In this episode a soon-to-be-newly-certified teacher receives step-by-step guidance on crafting a powerful résumé from an international teacher consultant. Jacqueline Mallais, M.Ed., M.A., is a former international teacher and school leader with over 20 years of experience in six countries on four continents. Originally from Ottawa, Canada, now living in beautiful Guadalajara, Mexico, she offers consulting services to teachers looking for personal help and guidance on their job search journey. Since heading overseas in 1996, Jacqueline has helped many teachers secure amazing opportunities abroad.
Hannah Ormond is a graduate student at the University of Georgia, where she will graduate with her Master’s degree in elementary education in May 2023. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Hannah now lives in Athens, GA., where she works as a substitute teacher at local elementary schools while she completes her coursework. Hannah enjoys baking, spending time with her friends and family, and reading a good book when she is not teaching. Hannah had her first international teaching experience in the Fall of 2021 when she completed her student teaching for her undergraduate degree at an international school in Thessaloniki, Greece. Hannah has always loved to travel and has often considered teaching abroad. Her teaching experience in Greece solidified her dream to become an international educator.
Our guiding question was, “what is a consultancy session for an international teaching candidate?” The focus of this episode is on designing an effective CV.
Jacqueline reviewed Hannah’s CV in this episode, giving her feedback, providing a framework and tips to highlight her experiences and strengths.
This episode was recorded on January 18, 2023.
Category: Recruiting Jacqueline’s Contact Information: Her website is JPMint Consulting. Contact Jacqueline at JPMintConsulting@gmail.com.
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The Consortium of Overseas Student Teaching (COST) program is a collaboration of 16 colleges and universities in the United States that provides opportunities for teacher candidates to student teach overseas. Listen to our interview with Dr. Danielle Carrier to learn more about the program.