Covering a maternity leave

I’m currently covering a maternity leave until the summer holidays. Taking over from someone else can be particularly tricky – especially at this time of the year. The other teacher has already taught in his/her way, has routines set up, and has certain ways of doing things which the class are used to.When I first […]


I qualified in 2011 and sent approximately 1500 applications to schools in every inch of the country. I was willing to move to the back arse of no where as all I wanted was a teaching job and to get the dip done. I received rejection letters or emails daily and it was horrible. So […]

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