Working with an agency

Teachers join supply agencies for a range of reason; they are NQT’s looking to gain experience, experienced teachers looking to improve their work/life balance or teachers with other commitments to fit in such as childcare. The rise in teaching supply agencies over the last 10 years has been dramatic and continues to rise. Many schools now look to agencies for recruitment as well as daily … Continue reading Working with an agency

You know you’re a teacher when…

You know you’re a teacher when… This excites you… and these post-it notes…  … Oh baby…  You correct (or want to correct) everyone’s spelling and grammar- especially on Facebook …’People need to mind they’re own business…’ I think you mean ‘their own business’ you find yourself thinking! The word ‘reports’ and ‘data’ make you want to curl up into a ball and slowly rock back and … Continue reading You know you’re a teacher when…

Writing a great CV- for teachers

What Makes a Great CV? We know that often when applying for teaching positions you have to fill in an application form instead of submitting a CV. However, if you are looking for long-term and permanent positions, there are still occasions when you will need to be able to write a great CV. One that really shows off your attributes, sells your personality and reveals … Continue reading Writing a great CV- for teachers

World Book Day Quiz…now with answers

Name that book! Test your knowledge of books by guessing the book that the quotes below have been taken from. Can you name them all? 1. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” Dr. Seuss, Oh! The Places You’ll Go 2. “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of … Continue reading World Book Day Quiz…now with answers

Supporting Supply within your school

Supporting Supply As the owner of a supply agency and a primary school teacher, I spend time teaching in the schools that we work with for a number of reasons: to keep in touch with the developments within teaching, to get to know the staff and the children, to experience the style and environment of each school and finally, because I love teaching! This hands-on … Continue reading Supporting Supply within your school