11:14 PM

Think of audience (as in writing.) Interviewees should try to think from point of view of interviewer. #ELTchat #ELTchat

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:14 PM

RT @SophiaMav: RT @Marisa_C: RT @reasons4: #eltchat my advice to interviewees, answer honestly, avoid bs and corporate speak, be yourself. #ELTchat

reasons4

5/2/2012

11:14 PM

Advice to both #eltchat look the part, be prepared, it's easy to read a cv think of some questions or check out the school website.

theteacherjames

5/2/2012

11:14 PM

RT @reasons4: #eltchat my advice to interviewees, answer honestly, avoid bs and corporate speak, be yourself.

mltmpk

5/2/2012

11:14 PM

RT @vickyloras: Job Interviews for ELT - tips for interviewers/ees - what to ask/do's &amp; don'ts - Join us on #eltchat

SueAnnan

5/2/2012

11:14 PM

RT @Marisa_C: RT @bethcagnol: For those applying for ELT jobs, make sure your CV is super professional and proofread. #ELTchat

vickyloras

5/2/2012

11:14 PM

My advice to interviewERS: Pls read the candidate's CV before you see them! How many times it has happened to me grrrrr ; ) #ELTChat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:14 PM

RT @bethcagnol: For those applying for ELT jobs, make sure your CV is super professional and proofread. #ELTchat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:14 PM

with British Council it's all based on behavioural competencies and you're interviewed on what you wrote in your applction #eltchat #eltchat

bethcagnol

5/2/2012

11:14 PM

For those applying for ELT jobs, make sure your CV is super professional and proofread. #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:14 PM

@Marisa_C  true but I think skilled interviewers can see thru stock answers #eltchat

SophiaMav

5/2/2012

11:15 PM

RT @vickyloras: RT @rliberni: Id expect u to have done ur homework on the school, ethos as well as job descrip #ELTchat

jemjemgardner

5/2/2012

11:15 PM

New post on teacher training - Lead by example. http://t.co/7NVorEzG Look ing forward to your comments. #eltchat #tdsig #iatefl #elt

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:15 PM

@theteacherjames @reasons4 but we looove our corporate speak :) #eltchat

SophiaMav

5/2/2012

11:15 PM

RT @JoeMcVeigh: Think of audience (as in writing.) Interviewees should try to think from point of view of interviewer. #ELTchat #ELTchat

mltmpk

5/2/2012

11:15 PM

RT @bethcagnol: For those applying for ELT jobs, make sure your CV is super professional and proofread. #ELTchat

Wiktor_K

5/2/2012

11:15 PM

RT @reasons4: - be yourself - aye, when employer finds out your true colors too late...you've got yourself an angry boss. #eltchat

vickyloras

5/2/2012

11:15 PM

RT @rliberni: I'd expect u to have done ur homework on the school, ethos as well as job descrip #eltchat

teacherphili

5/2/2012

11:15 PM

least favourite interview question ever: Where do you see yourself in 5 years' time? #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:15 PM

@bethcagnol @reasons4  #ELTchat        Thank you and with these two responses I think  #eltchat is really over :-D

SophiaMav

5/2/2012

11:15 PM

RT @Marisa_C: RT @bethcagnol: For those applying for ELT jobs, make sure your CV is super professional and proofread. #ELTchat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:16 PM

MT @teacherphili: least fav interview question ever: Where do u see yourself in 5 years time? <what's everyone else's lease fave Q? #eltchat

mltmpk

5/2/2012

11:16 PM

RT @teacherphili: least favourite interview question ever: Where do you see yourself in 5 years' time? #eltchat

JoeMcVeigh

5/2/2012

11:16 PM

Avoid appeals to employer to hire you based on personal circumstances or needs. Not my problem as your potential employer. #ELTchat #ELTchat

reasons4

5/2/2012

11:16 PM

RT @JoeMcVeigh: Think of audience  #ELTchat Exactly is it a grumpy dos or a school owner?

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:16 PM

If you have just finished a celta rewrite ur plans in ur portfolio and present it to ur employer #eltchat in f-2-f or online

naomishema

5/2/2012

11:16 PM

RT @RoyaCaviglia: @leoselivan Could you expand on the behavioural competencies bit pls? #eltchat

USCTeacher

5/2/2012

11:16 PM

@barbsaka looking through our past emails & wanted to say hi & share your site w/ our community! http://t.co/XDFi8ZkV #engchat #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:16 PM

RT @JoeMcVeigh: Think of audience (as in writing.) Interviewees should try to think from point of view of interviewer. #ELTchat #ELTchat

RoyaCaviglia

5/2/2012

11:16 PM

@leoselivan Could you expand on the behavioural competencies bit pls? #eltchat

teacherphili

5/2/2012

11:16 PM

@Marisa_C @bethcagnol @reasons4 ok, can we go, miss? #eltchat

hartle

5/2/2012

11:16 PM

#ELtchat what are schools and universities offering teachers though?

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:16 PM

@shaznosel I'm trying to forget I live in Greece. I'm addressing a global audience here! lol #ELTchat

seburnt

5/2/2012

11:17 PM

Make sure your objective is also defined for a particular position and about what you bring to the job, not what it can do for you. #eltchat

greecego

5/2/2012

11:17 PM

Hi RT @SophiaMav: Hi everyone :) #ELTchat

esolcourses

5/2/2012

11:17 PM

RT @teacherphili: least favourite interview question ever: Where do you see yourself in 5 years' time? #eltchat ] cliched/pointless, IMO

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:17 PM

RT @bethcagnol: Go above & beyond the employers expectations. Offer 2B observed, bring articles U've written, prove your value. #ELTchat

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:17 PM

RT @Marisa_C: If you have just finished a celta rewrite ur plans in ur portfolio and present it to ur employer #eltchat #ELTchat

reasons4

5/2/2012

11:17 PM

RT @Marisa_C: @bethcagnol @reasons4  #ELTchat     Thank you and with these two responses I think  #eltchat is really over :-D takes a bow

mltmpk

5/2/2012

11:17 PM

They asked me the same questnRT @teacherphili: least favourite interview question ever: Where do you see yourself in 5 years' time? #eltchat

bethcagnol

5/2/2012

11:17 PM

Go above & beyond the employers expectations. Offer 2B observed during a lesson, bring articles U've written, prove your value. #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:17 PM

RT @JoeMcVeigh: Avoid appeals to employer to hire you based on personal circumstances or needs. Not their prob #ELTchat #ELTchat

bethcagnol

5/2/2012

11:18 PM

Praise your students. Don't shy away from discussing tough situations you worked through professionally. #ELTchat

vickyloras

5/2/2012

11:18 PM

@DinaDobrou Exactly Dina !!!! #ELTchat

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:18 PM

RT @bethcagnol: For those applying for ELT jobs, make sure your CV is super professional and proofread. #ELTchat

reasons4

5/2/2012

11:18 PM

#eltchat have questions prepared, if they answer them all when they say do you have any questions, show them the list and say you answered

naomishema

5/2/2012

11:18 PM

RT @DinaDobrou: @vickyloras Or when they tell you "Tell me some things about yourself" while they read your CV then and there...lol #ELTchat

hartle

5/2/2012

11:18 PM

RT @shaznosel: @JoeMcVeigh like this idea - think of audience that why procedures differ every time! #eltchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:18 PM

RT @RoyaCaviglia: @leoselivan Could you expand on the behavioural competencies bit pls? #eltchat

shaznosel

5/2/2012

11:18 PM

RT @JoeMcVeigh: Think of audience (as in writing.) Interviewees should try to think from point of view of interviewer. #ELTchat #ELTchat

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:18 PM

@vickyloras Or when they tell you "Tell me some things about yourself" while they read your CV then and there...lol #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:18 PM

RT @hartle: #ELtchat what are schools and universities offering teachers though?

shaznosel

5/2/2012

11:18 PM

@JoeMcVeigh like this idea - think of audience that why procedures differ every time! #eltchat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:18 PM

@RoyaCaviglia @naomishema US inviation -really annoying judging what people can do by what they HAVE done  #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:19 PM

RT @Wiktor_K: http://t.co/Ood50nUI - Least fav questions (NSFW) :D #eltchat > te he he

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:19 PM

RT @JoeMcVeigh: Think of audience (as in writing.) Interviewees shld try to think from point of view of interviewer. #ELTchat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:19 PM

@rliberni @RoyaCaviglia @naomishema - US invention - really annoying judging what ppl can do by what they HAVE done #eltchat

SueAnnan

5/2/2012

11:19 PM

@antoniaclare  you're welcome #ELtchat

hartle

5/2/2012

11:19 PM

#eltchat sorry everyone, am falling asleep as I type... see you all next week

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:19 PM

@SueAnnan @Marisa_C  fantastic - thank you #ELtchat

Wiktor_K

5/2/2012

11:19 PM

http://t.co/eZwOCdMq - Least fav questions (NSFW) :D #eltchat

shaznosel

5/2/2012

11:19 PM

@DinaDobrou with you!! plus things are changing here...there's hope!!#eltchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:19 PM

Create an online CV - send ahead of time or show during interview if poss #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:20 PM

@leoselivan  this is a good ? to ask the school though! #eltchat

shaznosel

5/2/2012

11:20 PM

@seburnt Yes..personal attributes are more imp that qualifications these days- how u will benefit the co! #eltchat

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:20 PM

RT @rliberni: I'd expect u to have done ur homework on the school, ethos as well as job descrip #eltchat > Of vital importance!

