Category Archives: Life Reorganisation

Treading Water

The reason I don’t post often isn’t because I have nothing to write, but rather the opposite. A lot of things occur to me, but because of the mass of ideas none of them end up written. At the moment … Continue reading

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Wishing my life away

As I said in an earlier post, I’ve lost a lot of the enthusiasm I had as a new teacher. The reasoning for this is, I believe, that I’ve gotten tired of waiting for my teaching career to start. I … Continue reading

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Boredom

This is the unemployed supply teacher’s biggest enemy, so I thought I’d share a few tips for alleviating the boredom. Worthy things: Clean the kitchen, tidy the dining room, hoover, bake cakes for a grateful husband, trawl TES for new … Continue reading

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I’m totally knackered!

School is great, I love it, I’m having a great time but I can’t remember the last time I was so exhausted.

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Eek! Wish me luck.

Right, I’ve got my first teaching interview tomorrow. Audition lesson planned.   Check! Transport arranged.   Check! Butterflies in stomach.    Triple check! I’ll let you know how it goes. EDIT! Didn’t get it, but actually I’m not devastated. The school was … Continue reading

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So much stuff!

Oh my god! I had no idea that we had so much stuff. We’ve lived in a two bedroom flat for the last two years and we are having an absolute nightmare trying to pack it all! We’ve hired a … Continue reading

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Yes, I know, I’m terrible!

So sorry, I know it’s been two weeks since my last blog entry, but I was very busy with my French course (plus, I spent every day doing french grammar, it doesn’t make for interesting reading) and the practicalities of … Continue reading

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Situation update take, erm, what number am I up to?

Right! To do list progress! Today I managed to get my request for a certificate of good conduct signed, stamped and in the post. It’s cost cheques for £12 and £10.30 as well as 72p postage. Just have to wait … Continue reading

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Hooray!

Good news – I received a letter accepting me onto the French booster course in August. This is good news because it means I can meet the conditions of my offer. It is bad news because it means three weeks … Continue reading

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Getting there

Another situation update – I’m now officially checked and cleared. I am not a criminal! By this I mean of course that I got my enhanced disclosure CRB check back. However – I still need proof of good behaviour in … Continue reading

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