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Interview Tips from a Supply Teacher
Interview Tips from a Supply Teacher
As a long term supply teacher I probably experience job interviews on a more frequent basis than most people. We replace staff teachers for any period requests that the right candidate is fully qualified and capable to cover all aspects of school life. We need to be able to maintaining the same ethos, as well as good grades. Interviews can be a simple micro lesson observation or a more ‘f
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16/07/18
Supply Teaching: First Five Minutes
Supply Teaching: First Five Minutes
As any teacher knows, the first five minutes of your new class in a new school are critical and daunting, indeed with any new class, even in a familiar school. We want to build positive relationships, remain professional, set boundaries, learn personalities, and above all, get students learning. And the first five minutes can make or break this. The start can be smooth, organised, relaxing, fu
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05/07/18
When Your Class Makes You Want To Quit
When Your Class Makes You Want To Quit
Let’s face facts, if you are a teacher in any school there are days when you just want to quit your job and get on the first boat to Spain. Most generally, this is because you have one of those classes that could most aptly be described as a menace to one’s mental health. The class that will not be quiet long enough to give you the time of day. Rather than exiting the classroom
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29/06/18
Why I Chose to Teach Through Protocol Education
Why I Chose to Teach Through Protocol Education
Ray has been getting supply work from us for more than 9 years. He wrote this genuine blog about deciding between multiple agencies and why he has been loyal to Protocol Education since the beginning. As soon as I gained Qualified Teacher Status I was bombarded with Recruitment agency requests to sign up with them. Initially, I signed up with four agencies, two large companies, one medium and a
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21/06/18
Five Things You Need To Know About Living In A New English City
Five Things You Need To Know About Living In A New English City
"I moved part-time to England last year and have been lucky enough to live and work in a range of cities around the country. I arrived in the UK with no employment lined up, not knowing anyone and not really knowing what to do with myself. Within a few months I not only had a job within education, but I understood the public transport system, discovered my favourite grocery stores and even starte
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15/06/18
No More Skipping School With Protocol Education
No More Skipping School With Protocol Education
As part of Bristol’s Corporate Social Responsibility Project we have been running several attendance incentives across the schools we regularly work with – leading assemblies, creating displays and providing awards and prizes each term. In the past we have provided schools with certificates and prizes but this year we have got fully involved and it has made a huge difference! One o
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12/06/18
Keep Calm and Carry on Teaching
Keep Calm and Carry on Teaching
Managing students with challenging behaviour can seem impossible. This handy guide from Emma will hopefully give you some pointers in a right direction. Follow the planEnsure you are aware of the school behaviour policy and what actually happens in classrooms. Consistency of approach is essential, so find out what system is in place for sanctions and rewards, and make sure you use it correctly.
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06/06/18
Escape to the Country and ... Teach
Escape to the Country and ... Teach
With many of us wanting a different life style away from the hustle and bustle of the city, it may be tempting to consider a move away from it all. Emma's guide will help you to paint an idea of what you might face if you make that big step out to the country.  The Circle of LifeSeeing new life every Spring and hearing about lambing season from excited youngsters is a joy. As a teacher, be
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30/05/18
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