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:20 PM

RT @bethcagnol: Praise your students. Dont shy away from discussing tough situations you worked through professionally. #ELTchat

SophiaMav

5/2/2012

11:21 PM

RT @elawassell: I think its a good idea to see a demo lesson - any ELT schools ask for that? (I know state schools in UK do) #ELTchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:21 PM

I would be terrified to teach a demo lesson though.  Wld be bound to mess up! ;) #eltchat

bethcagnol

5/2/2012

11:21 PM

@toulasklavou @mltmpk Many teachers don't put enough information ab. their classes on their CV. They just list posts. Not enough. #ELTchat

Oli_Hijacks

5/2/2012

11:21 PM

@elawassell Me too. #ELTchat  Question for interviewees, is there a recognition scheme in the country (like arels in the uk)?

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:21 PM

@rliberni @RoyaCaviglia @naomishema see example here: http://t.co/RMhEKxzF btw we're looking for Ts #eltchat

seburnt

5/2/2012

11:21 PM

Worst objective (aside from wrong position): Looking to work in an ESL position where I can develop my skills. #eltchat

naomishema

5/2/2012

11:21 PM

RT @elawassell: I think it's a good idea to see a demo lesson - any ELT schools ask for that? (I know state schools in UK do) #ELTchat

teacherphili

5/2/2012

11:21 PM

A serious point about short term contracts. My most recent interviewer questioned why most of my contracts were in months not years #eltchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:21 PM

How about 'Tell me something about yourself that's not written on your CV?' #eltchat

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:21 PM

I think it's a good idea to see a demo lesson - any ELT schools ask for that? (I know state schools in UK do) #ELTchat

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:22 PM

@antoniaclare But messing up actually shows the observer quite a lot - have hired a fair few tchrs who 'messed up' #ELTchat

mltmpk

5/2/2012

11:22 PM

@naomishema @elawassell in Turkey most Schools ask as well or U plan a lesson. #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:22 PM

RT @datEnglish: @Marisa_C any good suggestion for onlineCv models?   #ELTchat > Visual CV is great - wait a min will find it

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:22 PM

@esolcourses  i guess they want to know if you'll stay? #eltchat

reasons4

5/2/2012

11:22 PM

#eltchat what are the worst questions to ask / be asked? I once had was asked who I thought would win xfactor or something similar :-o

JoeMcVeigh

5/2/2012

11:22 PM

As interviewee you are selling yrself. Need to find right mix of self-confidence without seeming cocky. Avoid self-deprecation (US) #ELTchat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:22 PM

@rliberni you mean ask the School the same Q: where do you see your school in 5 years time? :) #eltchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:22 PM

Or "How do you think your sts would describe you as a teacher?" #eltchat

vmorgana

5/2/2012

11:22 PM

RT@antoniaclare: How about 'Tell me something about yourself that's not written on your CV?' #eltchatβ€

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:23 PM

RT @Marisa_C: If you have just finished a celta rewrite ur plans in ur portfolio and present it to ur employer #eltchat in f-2-f or online

Wiktor_K

5/2/2012

11:23 PM

@elawassell Yup. I always try to get that when I interview. Also good, then, to ask ss' feedback. #eltchat

teacherphili

5/2/2012

11:23 PM

Having lots of short-term contracts gives the impression of not sticking around and can lower employment prospects. #eltchat

seburnt

5/2/2012

11:23 PM

Or worse yet: Work as an ESL instructor.  > Hello generality. #eltchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:24 PM

@mltmpk Exactly - you should strike up a rapport with the interviewer, so they get to know the 'real' you #eltchat

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:24 PM

@reasons4 Struggling to join in, internet connection not great in Joberg #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:24 PM

RT @shaznosel: @seburnt Yes..personal attributes are more imp that qualifications these days- how u will benefit the co! #eltchat

Oli_Hijacks

5/2/2012

11:24 PM

RT @Marisa_C: If you have just finished a celta rewrite ur plans in ur portfolio and present it to ur employer #eltchat in f-2-f or online

Wiktor_K

5/2/2012

11:24 PM

Here's a good one when hiring teachers who speak other lgs: "you've got 5 minutes to make me remember 5 words in your lg." #eltchat

seburnt

5/2/2012

11:24 PM

@leoselivan @rliberni Haha. It is important to ask questions about the school, programs, working environment at the interview tho. #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:24 PM

@teachingwithsould has shared this to new teachers http://t.co/FzGUNEat #eltchat - have a look at possible questions u may be asked

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:24 PM

RT @JoeMcVeigh: As interviewee you are selling yrself. Need to find right mix of self-confidence without seeming cocky. (..) #ELTchat

reasons4

5/2/2012

11:24 PM

@Shaunwilden oh hello mr wilden didn't see you there #eltchat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:24 PM

@rliberni gr8! shame I am not looking for a job otherwsise I'd def ask this too - super  technique! #eltchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:24 PM

@Shaunwilden You're so nice!  Still very scary for less experiences teachers #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:24 PM

RT @Marisa_C: Create an online CV - send ahead of time or show during interview if poss #ELTchat

mltmpk

5/2/2012

11:24 PM

@antoniaclare  although I know it is not professional to mention, I would. Say "I love cooking" #eltchat

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:24 PM

RT @shaznosel: @DinaDobrou Where as in the UK - cultural standards still persist - the right suit/body lang/formal greeting etc #eltchat

bethcagnol

5/2/2012

11:24 PM

Hate "trap" questions that don't have any connection 2 the position. Political questions 2C if the tchr will B a "trouble maker." #ELTchat

NikkiFortova

5/2/2012

11:24 PM

#eltchat hello, I've just got here, what's the topic this evening?

teacherphili

5/2/2012

11:24 PM

what is a good looking CV for ELT job applications? How should you order the details? #eltchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:24 PM

RT @bethcagnol: Praise your students. Don't shy away from discussing tough situations you worked through professionally. #ELTchat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:25 PM

@seburnt @rliberni I was once interviewed by a manager who had no pdgc background - she had no clue what I was talkin about #eltchat

RoyaCaviglia

5/2/2012

11:25 PM

@leoselivan: @rliberni @naomishema ...and prob by what they haven't done too! Do they compare candidates to a set standard? #eltchat

theteacherjames

5/2/2012

11:25 PM

@antoniaclare Had to give a demo in my last job. Scary, but I got through it! #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:25 PM

@Wiktor_K  #eltchat that's a good one - shows a t with range and flexibility too

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:25 PM

RT @leoselivan: @rliberni @RoyaCaviglia @naomishema see example here: http://t.co/RMhEKxzF btw we're looking for Ts #eltchat

seburnt

5/2/2012

11:25 PM

@rliberni @leoselivan Depends on how it's asked, I think.  Could put off employers too. #eltchat

bethcagnol

5/2/2012

11:25 PM

@Marisa_C @datenglish YouTube: video rΓ©sumΓ© #ELTchat use them with students!

