Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Wild, Wild West – the development of Multi Academy Trusts

I’m the CEO of a small MAT, currently two small secondary schools that were previously part of a hard Federation. My job...

The qualities of a tip-top teacher

Teachers, what would we do without them? Often we don’t understand the vitalness of these exceptional human beings until we are adults...

9 reasons to rethink the CCS Supply framework…..

In the last few weeks, I have been asked by several MATs and at least 10 CEOs of Education recruiters, THE SAME...
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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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Top Tips for Teaching Assistants

If you’re reading this, you’re probably working as, or thinking about becoming, a teaching assistant. Having worked as a teaching assistant and learning support...
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5 Supply Teacher Wellbeing Tips

Supply teaching can be pretty tough. You spend your week working across different schools, running from classroom to classroom providing cover for classes of...
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How to Manage Your Supply Teaching Without Agencies

7am. You’ve got up, got dressed and had some breakfast. You pre-packed your lunch last night and now you’re just waiting on that call...
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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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What I’ve Learnt Being a Supply Teacher

This time last year I found myself in between jobs for a term. This was an unexpected and new experience for me, as I...
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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...