Working as a supply teacher is very rewarding, but there is no doubt that it can be a challenge at times. Look after yourself with these tips for better [...]
The situation: the school you've been booked in for on Thursday the 2nd of March has requested you dress up for World Book Day. Whilst racking your brain [...]
Why do we need to incorporate transitions into our teaching day and why is it important to master this as a teacher? Well, transitions are not simply a means [...]
When you walk into a school and classroom in the UK, you will now often be struck by how omnipresent Carol Dweck’s Growth Mindset messaging is. On classroom displays, [...]
Entering the real teaching work force for the first time came also the realisation that in order to pass my NQT induction period and keep abreast of the fast paced changes in education in Wales, I would need to make sure that I latched on to some critical and relevant CPD courses. But getting access to the right CPD wasn’t easy…
As teachers, supply or otherwise, we need to have a great way to manage our classrooms. It can be easy to assume that disciplining students who are off-task or misbehaving is the way to go, but it’s often ineffective.
Supply teaching is often a stepping stone into a more permanent role or a temporary break away for various reasons. So what can we do to increase our chances of moving into a more permanent position when the time is right?