Edu_Trends

5/2/2012

11:25 PM

In jury duty so unfortunately I'll miss #eltchat today :-( http://t.co/ZpCkgTZO

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:25 PM

RT @antoniaclare: How about 'Tell me something about yourself that's not written on your CV?' #eltchat

JoeMcVeigh

5/2/2012

11:26 PM

@teacherphili No one best way to do CV/resume. Look at some examples (here's mine http://t.co/6yo5S4mN) but see what works for you. #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:26 PM

http://t.co/0dzEyCA3  one place where u can leave online CVs #eltchat

wjputt

5/2/2012

11:26 PM

β€@antoniaclare: Or "How do you think your sts would describe you as a teacher?" #eltchatβ€ Grumpy probably!

reasons4

5/2/2012

11:26 PM

RT @NikkiFortova: #eltchat hello, I've just got here, what's the topic this evening? Job interviews both sides of coins

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:26 PM

@seburnt  I think it's valid you want a career so their development is important imo #eltchat

mltmpk

5/2/2012

11:26 PM

@antoniaclare teaching sts is ok, but I hate when the teachers pretend to be students #eltchat

vickyloras

5/2/2012

11:27 PM

RT @Marisa_C: http://t.co/0dzEyCA3  one place where u can leave online CVs #eltchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:27 PM

RT @Shaunwilden: @antoniaclare But messing up actually shows the observer quite a lot - have hired a fair few tchrs who 'messed up' #ELTchat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:27 PM

@RoyaCaviglia @rliberni @naomishema yes each one is ranked against each bhvrl competency then it's added up to get a total #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:27 PM

But you can also start a simple blog with a good about me section and some lesson plans #ELtchat - if u can't handle the rest

TEFLScotland

5/2/2012

11:27 PM

RT @bethcagnol: For those applying for ELT jobs, make sure your CV is super professional and proofread. #ELTchat

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:27 PM

@Marisa_C Do schools look at online CVs? #ELTchat

vickyloras

5/2/2012

11:27 PM

I was once interviewed with lots of baseball terms (unbelievable I know) - didn't understand half the things #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:27 PM

RT @antoniaclare: Or "How do you think your sts would describe you as a teacher?" #eltchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:27 PM

Funny job interview video http://t.co/PkB4wzEj #eltchat Worth thinking about what not to do as interviewer ;) #eltchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:27 PM

RT @antoniaclare: I would be terrified to teach a demo lesson though.  Wld be bound to mess up! ;) #eltchat more & more common now

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:27 PM

http://t.co/rkG30kFz Visual CV is a great one - u can embed stuff there as well #ELTchat

shaznosel

5/2/2012

11:27 PM

@Marisa_C @datEnglish yes a good site is http://t.co/IeeC7x0W and great for cover letters, necessary in some countries.#eltchat

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:28 PM

@elawassell Doesnt it depend on the job on offer? #ELTchat

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:28 PM

@bethcagnol @toulasklavou @mltmpk True. You need to have info on levels, age groups and achievements maybe? #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:28 PM

How about testimonials/comments from your former students?  Poss can't prove they are real ?#eltchat

mltmpk

5/2/2012

11:28 PM

RT @Marisa_C: http://t.co/aUDTBPn2  one place where u can leave online CVs #eltchat

RoyaCaviglia

5/2/2012

11:28 PM

RT @leoselivan: @rliberni  @naomishema Thanks! What locations are you looking for? http://t.co/7h0fQeLD  #eltchat

teacherphili

5/2/2012

11:28 PM

@JoeMcVeigh thanks, i'll check it out #eltchat

Wiktor_K

5/2/2012

11:28 PM

@vickyloras What's baseball got to do with ELT? Funny :) #eltchat

bethcagnol

5/2/2012

11:28 PM

RT @rliberni: RT @antoniaclare: I would be terrified to teach a demo lesson though.  Wld be bound to mess up! ;) #eltchat more & more common now

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:28 PM

@mltmpk @rliberni totally political - answering with a counter question #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:28 PM

@leoselivan  #eltchat sounds like a very clinical, aseptic and scientific way of hiring #Eltchat

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:28 PM

What sort of experience is valued most? Teaching in foreign country? NST? NNST? what acheivements are desirable? #ELTchat

seburnt

5/2/2012

11:28 PM

@rliberni True.  I was just suggesting that tone and timing of asking that to them is important to consider before you ask it. #eltchat

JoeMcVeigh

5/2/2012

11:28 PM

RT @mltmpk: @antoniaclare teaching sts is ok, but I hate when the teachers pretend to be students >> agree this is tough ! #ELTchat

bethcagnol

5/2/2012

11:29 PM

@rliberni @antoniaclare Teaching a sample lesson should be required. It's just not possible 2 know who U're hiring w/ 1 interview. #ELTchat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:29 PM

@Marisa_C that's BC for you - it's all about transparency & equal opportunities #eltchat

SophiaMav

5/2/2012

11:29 PM

RT @elawassell: What sort of experience is valued most? Teaching in foreign country? NST? NNST? what acheivements are desirable? #ELTchat

esolcourses

5/2/2012

11:29 PM

RT @rliberni  i guess they want to know if you'll stay? #eltchat ] true; but suspect most people will tell just them what they want to hear

Wiktor_K

5/2/2012

11:29 PM

@elawassell Every experience is good 4 me if my future teacher can show how it improved them. #eltchat

mltmpk

5/2/2012

11:29 PM

RT @antoniaclare: Funny job interview video http://t.co/IZSJpaph #eltchat Worth thinking about what not to do as interviewer ;) #eltchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:29 PM

@wjputt Lol, I guess it would depend how you say it ;) #eltchat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:29 PM

@vickyloras baseball??  #eltchat

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:30 PM

RT @antoniaclare: I would be terrified to teach a demo lesson though.  Wld be bound to mess up! ;) #eltchat>+it wld be in a class u 1st met

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:30 PM

RT @Marisa_C: @teachingwithsould has shared this to new teachers http://t.co/FzGUNEat #eltchat - have a look at possible questions u may be asked

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:30 PM

@bethcagnol How about references? #ELTchat

JoeMcVeigh

5/2/2012

11:30 PM

An old handout of my advice on β€Getting Hired at an IEP† http://t.co/qLzORL91 Scroll down to about midway to find it for download. #ELTchat

vmorgana

5/2/2012

11:30 PM

@Marisa_C I mean the blog #ELTchat :-)

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:30 PM

@datEnglish ho ho get cracking! #eltchat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:30 PM

@RoyaCaviglia @rliberni well Israel actually so it's relevant for @naomishema  :) #eltchat

mltmpk

5/2/2012

11:30 PM

@vickyloras but why baseball terms for ELT? #eltchat

SophiaMav

5/2/2012

11:30 PM

RT @rliberni: How about testimonials/comments from your former students?  Poss cant prove they are real ?#eltchat #ELTchat

vickyloras

5/2/2012

11:30 PM

RT @Marisa_C: Create an online CV - send ahead of time or show during interview if poss #ELTchat

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:30 PM

@Marisa_C am not sure - to me it does but i can think of a many who would see it as a bit too progressive :-) #ELTchat

mltmpk

5/2/2012

11:31 PM

RT @Marisa_C: http://t.co/vj2UZeEg Visual CV is a great one - u can embed stuff there as well #ELTchat

RoyaCaviglia

5/2/2012

11:31 PM

@leoselivan @rliberni @naomishema Got it! :) Behaviours: http://t.co/wbRERoXl #eltchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:31 PM

RT @antoniaclare: @mltmpk Exactly - you should strike up a rapport with the interviewer, so they get to know the 'real' you #eltchat

JoeMcVeigh

5/2/2012

11:31 PM

FYI:  In U.S.A. IEP is an intensive English program, rather like a private language school in Europe / UK. #ELTchat

bethcagnol

5/2/2012

11:31 PM

RT @DinaDobrou  @toulasklavou @mltmpk  info on levels, age groups and achievements maybe? #ELTchat >> & resources & methodology.

vickyloras

5/2/2012

11:31 PM

@Wiktor_K Canadian interviewer ; ) #ELTchat

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:31 PM

RT @Wiktor_K: @elawassell Every experience is good 4 me if my future teacher can show how it improved them. #ELTchat

CELT_Athens

5/2/2012

11:31 PM

RT @JoeMcVeigh: An old handout of my advice on β€Getting Hired at an IEP† http://t.co/qLeB2ADa Scroll down to a download. #ELTchat

vickyloras

5/2/2012

11:31 PM

@mltmpk @leoselivan My interviewer was Canadian ; ) So am I but I hate baseball lol! #ELTChat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:32 PM

@antoniaclare @bethcagnol English First Turkey once asked me for 2 rfrncs which were sent directly 2 them - so didnt even see them #eltchat

SueAnnan

5/2/2012

11:32 PM

sorry everyone. Yesterday is catching up- falling asleep at my desk:-)  #ELTchat

teacherphili

5/2/2012

11:32 PM

@DinaDobrou @antoniaclare me, too. something 'unnatural' about it #eltchat

bethcagnol

5/2/2012

11:32 PM

I teach a CV and interview class for future French teachers. I'm pretty tough with them. ;-) #ELTchat

esolcourses

5/2/2012

11:32 PM

RT @mltmpk: RT @Marisa_C: http://t.co/zW92wm3K Visual CV is a great one - u can embed stuff there as well #ELTchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:32 PM

@DinaDobrou That's right - hard to work with rapport then, especially if you're nervous #eltchat

vmorgana

5/2/2012

11:32 PM

@Marisa_C still trying to figure out how important Delta could be for a NNS career. #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:32 PM

RT @bethcagnol: @Marisa_C @datenglish YouTube: video rΓ©sumΓ© #ELTchat use them with students!

