Education Resources and Conference

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So you graduated with an Education related degree, but haven’t landed a job yet? Worry not! 

The Careers and Employability Service have loads for resources for you:

First of all: a guide to finding your first teaching job: Finding your first teaching job (PDF)

Applying for teaching jobs: Advice on Writing your CV (PDF)Writing a letter or personal statement (PDF) and top tips on acing your interview (PDF)

Not sure where you want to work? Here’s some information about different types of school: Types of school (PDF)

Congratulations! You landed a job! Here’s everything you need to know about Your NQT induction year (PDF)

Don’t fancy a permanent job? Have you considered supply work? Pros and Cons of Supply Work (PDF)

Don’t want to be a teacher? Here are some alternatives to teaching (PDF) as well as the more comprehensive AGCAS Education alternatives (2015) (PDF).

As part of our annual Education Conference, there will be an employer fair where you can meet various employers from the education sector. These will take place on Monday 17 October in Lancaster (11.30am-2.30pm in the Old Dining Hall), and on Tuesday 18 October in Carlisle (11.00am-2.00pm in the Learning Gateway, Fusehill Street).

Good luck, and remember that the Careers and Employability service is here for you, even after you graduate. Email to find out more.


‘Get A Job’ Opportunities Fair – Vacancies

Get a Job Fair

This week the Careers and Employability service ran their ‘Get A Job’ Opportunities fairs in Ambleside, Carlisle and Lancaster – here are the vacancies that were posted on the jobs boards:

Carlisle: Carlisle Vacancies (PDF) – download

Ambleside: Ambleside Vacancies (PDF) – download

Lancaster: Lancaster Vacancies (PDF) – download

We also have a part-time jobs leaflet available to download with lots of useful links and advice on finding part-time work: Part-time Work Handout (PDF) – download