GCSE Results Day 2019 is on Thursday August 22nd. As a teacher, here are some thing you shouldn’t do when interacting with parents and nervous students. Continue reading GCSE Results Day: What Not to Do
You’ll recognise this dilemma: you’re feeling, frankly, terrible. Whether it is an aching head, a cold that has you in its clutches or a throat that feels like your swallowing razor blades. Maybe you are exhausted, struggling to focus and … Continue reading Health: Why It’s OK For Teachers to Take a Day Off
Debi offers her advice for parents and teachers who’re worried about young people forming new relationships. Debi draws on her many years of experience as a pastoral manager and teacher in secondary schools in East Kent. In this instance, the advice … Continue reading Can You Spot a Child in an Abusive Relationship?
Even if you have been teaching a while, writing an application for a new role can seem just as daunting as when you wrote your first application all those years ago. Here are some tips for writing applications: Action with impact Make sure everything you include in your application also includes the impact that action had. Delivered intervention to a small group? Include information about the progress they made, with data if possible. Supported the school concert? Make sure you mention how this developed student relationships, school-to-home relationships or your understanding of health and safety. Be specific You have to … Continue reading Top Tips: Applying for Jobs
NQT Advice: Handy to know! Whether you’ve simply got an NQT joining the department or you’re taking on an NQT as a mentor, it’s always handy to have a little NQT advice to hand for when things start getting a … Continue reading NQT Advice: Five Things to Tell Your NQT