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:32 PM

RT @bethcagnol: RT @DinaDobrou @toulasklavou @mltmpk  info on levels, age groups & achievements maybe? #ELTchat >& resources & methodology.

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:33 PM

@elawassell Yes but even then I would alter my CV in terms of importance to suit the job on offer #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:33 PM

RT @JoeMcVeigh:  Make sure they know your work not just well-known ppl in field. #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:33 PM

RT @JoeMcVeigh: References: list them w/ complete contact info not "upon request." . #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:33 PM

@RoyaCaviglia  in pub sector yes v keen to give everyone same experience in private sector not sure  #eltchat

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:33 PM

@Shaunwilden: @elawassell Doesnt it depend on the job on offer? Sure it does! I'm thinking teaching position.  #ELTchat

vickyloras

5/2/2012

11:33 PM

@Leading_in_PE Absolutely! It shows the interviewee that s/he is valued #ELTchat

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:33 PM

RT @teacherphili: what is a good looking CV for ELT job applications? How should you order the details? #eltchat

JoeMcVeigh

5/2/2012

11:33 PM

References: list them w/ complete contact info not "upon request." Make sure they know your work not just well-known ppl in field. #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:33 PM

Is it reasonable for a job candidate to ask if there is a methodology the school expects them to follow? #eltchat

bethcagnol

5/2/2012

11:33 PM

@antoniaclare Yes. References. But only those who pay you on time. (wink) #ELTchat

mltmpk

5/2/2012

11:33 PM

@Marisa_C @Shaunwilden I would be impressed #eltchat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:34 PM

@bethcagnol @antoniaclare but I was really curious as you can imagine! #eltchat

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:34 PM

RT @Marisa_C: Is it reasonable for a job candidate to ask if there is a methodology the school expects them to follow? #ELTchat

naomishema

5/2/2012

11:34 PM

RT @teacherphili: Just a thought.. what are the odds that someone on #eltchat tonight ends up interviewing someone else on #eltchat tonight, in near future?

JoeMcVeigh

5/2/2012

11:34 PM

Alert your references if you anticipate an inquiry to them. Give them a 1 page handout reminding them of what you did for them. #ELTchat

Wiktor_K

5/2/2012

11:34 PM

CVs -I get them all the time and without the "wow" factor,they end up in a file and rarely get out. Impress/surprise or perish? #eltchat

teacherphili

5/2/2012

11:34 PM

Just a thought.. what are the odds that someone on #eltchat tonight ends up interviewing someone else on #eltchat tonight, in near future?

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:34 PM

RT @RoyaCaviglia @rliberni @naomishema Got it! :) Behaviours: http://t.co/1Bb5pnlC #eltchat <>that's the one thanks!

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:34 PM

@leoselivan  Lol did you get it did it work in your favour? #eltchat

bethcagnol

5/2/2012

11:34 PM

@leoselivan @antoniaclare That's the "correct" way to deal with references. I'm shocked how many sts want to see my rec. letters. #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:35 PM

RT @DinaDobrou: @teacherphili Most recent experience first. Education next (most recent comes on top), CPD, other skills (IT etc) #ELTchat

bethcagnol

5/2/2012

11:35 PM

@leoselivan @antoniaclare I hand them the letters in sealed envelopes & sign over the sealed part. Learned that in the US.  #ELTchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:35 PM

RT @teacherphili: What are the odds that someone on #eltchat tonight ends up interviewing someone else on #eltchat ?>Wld be a great start!

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:35 PM

@teacherphili Most recent experience first. Education next (most recent comes on top), CPD, other skills (IT etc) #ELTchat

DaveDodgson

5/2/2012

11:35 PM

By @yearinthelifeof Textbooks are expensive: How can I help my students? http://t.co/iYEWThC1 #ELTchat

shaznosel

5/2/2012

11:35 PM

@esolcourses @mltmpk @Marisa_C OMG - didn't know this existed! You guys do open my eyes! Thanks!#eltchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:35 PM

@JoeMcVeigh  also don't forget to ask their permission first to put forward! #eltchat

RoyaCaviglia

5/2/2012

11:35 PM

@vmorgana @Marisa_C NNS? #eltchat

SophiaMav

5/2/2012

11:35 PM

@Marisa_C I would ask. They may expect things from you that you may not agree with eg cover a book from beg 2 end #ELTchat

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:35 PM

@teacherphili Lol i guess odds are it will happen #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:36 PM

@SophiaMav Or are told  to forget what I taught them - cos it doesn't actually work in their school :-(  #ELTchat

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:36 PM

@Wiktor_K give us some examples of WOW factors you've seen,pls :-)  #ELTchat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:36 PM

@rliberni @antoniaclare @bethcagnol I had to demo for BC - DOS walked out after 10 min! I thought that's it but ... #eltchat

shaznosel

5/2/2012

11:36 PM

@naomishema @teacherphili spooky!! #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:36 PM

@SophiaMav I know - that's why I m asking - so many of my trainees disappointed in jobs they have to teach rubbish #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:36 PM

RT @antoniaclare: RT @teacherphili: What are the odds that someone on #eltchat tonight ends up interviewing someone else on #eltchat ?>Wld be a great start!

vickyloras

5/2/2012

11:36 PM

RT @mltmpk: RT @Marisa_C: http://t.co/vj2UZeEg Visual CV is a great one - u can embed stuff there as well #ELTchat

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:36 PM

@teacherphili @antoniaclare Same here. #ELTchat

esolcourses

5/2/2012

11:37 PM

RT @rliberni @JoeMcVeigh also don't forget to ask referees permission first to put forward! #eltchat

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:37 PM

RT @Leading_in_PE: Take in a tablet to show interview panel examples of outstanding practice on your blog. #eltchat

shaznosel

5/2/2012

11:37 PM

@elawassell yes - please! #eltchat What makes a teacher wow in the interview??

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:37 PM

RT @Leading_in_PE: Take in a tablet to show interview panel examples of outstanding practice on your blog. #eltchat

Leading_in_PE

5/2/2012

11:37 PM

Take in a tablet to show interview panel examples of outstanding practice on your blog. #eltchat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:37 PM

@rliberni I actually did but didn't stay long with them - Bus Eng School there were all about money #eltchat

SophiaMav

5/2/2012

11:37 PM

@Marisa_C couldn't agree more. It's happened to me once  as well #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:37 PM

@RoyaCaviglia Non native speakers #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:38 PM

But this means you do have a blog and examples to show off - so get cracking!! #ELTchat

RoyaCaviglia

5/2/2012

11:38 PM

@esolcourses @leoselivan @antoniaclare @bethcagnol #eltchat I heard in some cases   refs are done over the phone so they can be more honest!

