How to write a teaching CV for primary teachers

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How to write a teaching CV for primary teachers
Primary school teachers master many disciplines. (Getty Images)

Unlike most educators, primary or elementary school teachers must be experts in a variety of disciplines and school-related activities. They must be maths teachers and English teachers, event planners and guidance counsellors. When applying for a primary school position, you must find a way to indicate to potential employers that you have a wide range of educational talents. A well-written teaching CV gives primary school teachers an opportunity to demonstrate the diversity of their classroom skills and abilities.

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    List all your personal contact information. Make your name the most prominent feature of your contact information.

  2. 2

    Detail your educational background from your most recent to your earliest post-secondary schooling. Include the subject (or subjects) of your study and resulting grades for each institution.

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    Detail your teaching background from your most recent to your earliest teaching experience.

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    Write a detailed description of your roles and responsibilities at each teaching job you've had. Emphasise a diverse array of abilities, from curriculum writing and planning to classroom management.

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    List any additional job experience you have that could help you in the classroom.

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    List your various areas of expertise that could benefit a primary school environment. For example: activity organisation, computer literacy, and physical education, among other skills.

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    List any awards or accomplishments you have achieved during your schooling or job experience, such as fellowships, promotions or similar honours.

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