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Key Skills Series - Writing a CV

What is a CV? What is a resumé? How do you navigate through the internet’s vast range of often-contradictory advice? Session 2 of our highly-acclaimed Key Skills in Educational Settings series is aimed at younger/newer employees, but it’s also of interest to more experienced staff for their mentoring work, or even for their own needs.

  • Practical and supportive
  • Easily accessible
  • Based on the latest research
1 hour
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About this course

A fundamental idea in our leadership training is that Good leaders create more leaders - that is, we should strive to empower our colleagues to achieve their full potential. Sometimes that means moving on to ‘fresh pastures’, so it’s no surprise that our highly-acclaimed Key Skills in Educational Settings series includes sessions on CV writing, interview technique, and moving on to your next job. By watching this session you will explore:

  • Best practice on CV content and design
  • Things to avoid and non-negotiables to include
  • Keeping your CV up to date


  • NQTs, RQTs, and young people at the beginning of their career
  • Teachers and TAs as part of a performance management process
  • NQT mentors, line managers, senior leaders

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