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:38 PM

@antoniaclare @mltmpk Interviewer should allow for that too, thought. #ELTchat

Wiktor_K

5/2/2012

11:38 PM

@elawassell Charity work in hard conditions- starting businesses -retail experience (knows customer=king) -awesome hobbies etc #eltchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:38 PM

RT @fruehstyck: @Shaunwilden Agree with Shaun, nobody's perfect, but might have great potential #ELTchat

JoeMcVeigh

5/2/2012

11:38 PM

WOW factor: really nicely put together prof.portfolio w CV, references, samples of course syllabi taught, tests, handouts created #ELTchat

fruehstyck

5/2/2012

11:38 PM

@Shaunwilden Agree with Shaun, nobody's perfect, but might have great potential #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:38 PM

RT @Leading_in_PE: Take in a tablet to show interview panel examples of outstanding practice on your blog. #eltchat > Show off

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:39 PM

RT @Leading_in_PE: Some musings about a recent interview I had http://t.co/ZuXOlB5M #eltchat

Leading_in_PE

5/2/2012

11:39 PM

Some musings about a recent interview I had http://t.co/ZuXOlB5M #eltchat

web20education

5/2/2012

11:39 PM

#edtedcom new website Lessons Worth Sharing #edtech20 #edchat #elearning #eduonair #cpchat #eltchat #elt http://t.co/55ZibHPU

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:39 PM

@RoyaCaviglia @esolcourses @leoselivan @antoniaclare @bethcagnol Not sure what u mean by done over phone, I used to ring to check #ELTchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:39 PM

@shaznosel It's funny, but I think you can tell what kind of a teacher someone is almost as soon as they walk in the room.Intuition #eltchat

mltmpk

5/2/2012

11:39 PM

RT @Leading_in_PE: Take in a tablet to show interview panel examples of outstanding practice on your blog. #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:40 PM

Dress code for an interview?> I think this is important too #ELTchat

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:40 PM

@SophiaMav @elawassell Would depend on what each employer seeks, though. Right? #ELTchat

bethcagnol

5/2/2012

11:40 PM

@leoselivan @rliberni @antoniaclare Bet he/she walked out on purpose to see how you would handle that. As if it were a real class. #ELTchat

esolcourses

5/2/2012

11:40 PM

@RoyaCaviglia @leoselivan @antoniaclare @bethcagnol wouldn't surprise me, though I wouldn't give a telephone reference personally #ELTChat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:40 PM

RT @antoniaclare: @shaznosel "Ask them to talk you through a successful (or not successful) lesson, and say why?" #eltchat

ESLCalgary

5/2/2012

11:40 PM

RT @mltmpk: RT @Marisa_C: http://t.co/vj2UZeEg Visual CV is a great one - u can embed stuff there as well #ELTchat

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:40 PM

RT @antoniaclare: @shaznosel "Ask them to talk you through a successful (or not successful) lesson, and say why?" #eltchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:40 PM

@shaznosel "Ask them to talk you through a successful (or not successful) lesson, and say why?" #eltchat

fruehstyck

5/2/2012

11:41 PM

@Marisa_C Agreed #ELTchat

SacraJaimez

5/2/2012

11:41 PM

RT @web20education: #edtedcom new website Lessons Worth Sharing #edtech20 #edchat #elearning #eduonair #cpchat #eltchat #elt http://t.co/55ZibHPU

JoeMcVeigh

5/2/2012

11:41 PM

Indispensible resource: What Color Is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers -Richard Nelson Bolles #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:41 PM

RT @leoselivan: I think Demo lessons are generally a good idea #eltchat practical exs actually have very high validity

bethcagnol

5/2/2012

11:41 PM

@leoselivan @rliberni @antoniaclare I can think of some nightmare sample lesson ideas. #iamevil #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:41 PM

@fruehstyck  #ELTchat not necessarily but a blog shows interest in your prof development

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:41 PM

RT @Marisa_C: Dress code for an interview?> I think this is important too #ELTchat I think dress code is imp full stop

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:41 PM

@bethcagnol @leoselivan  Shld probably have warned you though! #eltchat

RoyaCaviglia

5/2/2012

11:41 PM

@Marisa_C I think yes, if I was the candidate I would want to know. Surely this would have to be discussed before starting? #eltchat

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:41 PM

I took my portfolio to an interview - but wasn't asked to show it - how do you make it happen? #ELTchat

esolcourses

5/2/2012

11:41 PM

@RoyaCaviglia @leoselivan @antoniaclare @bethcagnol  too much scope for misunderstanding/mishearing, + confidentiality issues #ELTChat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:41 PM

I think Demo lessons are generally a good idea #eltchat

fruehstyck

5/2/2012

11:41 PM

@Marisa_C But a good blog doesn't mean you're a good teacher, some people a great in theory #ELTchat

esolcourses

5/2/2012

11:42 PM

@Shaunwilden @RoyaCaviglia @leoselivan @antoniaclare @bethcagnol think ringing to check is fair enough, tho' I would write instead #ELTChat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:42 PM

@bethcagnol @rliberni @antoniaclare cos she saw what she wanted to see thats what she said afterwards -sorry if I sound immodest :) #eltchat

shaznosel

5/2/2012

11:42 PM

@Wiktor_K @elawassell um..so more personal qualities than teaching exp..agree these points make a 'personlaity' not just a robot! #eltchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:43 PM

@vickyloras  me too it's a bit like a mirror (tho can be limiting too) #eltchat

Oli_Hijacks

5/2/2012

11:43 PM

what syllabus do you follow? #ELTchat

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:43 PM

@esolcourses It depends on the urgency if i had time then email but often needed to move fast so rang #ELTchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:43 PM

RT @vickyloras: @shaznosel Agreed : ) When we were hiring in Greece at our school  we knew in just seconds of their entrance #ELTchat

vickyloras

5/2/2012

11:43 PM

@antoniaclare @shaznosel Agreed : ) When we were hiring in Greece at our school  we knew in just seconds of their entrance #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:43 PM

@leoselivan  own your success! no need to shrink imo! #eltchat

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:43 PM

RT @JoeMcVeigh:  What Color Is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers -Richard Nelson Bolles #ELTchat

vickyloras

5/2/2012

11:44 PM

@rliberni It can , yes #ELTchat

theteacherjames

5/2/2012

11:44 PM

RT @Leading_in_PE: Take in a tablet to show interview panel examples of outstanding practice on your blog. #eltchat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:44 PM

@antoniaclare @bethcagnol @rliberni I know! no warning no heads up just waltzed out of the room - a great woman tho' still grateful #eltchat

Wiktor_K

5/2/2012

11:44 PM

@shaznosel @elawassell absolutely. Interview=lesson. You got skills, I'm curious. Take over & show off. Get initiative! #eltchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:45 PM

@vickyloras With trainees I used to try+predict the grades (fairly well) from the photos+CV, it's how people present themselves #ELTchat

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:45 PM

@Marisa_C Professional and decent. Rule of thumb: Don't show skin for ladies...+ I once interviewed a man in flip flops! A no no! #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:45 PM

Dress like a disco queen - YES or NO? #ELTchat

esolcourses

5/2/2012

11:45 PM

@Shaunwilden accept that, though have my reservations about phone refs, tbh. IME, people tend to be more objective on paper ;-) #ELTChat

GrahamCarterGC

5/2/2012

11:45 PM

RT @Leading_in_PE: Take in a tablet to show interview panel examples of outstanding practice on your blog. #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:46 PM

@antoniaclare  #ELTchat u mean sandals? the ULTImate no no - esp white socks aargh #Eltchat

fruehstyck

5/2/2012

11:46 PM

RT @antoniaclare: @Shaunwilden Socks and sandles? #ELTchat In the Czech Republic, yes!

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:46 PM

RT @katekidney: Cambridge English for Job-hunting is a good book to go through before any job interview #ELTchat

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:46 PM

@antoniaclare Oh they are a shoe-in :-) #ELTchat

katekidney

5/2/2012

11:46 PM

Cambridge English for Job-hunting is a good book to go through before any job interview #ELTchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:46 PM

@Shaunwilden Socks and sandles? #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:46 PM

@DinaDobrou were his toes clean at least? I got my first great job FROM a man in flip flops tho - diff positions of power #ELTchat

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:46 PM

@DinaDobrou @Marisa_C flips flops!!!! #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:47 PM

@reasons4 you tell me  #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:47 PM

RT @reasons4: RT @Marisa_C: Dress like a disco queen - YES or NO? #ELTchat interviewer or interviewee?

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:47 PM

@Marisa_C @antoniaclare wouldn't you accept sandals in our Med climate? #eltchat

reasons4

5/2/2012

11:47 PM

RT @Marisa_C: Dress like a disco queen - YES or NO? #ELTchat interviewer or interviewee?

