Head Teacher Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Education

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Head Teacher Skills List in Education

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Head Teacher role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Head Teacher job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 62% of Head Teacher job descriptions contained qts as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

qts
62%
teacher
47%
teaching
47%
education
47%
ks1
39%
ks2
39%
nqt
39%
primary teacher
39%
primary teaching
39%
school teacher
39%
supply teaching
39%
academics
39%
ect
39%
essex
39%
eyfs
39%
sen
24%
great dunmow
24%
harlow
24%
secondary
16%
leadership
16%
braintree
16%
chelmsford
16%
enfield
16%
colchester
16%
london
16%
schools direct
8%
teacher of english
8%
drama
8%
drama teacher
8%
teacher training
8%
theatre
8%
art
8%
teaching assistant
8%
performing arts
8%
behaviour management
8%
performing arts teacher
8%
qualified teacher
8%
business studies
8%
geography
8%
secondary school
8%
classroom management
8%
basildon
8%
history
8%
special education
8%
pgce
8%
rs
8%
brentwood
8%
learning support
8%
ipswich
8%
religious
8%
religious education
8%
business studies teacher
8%
religious education teacher
8%
english teacher
8%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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