Category Archives: Bookings

Biological Warfare

Two days ago I was enthusing about how lovely it is working with young children in the run-up to Christmas. I take it all back.     The little rotters have given me GERMS!!!  

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Supply Teaching

Supply teachers, in terms of behaviour, usually get a raw deal. In an ideal world, the agency calls at 7:30am, and we arrive at school by 8:30am, some schools even ask for 8:15am. We are handed an information pack upon … Continue reading

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What do I know? I’m only supply.

I’ve taken a break from this blog for a while, having decided that my (rather long) holiday time was going to be devoted to that and that alone. I reasoned that if I’d been blogging, I’d be thinking about work … Continue reading

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A half-day pay

Today I had a half-day booking. Increasingly, I find that schools are booking supply teachers only for the lessons that need covering. I can understand why this is from the school’s point of view, but it makes the supply teacher’s … Continue reading

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A New School

I’m about to start a new part-time long-term supply post. I’ll be working in an inner-city primary school, covering management time for the assistant head. Well, one of the assistant heads, anyway. My agency had asked me if I would … Continue reading

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