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PhoebeFriends Sat 02-Mar-19 19:14:56

I looked around a school on Friday with a view to completing my application this weekend.
I asked the head about staff stability and why the vacancy had arisen (in a non confrontational way - honest). The vacancy is being covered on a temporary basis which made me think straight away - internal candidate, no point applying... anyway when I’ve gine online today to get the job number from the website the add has disappeared!
What are people thoughts on still applying - I thought the school was somewhere I could work but don’t want to waste time if it’s a done deal ( also I don’t have the job no.)
Application needs to be in on Monday so I can’t wait to phone the school first...

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rillette Sat 02-Mar-19 19:30:22

Similar happened to me and it disappeared because the vacancy was filled. No harm getting in touch with the office on Monday and checking though!

likeafishneedsabike Sat 02-Mar-19 21:35:02

This happened to me in a different way . . . Toured the school, applied, got a date for the interview, did the preparation, then the job pulled at 6pm the day before the interview! It was a budgeting issue as the head was overstaffing to prepare for increased intake.
In your situation I would probably email your CV and letter just in case.

voxnihili Tue 05-Mar-19 20:33:09

This happened to me. Luckily I'd taken a screen shot of the details and was still able to get the application in. Got invited for interview and discovered there was an internal candidate. I was disappointed as I'd worked so hard to prepare and really wanted the job. Anyway, I got the teaching job and some years later am on SLT there. If it's a job you really like the sound of I think you should apply.

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