YSJ graduates are offered lifelong careers guidance from the LaunchPad Careers team, including a range of support to help them to make the most of their unique skills and experiences. 

The Careers team are able assist in many ways, including: 

  • Working out what ‘success’ means to you and what your next steps could be to achieve this. 
  • Effectively marketing yourself in CVs, job applications and interviews, including for further study. 
  • Individualised coaching and guidance during your search for employment and throughout your career.
  • Access to LaunchPad Online to book Careers Guidance appointments, discover upcoming webinars and events, and search for work experience or job opportunities.

You can find more information at: https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/careers-and-placements/

Hints & Tips

TES: An NQT Guide to Landing your First Job

NEU: Finding Your First Teaching Job

Careers session focusing on applying for teaching jobs 21.09.21

The information below is from our YSJ Careers Advisor, Matt Jones, who led a bespoke session focusing on applying for teaching jobs for our ECTs searching for employment. We hope that you will find these resources useful.

LaunchPad – Top Tips for CV Writing

LaunchPad – Writing Cover Letters & Supporting Statements

LaunchPad – Recruitment Success

Prospects – CVs & Cover Letters

Prospects – Interview Tips

Keeping us updated

Please keep us updated with your employment details.  Once you have secured your first teaching post, please complete the form below and return to us via email.  Once we have these details, we will ensure that your ECT pack containing your CEDP, final reference and grading letter are sent to your employing school.  These documents help to ensure a smooth transition into your teaching career.