South East Recorder ISSUE 16 - Page 56

CV Masterclass East London based company requires locally based contractors to carry out domestic maintenance work (including out of hours) in the East London, Southend and Basildon area. This is not a full time position but our portfolio is growing so would provide an additional workflow to the right contractor who can provide multi trade services including gas safe engineers. Please respond via email to or call 0208 591 5161 for further information We all need and use our CV. A personal document detailing your likes, your achievements and your previous experience, it is the first thing that potential employers will see when you apply for a job. A good CV will contain the following sections: An Interview with a Recruitment Officer So you’ve been invited for an interview? Congratulations, it means that the recruiter has been impressed with your CV; this is your second chance at helping yourself stand out from the other applicants. Below we’ve included some of our top tips: * Personal Details – this will include your full name, date of birth, home address and any contact details including a contact * Plan ahead and when asked for your number and/or email address. strengths and successes, tailor them to the role you’ve applied for, giving * Qualifications – Have a list of grades and examples relating to the role in question. subjects that you’ve achieved qualifications in. * In your interview, be well presented and relaxed. Be confident that you can * Work Experience – Simply list any competently fill that role and show a relevant work experience that you have. willingness to learn. Make sure to mention specifically what it was you did there. * Develop a rapport with your potential * Activities and Interests – This is your employer. Show that you have a sense of chance to let your potential employer see humour and that you’re capable of getting you as an individual. Try to include some along with others. social activities to show you are a team player. * Additional Information – You may have a driving licence or the ability to speak a foreign language. All is relevant. * Great time keeping is important. Being late for your interview says it all but arriving far too early can leave your interviewer feeling pressured to see you as soon as possible. ST. JOSEPH’S CONVENT SCHOOL, WANSTEAD REQUIRE: HEAD’S PA/ SCHOOL SECRETARY FROM: JANUARY 2018 St. Joseph's is an independent girls’ day school with 150 pupils aged between 3 and 11. The school is situated on the edges of North East London and Wanstead, with easy access to both country and city. St. Joseph’s was founded in 1918 by the Sisters of Mercy to provide quality education to girls from the vicinity of the school in Wanstead, East London. The school now incorporates a purpose built Nursery, hall and Prep building. JOB DESCRIPTION The PA reports directly to and provides all administrative and personal assistance to the Head. The PA will also provide some administrative support to St. Joseph’s Senior Management Team. You will be required to work with minimal supervi- sion and have the ability to provide a good client service. The ability to be discreet, reliable, punctual, motivated and hard-working is essential, as is being able to multi-task and prioritise your workload. The School Secretary role provides administrative support for all aspects of the school’s activities. The role is 5 days per week - 8am – 4.30 pm 40 weeks per year; salary will depend on experience and qualifications. Application packs are available by contacting the School Business Manager, Mrs. Juffs by e-mail request to or by calling 020 8989 4700 CLOSING DATE: 13TH NOVEMBER 2017; INTERVIEWS TO BE HELD DURING W/C 20TH NOVEMBER 2017 St. Joseph’s Convent School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to pre-employments checks including a health check, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.