Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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How to Survive Student Panel Interviews

So you’ve applied for a promising teaching job and the school are impressed with your application. You’ve been invited to an interview with the...
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How to Ace Your Teaching Assistant Interview

So you’ve been invited to an interview for a job as a teaching assistant- congratulations! Working as a teaching assistant can be very rewarding...
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Why Supply Teaching is Better Than Going Permanent

With the current pressures facing teachers including mounting workloads, accountability measures and reforms, many are turning to other professions or considering supply teaching. And...
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How to Discuss Sensitive Topics at School

We live in a world that is overwhelming for many young people and this can often lead to students asking difficult questions. It is...

Three ways to strengthen your relationship with teaching assistants

Amidst the marking, the planning, and the preparation, I have been known to struggle with planning for my teaching assistant. Especially in light of...
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What’s in My Bag: The Essential Supply Teaching Tools

Supply teachers are a diverse bunch and have varying approaches to entering a new school. Some supply teachers need no more than a strong...
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10 Things Every Teaching Assistant Needs in Their Bag

Working as a teaching assistant is an incredibly rewarding job where you get the opportunity to make a difference to children’s lives every day....
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Five Ways to Avoid Teacher Burnout

Stress is a big problem for teachers, with workloads increasing and greater accountability measures, many are struggling to cope. The first thing to know...
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Supply Teaching Tips: The Supply Teacher’s Survival Guide

Whether you’re a new or aspiring teacher looking to expand your experience or an experienced teacher fed up with the admin of permanent teaching,...
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Holiday Homework: How much is too much?

The summer holidays have begun and that means ditching the textbooks for buckets and spades and swapping school uniforms for swimming costumes. When you’re...