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:47 PM

@JoeMcVeigh thansks for joining Joe -great contributions  #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:47 PM

RT @Shaunwilden: @antoniaclare Oh they are a shoe-in :-) #ELTchat Lol or grrr  :-)

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:47 PM

RT @katekidney: Cambridge English for Job-hunting is a good book to go through before any job interview #ELTchat

RoyaCaviglia

5/2/2012

11:47 PM

@leoselivan @rliberni @naomishema So the candidate reads the behaviour c's through, are they then discussed during the interview?#eltchat

JoeMcVeigh

5/2/2012

11:47 PM

Sorry all, must leave to pick up son from school. 8 years old today! Nice chatting with everyone. #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:48 PM

RT @elawassell: RT: I took my portfolio to an interview - but wasnt asked to show it - how do you make it happen? #ELTchat

vickyloras

5/2/2012

11:48 PM

@shaznosel @antoniaclare Unf yes - once a teacher we eventually hired& was super came in lookin like lead singer of Metallica #ELTchat

shaznosel

5/2/2012

11:48 PM

@Marisa_C @DinaDobrou Im wondering the same thing - first impressions? Go by the 'look' or the 'feel' #eltchat

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:48 PM

RT: I took my portfolio to an interview - but wasnt asked to show it - how do you make it happen? #ELTchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:48 PM

@leoselivan @Marisa_C  Oops, sandals fine, it's the socks I struggle with ;) #Eltchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:48 PM

RT @teacherphili: can I just take a moment out to say, I LOVE #eltchat !!!

teacherphili

5/2/2012

11:48 PM

can I just take a moment out to say, I LOVE #eltchat !!!

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:48 PM

@Marisa_C @Shaunwilden Yes, flip flops and a backpack. Last thing I wanted to do was look at his toes. #ELTchat

katekidney

5/2/2012

11:48 PM

Good evening and good night at the same time-looking forward to the summary, sorry to go.#ELTchat

Leading_in_PE

5/2/2012

11:48 PM

Keep answers concise. If it wasn't what they were looking for they will modify question.talk too much, they can't dig deeper. #eltchat

theteacherjames

5/2/2012

11:49 PM

RT @elawassell: RT: I took my portfolio to an interview - but wasnt asked to show it - how do you make it happen? #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:49 PM

@DinaDobrou @esolcourses  #ELTchat weelll just goes to show u there are always exceptions to the rule

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:49 PM

RT @teacherphili: can I just take a moment out to say, I LOVE #eltchat !!!

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:49 PM

@DinaDobrou  so not a deal breaker then? #eltchat

web20education

5/2/2012

11:49 PM

#Sprintly #startup innovative new way to manage tools #edtech20   #edchat #cpchat #lrnchat #ukedchat #blogchat #eltchat http://t.co/BxDavE9k

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:49 PM

@RoyaCaviglia @rliberni @naomishema u write answers in applct according to a certain format - then they ask u Qs on what you wrote #eltchat

demilove

5/2/2012

11:49 PM

@Marisa_C @vickyloras - Hopefully my Tweet pic is OK for an interview, it's how I usually dress for church - #ELTchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:49 PM

@JoeMcVeigh Big Happy Birthday from us - enjoy the cake ;) #ELTchat

Wiktor_K

5/2/2012

11:49 PM

Folks, I'm off to check out that online CV thingy. Good stuff tonight - thank you :) #eltchat

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:49 PM

@Marisa_C @Shaunwilden Was highly knowledgeable though, and we did hire him once we sorted out the dress code issue.. #ELTchat

Oli_Hijacks

5/2/2012

11:49 PM

has taught 10 tp's  to standard, i'm confident on my ability to "progress". Asides attending seminars/ blogging how do I show this. #eltchat

esolcourses

5/2/2012

11:49 PM

RT @Marisa_C: Dress like a disco queen - YES or NO? #ELTchat ] Ha Ha!  with me, that would be WYSIWYG ;-)

vickyloras

5/2/2012

11:50 PM

@Wiktor_K G'nite Wiktor! #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:50 PM

@toulasklavou  #eltchat of course i would - we are talking FIRST impressions - and possibly by people who would stop there!

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:50 PM

@demilove @Marisa_C @vickyloras Not sure the wine glass would go down well #ELTchat

toulasklavou

5/2/2012

11:50 PM

@mansfieldboy Hi Philip!#eltchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:50 PM

RT @antoniaclare: @JoeMcVeigh Big Happy Birthday from us - enjoy the cake ;) #ELTchat

toulasklavou

5/2/2012

11:50 PM

@DinaDobrou @Marisa_C disaster!what if he was a highly qualified&experienced teacher, wuld u hire him?#eltchat

vickyloras

5/2/2012

11:51 PM

@shaznosel @antoniaclare The studetns and their parents loved him though, bc he was a great teacher ; ) #ELTchat

leoselivan

5/2/2012

11:51 PM

talking of dress code I really wanna go to an interview dressed really funky just for the hell of it :) wanna see reaction #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:51 PM

I actually underdressed so much on my first big job interview I looked like a veritable spinster! You can overdo it! #eltchat but got job

RoyaCaviglia

5/2/2012

11:51 PM

@GrahamCarterGC @Leading_in_PE #eltchat Would you really do that? I think I'd be more inclined to give them a link to look at later!

shaznosel

5/2/2012

11:51 PM

@rliberni @elawassell Be more assertive - as I carried this here today, maybe u would..b professional even if the emp isn't!#eltchat

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:51 PM

@Marisa_C @Shaunwilden Proved to be a good Teacher but sloppy when it came to admin work. Am I wrong to believe on 1st impressions? #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:51 PM

RT @Shaunwilden: @demilove @Marisa_C @vickyloras Not sure the wine glass would go down well #ELTchat

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:52 PM

@Marisa_C @DinaDobrou Well who are we to argue ;-) #ELTchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:52 PM

RT @vickyloras: @shaznosel The studetns and their parents loved him though, bc he was a great teacher ; ) #ELTchat That's what matters ;)

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:52 PM

@DinaDobrou @Marisa_C the admin thing is often a flaw! #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:52 PM

@DinaDobrou so deep down i AM really a spinster? lol  #ELTchat

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:52 PM

RT @shaznosel: Be more assertive - as I carried this here today, maybe u would..b professional even if the emp isnt!#eltchat <-THX! #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:52 PM

@DinaDobrou  had the same colleagues who were fab in c'room but hopeless at admin not good either others pick up pieces! #eltchat

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:53 PM

RT @reasons4: @elawassell #eltchat try to turn a question into a chance to show smething from your portfolio. Don't contrive it you might b doing fine wo

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:53 PM

@Shaunwilden I was covering up for the fact that my previous job had been a night club singer :-D  #ELTchat

reasons4

5/2/2012

11:53 PM

@elawassell #eltchat try to turn a question into a chance to show smething from your portfolio. Don't contrive it you might b doing fine wo

RoyaCaviglia

5/2/2012

11:53 PM

RT @katekidney: Cambridge English for Job-hunting is a good book to go through before any job interview #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:54 PM

@Shaunwilden  #ELTchat well excatly!!! that's why i had to find a different job!

RoyaCaviglia

5/2/2012

11:54 PM

RT @elawassell: RT: I took my portfolio to an interview - but wasnt asked to show it - how do you make it happen? #ELTchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:54 PM

RT @reasons4: @leoselivan funky is fine if it is smart funky #eltchat

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:54 PM

@Marisa_C Singer? No way I've heard you on karaoke ;-) #ELTchat

reasons4

5/2/2012

11:54 PM

@leoselivan funky is fine if it is smart funky #eltchat

shaznosel

5/2/2012

11:54 PM

@vickyloras @antoniaclare  'go' with the feel,man! Not the look!! #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:54 PM

RT @reasons4: @elawassell #eltchat try to turn a question into a chance to show smething from your portfolio. #eltchat

esolcourses

5/2/2012

11:54 PM

@Marisa_C @DinaDobrou was being a bit tongue in cheek, tho IMO, attitude is way more important than dress sense (or lack of it ;-) #ELTChat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:55 PM

RT @shaznosel: #eltchat Talking of the 'look', as a cambridge oral examiner, I questionned the fact there is a no jeans policy? Is this out of date?

shaznosel

5/2/2012

11:55 PM

#eltchat Talking of the 'look', as a cambridge oral examiner, I questionned the fact there is a no jeans policy? Is this out of date?

elawassell

5/2/2012

11:55 PM

RT @reasons4: try to turn a question into a chance to show smething from your portfolio. Dont contrive it <- good one! :-)THX #ELTchat

bethcagnol

5/2/2012

11:55 PM

RT @Marisa_C: RT @reasons4: @elawassell #eltchat try to turn a question into a chance to show smething from your portfolio. #eltchat

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:55 PM

@Marisa_C @Shaunwilden  Lol #eltchat

vickyloras

5/2/2012

11:55 PM

@shaznosel @antoniaclare Exactly! He rocked - literally ; ) Lol! #ELTchat

bethcagnol

5/2/2012

11:56 PM

I think teachers should learn how to use basic Excel formulas. To save time with marks, results, etc. #ELTchat #vehement

Fuertesun

5/2/2012

11:56 PM

#ELTchat just in time for the last five minutes!

