Supporting the independent education community


Are you in your final year of a teaching degree?

Have you started applying for jobs?

Do you need some advice?

Ace the Interview is an online forum for beginner teachers where you get to ask the question to a panel of experienced principals. 

Topics we will cover include:

  • What is a principal looking for in a CV
  • How to prepare for the interview
  • Tips on handling the interview
  • What you might expect in your first year on the job

The Panel includes:

  • Sidonie Coffey (Principal, Holy Family Primary Newcastle)
  • Barbara Fitzgerald (Principal, Korowal School Hazelbrook)
  • Phil Gane (Former Principal, De La Salle College, Cronulla)
  • Lisa McSweeney (Principal, St Edward’s Primary, South Tamworth)


You must be a member of the IEU to participate to this event. Student can join the Union for free: 


Please email Marie-Claude Guilbault on or call 1800 467 943 or 02 8202 8900 if you are not able to use RSVP button.




17 Sep 2020


6:00 pm - 7:30 pm