Subbing CV

There is a huge shortage of substitute teachers available at the moment so the INTO recommended that final year students should get their teaching council numbers asap. This blogpost is just to share some ideas about what to include in a substitute CV.

New Room

As many of you know, I moved rooms this week. I had been sharing with two other teachers since September but the noise levels were too much for the children I was working with so we had to come up with a different arrangement. I spent most of the last week organising my resources and […]

Switching Off

Mid – term at last, I think that was the longest term for this year. I think everyone was exhausted the last week – both children and teachers! I had a hectic last week as I was moving rooms but I think that is nearly sorted now! I suppose I’m writing this post to talk […]

Does a ‘perfect’ school exist?

What is a perfect school? Is there really such a thing? I’ve worked in lots of different schools both as a substitute teacher and as a member of staff and to be honest I think every school has lots of positives and some negatives too. I look back fondly on some of the schools I’ve […]

Assessment Folder

This blogpost was written last year as I was preparing for teaching 3rd class. I’m in the process of making my assessment folder. Every teacher needs an assessment folder for their class.

Lidl; School Supplies

Special buys in Lidl this week are school supplies. Unfortunately the early bird catches the worm and I was too late so lots of things were sold out by the time I got there. Here are some of the offers.

Its All About Who You Know… Or Is It?

I know theres hundreds/thousands of teachers sitting down in front of their laptops today sending off another batch of standard application forms, copies of certificates, references, copies of degrees etc. and I know how disheartening it can be when all you get back is ‘Thanks but no thanks’. I think this is always made worse […]