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:56 PM

RT @Marisa_C: RT @picaroworld: RT @Marisa_C: RT @teacherphili: tweetdeck is amazing! I have created a column just to follow #eltchat on wednesdays!

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:56 PM

@picaroworld  #eltchat Eeeexcellent!

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:56 PM

RT @picaroworld: RT @Marisa_C: RT @teacherphili: tweetdeck is amazing! I have created a column just to follow #eltchat on wednesdays!

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:56 PM

RT @Marisa_C: Last pearls of wisdom please? Last 5 minutes - Let's summarise the main points in this #ELTchat

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:56 PM

@shaznosel Why? #ELTchat

picaroworld

5/2/2012

11:56 PM

RT @Marisa_C: RT @teacherphili: tweetdeck is amazing! I have created a column just to follow #eltchat on wednesdays!

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:56 PM

Last pearls of wisdom please? Last 5 minutes - Let's summarise the main points in this #ELTchat

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:57 PM

Internet froze! Grrrrr! #ELTchat

Shaunwilden

5/2/2012

11:57 PM

@teacherphili Not if me or @Marisa_C were interviewing you :-) #ELTchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:57 PM

@Fuertesun Wow, nice to see you.  Where have you been? #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:57 PM

@bethcagnol  #ELTchat #vehement  So show you are a well organised teacher

esolcourses

5/2/2012

11:57 PM

RT @Marisa_C: Last pearls of wisdom please? ] remember to switch your phone off (& if U forget, don't even think of answering it!) #ELTchat

teacherphili

5/2/2012

11:57 PM

would be it wrong to go to an interview wearing an #eltchat t-shirt?

esolcourses

5/2/2012

11:58 PM

RT @reasons4: RT @teacherphili: would be it wrong to go to an interview wearing an #eltchat t-shirt? ] depends who was interviewing ;-)

rliberni

5/2/2012

11:58 PM

RT @Marisa_C: So remember to swtich off phone and not take calls during intervie #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:58 PM

So remember to swtich off phone and not take calls during intervie #eltchat

reasons4

5/2/2012

11:58 PM

RT @teacherphili: would be it wrong to go to an interview wearing an #eltchat t-shirt? In a word ..... Yes :-)

Fuertesun

5/2/2012

11:58 PM

@antoniaclare MIA! #ELTchat

reasons4

5/2/2012

11:58 PM

RT @Shaunwilden: RT @Marisa_C: RT @picaroworld: RT @Marisa_C: RT @teacherphili: tweetdeck is amzing #eltchat using hoot suite tonight I like

Fuertesun

5/2/2012

11:59 PM

RT @antoniaclare: Try to talk to other teachers as the school, to get an idea of what it's like to work there #eltchat -def

DinaDobrou

5/2/2012

11:59 PM

@rliberni @Shaunwilden Ts r not always expected to only teach. If admin is part of the work they have to do it, like it or not! #ELTchat

antoniaclare

5/2/2012

11:59 PM

Try to talk to other teachers as the school, to get an idea of what it's like to work there #eltchat

Fuertesun

5/2/2012

11:59 PM

RT @bethcagnol: Don't hesitate to request more time to answer a question, to reflect more deeply and get back to them. #ELTchat - yes

SophiaMav

5/2/2012

11:59 PM

RT @bethcagnol: Dont hesitate to request more time to answer a question, to reflect more deeply and get back to them. #ELTchat

shaznosel

5/2/2012

11:59 PM

@Marisa_C @picaroworld @teacherphili Agree - infact I only use twitter on a weds night! #eltchat

esolcourses

5/2/2012

11:59 PM

RT @bethcagnol: Don't hesitate to request more time to answer a question, to reflect more deeply and get back to them. #ELTchat

SophiaMav

5/2/2012

11:59 PM

RT @rliberni: RT @Marisa_C: So remember to swtich off phone and not take calls during intervie #ELTchat

reasons4

5/2/2012

11:59 PM

#eltchat last words of wisdom well I refer to my first 3 tweets of the night :-)

Marisa_C

5/2/2012

11:59 PM

@reasons4 suite yourself  #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/3/2012

12:00 AM

My trainees who have done this (take portfolios of excellence with them) report they get an excellent response in interviews #eltchat

SophiaMav

5/3/2012

12:00 AM

RT @rliberni: @esolcourses  some research on school should give an idea about formality I think #ELTchat

esolcourses

5/3/2012

12:00 AM

RT @rliberni: @esolcourses  some research on school should give an idea about formality I think #eltchat ] good point, and yes - agree

antoniaclare

5/3/2012

12:00 AM

Talk about your hopes and ambitions - what you would like to become #eltchat

RoyaCaviglia

5/3/2012

12:00 AM

Decent handshake! #eltchat

Shaunwilden

5/3/2012

12:00 AM

RT @rliberni: @esolcourses  some research on school should give an idea about formality I think #eltchat

Oli_Hijacks

5/3/2012

12:00 AM

Tidy neat typed lp's for your folio. #eltchat

rliberni

5/3/2012

12:00 AM

@esolcourses  some research on school should give an idea about formality I think #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/3/2012

12:00 AM

Take some evidence of your teaching with you - plans materials activs - a portfolio #Eltchat Impress!!

leoselivan

5/3/2012

12:00 AM

@reasons4 not smart funky - funky funky :) #eltchat

DinaDobrou

5/3/2012

12:01 AM

@leoselivan Haha, wicked! :P #ELTchat

RoyaCaviglia

5/3/2012

12:01 AM

Body language, tried mirroring the interviewer? Seemed to work when I tried it out..Not very natural I suppose, but I got the job! #eltchat

rliberni

5/3/2012

12:01 AM

RT @antoniaclare: It's a cliche, but...try to be yourself #eltchat

reasons4

5/3/2012

12:01 AM

RT @RoyaCaviglia: Decent handshake! #eltchat agreed firm but not finger breaking I hate finger breaking

Oli_Hijacks

5/3/2012

12:01 AM

Bring your own LP's show ability to create authentic materials and adapt from course books #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/3/2012

12:01 AM

RT @antoniaclare: Talk about your hopes and ambitions - what you would like to become #eltchat > but not take over that ptcl school :-D

antoniaclare

5/3/2012

12:01 AM

It's a cliche, but...try to be yourself #eltchat

DinaDobrou

5/3/2012

12:01 AM

@esolcourses Agree, Sue. + they need 2 b able to work well with rest of team.But every little detail counts if aiming at excellence.#ELTchat

bethcagnol

5/3/2012

12:01 AM

Don't hesitate to say NO! #ELTchat

elawassell

5/3/2012

12:02 AM

RT @Marisa_C:@antoniaclare: Talk about your hopes & ambitions - what you would like to become > but not take over that ptcl school  #ELTchat

picaroworld

5/3/2012

12:02 AM

Nice! RT @shaznosel: @Marisa_C @picaroworld @teacherphili Agree - infact I only use twitter on a weds night! #eltchat

reasons4

5/3/2012

12:02 AM

RT @RoyaCaviglia: Decent handshake! #eltchat but how do you test your own handshake? Is there an app for that?

bethcagnol

5/3/2012

12:03 AM

Don't hide from talking salary. You're added value is worth defending. #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/3/2012

12:03 AM

@leoselivan omg u would have blinded me  #eltchat

reasons4

5/3/2012

12:03 AM

RT @leoselivan: @reasons4 orange trousers green shirt and a polka dot tie #eltchat you're fired

esolcourses

5/3/2012

12:03 AM

twitter seems to have frozen again 4 umpteenth time, so I'll take that as my cue to say thanks for another gr8 #ELTchat - catch you l8tr :-)

RoyaCaviglia

5/3/2012

12:03 AM

@reasons4 Yes, balance is important. I think finger breaking is better than a wet lettuce! ugh... #eltchat

leoselivan

5/3/2012

12:03 AM

@reasons4 orange trousers green shirt and a polka dot tie #eltchat

aClilToClimb

5/3/2012

12:03 AM

@leoselivan yea, and that was early! LOL #eltchat #eltchat

antoniaclare

5/3/2012

12:03 AM

RT @Marisa_C: My trainees who take portfolios of excellence with them report they get an excellent response in interviews #eltchat

agarridodiez

5/3/2012

12:04 AM

@bethcagnol Agree. I also use this BASIC Excel to inform other teachers & parents about class progression with real graphics #ELTChat

antoniaclare

5/3/2012

12:04 AM

RT @esolcourses: twitter seems to have frozen again 4 umpteenth time, so I'll take that as my cue to say thanks for gr8 #ELTchat - me too

shaznosel

5/3/2012

12:04 AM

@antoniaclare @Marisa_C for sure - you're showing what you can do not what you say you can- proof is in the pudding! #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/3/2012

12:04 AM

RT @Oli_Hijacks: know thy stuff, be prepared to answer grammar points concisely #ELTchat > Yes absolutely!

