Skip to main content

(094) 9020700  |
Eircode: F23HX48

Find a Course:


Using LAOS While Securing Leadership Jobs - The STAR Technique and LAOS

Objective:  To address teachers’ concerns and acknowledge their fears about rejection and putting themselves out there. To build on what they know about the Looking at Our Schools Document for leadership interviews in education.

Guide for the session:

  • Speak directly to the concerns of teachers who are aspiring school leaders – acknowledge their fears around the lack of time, mindset, burnout, fear of rejection, feeling stuck etc.
  • Reveal information that they didn’t know before…
  • Understanding LAOS – breaking up the LAOS statements to understand them clearly
  • The importance of open questions when preparing for leadership interviews

(to inspire new awareness’s and bigger picture thinking).

  • Developing a flexible mindset when reflecting on LAOS
  • Exploring leadership as ‘being’ rather than a leadership role as ‘doing’ tasks and roles
  • Professional development and growth opportunities - Explain how leaders can further develop their skills and expand their impact on students, staff, and the community.
  • Reflecting on results: model sample results from the STAR technique and showcase their authentic results in an interview.
  • Q&A: Address common questions and concerns related to the recruitment process.
  • Summarise the key takeaways from the webinar.


Orla Dempsey Coaching

A Little About Me

I am the Teacher Promotion Coach. I work with teachers who are happy in their jobs - to transition to AP, DP and Principal roles. I use a unique blend of marketing, coaching and mentoring skills - along with my experience as a Primary School Teacher to help teachers. They quickly realise that their old approaches and mindsets for preparing for interviews have been holding them back and I help bring them to career success! For more information check out

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 19-10-2023 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 19-10-2023
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 19-10-2023 11:00 am
Fee Free
Number Hours 1
Speaker Orla Dempsey
Location Online Course

Log in to book.
New users create an account