Miss B Have
About MeI'm a languages teacher, at least I'm trying to be. One of the many recent PGCE graduates unable to complete their NQT year. In the mean time I'm on supply, meaning I go where I'm sent, teach what I'm told to but on the up side, don't have to plan or mark. Every cloud has a silver lining :).
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I have often said that if there was one thing that the department for education could do for newly qualified teachers it would be to bring in a centralised application form for all job seeking teachers to use. I have … Continue reading
Still in my maternity cover job. I’m finding it difficult, especially as the job hunting has to start in earnest again soon as she’ll be wanting her job back at some point before January. Still, I’m pleased to be going … Continue reading
Good news! A maternity cover. Starting next week. I will no longer be an NQT! Hooray!
I have nothing to add and nothing to say, but I thought I should just drop a line as it has been months since I wrote anything. I’m job hunting as much as ever. I’ve had one job interview (an … Continue reading
With exam results time upon us, a lot of newspaper inches has been given up to the news that girls have pulled ahead of boys in their GCSE results. See the TES, the Independent, the Guardian and the BBC for … Continue reading
Well, the summer holidays are upon me and I still don’t have a sniff of work for September. To make matters worse, there also doesn’t seem to be any other sort of work around. I’m applying for JSA, but I … Continue reading
Just in case you were wondering, I didn’t get the job. I think it was the right job but not quite at the right time for me. Never mind – just keep swimming.
Did you know that for every female character in a children’s film there are three male? How about that in group scenes this ratio becomes 5 males to every female? No? Me neither. Well I had an inkling, but the … Continue reading
Hooray! I was starting to believe that my application technique was seriously flawed and that I would never get a job! Seems I was wrong. Thank goodness! Especially as this is a job I never thought I’d even be considered … Continue reading