Career planning is not an one-time initiative. You have to be constantly involved in career planning based on the evolving market conditions to have an impact on your teacher interview and succeed in your teaching career.
Here are some steps you can initiate to develop a career plan that would enable you to move up the ladder professionally:
Ensure that your CV is up-to-date
A vital step in planning for a future career is to leverage opportunities. Learning to write your CV and ensuring it is kept up-to-date is an excellent idea.
Reflect on your career progress
Reflecting on your career progress definitely helps to increase productivity and performance. Think about career progression and how you can improve things in the future. Once you set your career goals, it becomes easier to plan your career.
Maintain a record of Your achievements
Maintaining a record of career achievements would not only be useful for building the CV, but also for career planning.
Identify your transferable skills
Identifying transferrable skills could enable you to shift from one role to another. Maintain a list of transferrable skills that you can add to the CV. Again, do research on skills that you wish to gain based on your career goal. Then create a plan to achieve the long-term career objectives.
Explore new opportunities for learning
Learning is a constant process. Identify training opportunities that would further your career. If the school offers professional development opportunities, make use of them.
Learn from others
Maintain relationships with leaders within the educational domain, attend conferences, and network professionally. This would enable you to learn from successful people.
Constantly reviewing and planning your career progression would make you better prepared for overcoming uncertainties. Plan and drive your career proactively, but also be ready for the unexpected