Tips & Resources

Application Tips

  • Read the instructions carefully and follow them exactly.
  • As you complete the application, be thoughtful and take your time. This is part of the hiring process, so you want to make sure that you are representing yourself in a way that you would want future employers to see you.
  • Attach in the “Attachments” section all documentation regarding licensure, degrees, diplomas or transcripts to support your certifications and education.
  • Review your application for spelling and grammar.
  • Apply early and update as needed. Once your application is complete you will be able to attach it to each individual job that you are interested.

Reference Tips

  • When listing references on the application, list people that you have known for at least a year and that are willing to be listed and provide feedback to CMS. They should have some knowledge of your work ethic, professional experience, skills and abilities for the applied position. Former Managers, Supervisors and professors are ideal professional references.
  • Make sure you let your references know that they will be receiving an email from:
  • Included in the email will be a link to an electronic reference form which they will fill out. They must click on the link, fill out the form, select “Submit Reference Feedback,” enter their full name to electronically sign the form and then click the Submit button. Failing to follow these steps will result in the reference not being received.
  • You can check the status of your references through your online application. References that are listed as “pending” have not been completed. You can add additional references as you see necessary.

Interview Tips

  • Dress professionally.
  • Research the Wayne Township School for which you are applying.
  • Be prepared to listen and answer all questions in their entirety.
  • Be prepared for different interviewing styles such as behavioral or standard. Make sure when you are answering behavioral questions you describe the situation, relate the action that you took and then describe the result of those measures.
  • Embrace the opportunity to share your strengths and passion for the position you are seeking.