SophiaMav

5/3/2012

12:04 AM

RT @bethcagnol: Dont hide from talking salary. Youre added value is worth defending. #ELTchat

Oli_Hijacks

5/3/2012

12:04 AM

know thy stuff, be prepared to answer grammar points concisely #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/3/2012

12:04 AM

RT @bethcagnol: Don't hide from talking salary. You're added value is worth defending. #ELTchat > but do not be UN reasonable either

RoyaCaviglia

5/3/2012

12:04 AM

@reasons4 #Eltchat Practise on a colleague? :)

RoyaCaviglia

5/3/2012

12:05 AM

@Marisa_C @bethcagnol #eltchat Talk about salary in the interview or later once they've offered you the job?

bethcagnol

5/3/2012

12:05 AM

@Marisa_C agreed. Tchrs should do market research to know the local rate, but also we desperately need to increase it #together #ELTchat

shaznosel

5/3/2012

12:05 AM

@reasons4 @RoyaCaviglia it's called weightlifting! #eltchat

DinaDobrou

5/3/2012

12:05 AM

RT @antoniaclare: Talk about your hopes and ambitions - what you would like to become #eltchat

rliberni

5/3/2012

12:05 AM

OK gr8 discussion some good tips thanks to amazing co-mods @Marisa_C and @Shaunwilden #eltchat

DinaDobrou

5/3/2012

12:05 AM

RT @RoyaCaviglia: Decent handshake! #eltchat

leoselivan

5/3/2012

12:06 AM

@Marisa_C @reasons4 I'd do this just to provoke reaction - a sociopsychological study if you like. Anyway not looking for a job atm #eltchat

shaznosel

5/3/2012

12:06 AM

@SophiaMav @bethcagnol that is the sacry bit - do I or don't I??!!#ELTCHAT

Marisa_C

5/3/2012

12:06 AM

@RoyaCaviglia difficult to answer - my instinct suggests wait for a favourable sign first  #eltchat

toulasklavou

5/3/2012

12:06 AM

goodnight everyone, thnks for your great ideas:)#eltchat

vickyloras

5/3/2012

12:06 AM

#ELTChat Great topic tonight - thanks to @rliberni @Marisa_C and @Shaunwilden for moderating!

hartle

5/3/2012

12:06 AM

Backache, large classes and HootCourse in theΒ classroom | @scoopit http://t.co/y2fG0APP #eltchat

bethcagnol

5/3/2012

12:06 AM

RT @rliberni: OK gr8 discussion some good tips thanks to amazing co-mods @Marisa_C and @Shaunwilden #eltchat

shaznosel

5/3/2012

12:07 AM

@toulasklavou I lost you for a while babe! Night!!!#eltchat

bethcagnol

5/3/2012

12:07 AM

@RoyaCaviglia @marisa_c Try to find out the salary before the interview. Then negotiate if offered the job if appropriate. #ELTchat

DinaDobrou

5/3/2012

12:07 AM

RT @vickyloras: #ELTChat Great topic tonight - thanks to @rliberni @Marisa_C and @Shaunwilden for moderating! > Indeed!

CELT_Athens

5/3/2012

12:07 AM

@leoselivan relieved #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/3/2012

12:08 AM

groan #eltchat

SophiaMav

5/3/2012

12:08 AM

RT @Marisa_C: OK folks that was the end of this #ELtchat!!! Thanks to all for joining and sharing some great tips!!!! Excellent! #ELTchat

Marisa_C

5/3/2012

12:08 AM

Now - which angelic #eltchatter will offer to do this great summary? Your blog will broan by the traffic I promise #eltchat

bethcagnol

5/3/2012

12:08 AM

@shaznosel @sophiamav Re: salary: I look at it this way: it's not scary for them. Then why should it be scary for me? #ELTchat

elawassell

5/3/2012

12:08 AM

RT @vickyloras: #ELTChat Great topic tonight - thanks to @rliberni @Marisa_C and @Shaunwilden for moderating! #ELTchat

RoyaCaviglia

5/3/2012

12:08 AM

RT @antoniaclare: Try to talk to other teachers as the school, to get an idea of what it's like to work there #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/3/2012

12:08 AM

OK folks that was the end of this #ELtchat!!! Thanks to all for joining and sharing some great tips!!!! Excellent!

vickyloras

5/3/2012

12:09 AM

@DinaDobrou @shaznosel @toulasklavou @marisa_c @sophiamav Kalinichta polla filakia koukles!!! #ELTChat

Marisa_C

5/3/2012

12:09 AM

RT @DinaDobrou: @shaznosel @toulasklavou @Marisa_C @vickyloras @SophiaMav  Kalinixta latries! xx #ELTchat Mwwwaaahkia

Oli_Hijacks

5/3/2012

12:09 AM

Very helpful, thanks for some top tips, marked and noted. #ELTchat

SophiaMav

5/3/2012

12:09 AM

RT @DinaDobrou: RT @vickyloras:Great topic tonight - thanks to @rliberni @Marisa_C and @Shaunwilden for moderating! > Indeed! #ELTchat

DinaDobrou

5/3/2012

12:09 AM

@shaznosel @toulasklavou @Marisa_C @vickyloras @SophiaMav  Kalinixta latries! xx #ELTchat

shaznosel

5/3/2012

12:09 AM

time to sleep! Night and thanks to all! #eltchat

Fuertesun

5/3/2012

12:09 AM

RT @Marisa_C: Now - which angelic #eltchatter will offer to do this great summary? Your blog will broan by the traffic I promise #eltchat -

reasons4

5/3/2012

12:09 AM

@leoselivan #eltchat but you called it funky???????  For me funky is MA nice black suit a pencil tie a pork pie hat and sunglasses :-)

Marisa_C

5/3/2012

12:10 AM

Will put up transcript soon - still waiting for offers for a summary #eltchat - pls let me know if you can do

bethcagnol

5/3/2012

12:10 AM

@shaznosel @sophiamav Teach a tough class with rowdy sts or adults. That will help. ;-) #ELTchat

shaznosel

5/3/2012

12:10 AM

@bethcagnol @sophiamav you're right - I have to be more assertive!! #eltchat

bethcagnol

5/3/2012

12:11 AM

@shaznosel I see you're working towards the DELTA. There's an added value right there. Make it pay for itself down the road. #ELTchat

RoyaCaviglia

5/3/2012

12:11 AM

@Marisa_C Thank you all and good night! That was my first #eltchat. I look forward to participating in many more... ciao :)

elawassell

5/3/2012

12:11 AM

@Marisa_C Since I suggested the topic -IF NOBODY else offers I can try to put it to a summary! (somehow unable to DM you) #ELTchat

teacherphili

5/3/2012

12:11 AM

Thanks all. A couple of great #ELTchat sessions today.

Marisa_C

5/3/2012

12:13 AM

@elawassell no sure why cos we follow each other - lovely thanks!!! #ELTchat

leoselivan

5/3/2012

12:13 AM

thank you to the moderators good night #eltchat - oops! forgotten bout my laundry

Marisa_C

5/3/2012

12:14 AM

@RoyaCaviglia thaks hope to see u soon u did really well for a first timer! #eltchat

Marisa_C

5/3/2012

12:15 AM

Thank you all!  for a really great #ELTchat - It could have been quite boring u know but wasn't!  Great tips and good fun to talk to u all

 

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