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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Gissa job..... by tommie on 2004-02-21 21:46:22

So have you done all that you can to secure your position? Is there nothing more now to do but wait? Have you applied for several positions until you get a commitment from one? And what will you be teaching?

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Gissa job..... by Kid on 2004-02-23 15:16:16  |  Reply to this
  In order - not through any reason than each part is an equally important part of your original question.

1. Yes - my form is filled in, application submitted to my referee, and though he isn't the fastest reacting man in the world, he's given me assurances he tackles these things early.
2. Well, I can read a bit, ask for experience in schools watching teaching, and I can even get my finances sorted, but nothing directly left for me to do.
3. I've applied for 4 unis, but only 2 I can get to, and only one I want to go to, really....if I get to one of the others? I'll tackle that if I come to it.
4. English. 11-18 year olds, but I think it starts 11-16. Both language and literature which is my weak spot, really.
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Gissa job..... by tommie on 2004-02-24 06:33:29  |  Reply to this
  Help me understand here... you say you've applied for 4 "unis"; I take it you mean universities? The age group to which you refer corresponds more to what we call secondary or high school. Will you be teaching in a university? How does that work in Britain? And what level of university degree do you have? Here, we have a bachelor degree, which normally takes 4 years, after which, one may go on to get a masters or doctorate.
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Gissa job..... by Kid on 2004-02-24 12:55:16  |  Reply to this
  Ah, in that case, yes - I'll clarify.

I'm 21, and have my bachelor degree (A BA). I'm applying to universities again (the same institutions run post-graduate study here) to do what is a 'Post-Graduate Certificate in Education' - anything else not correlate?