Those who step into the profession do so with very humble intentions; changing the world one student at a time is a very noble goal that while seemingly impossible, is still achievable. This isn’t the dull hatred where you drag your feet and sigh at the grey day. I spent every night with a "task". Done being a teacher. My time at home is my own completely. I will consider going back, this time to primary, when I feel I can balance work and kids / life more easily. Sounds like a good agency you've got there, GampyWabbit. But I totally feel comfortable and myself the moment I am teaching and many people told me am good with teaching kids! Not sure what your subject is but I'd enquire and see if they have any openings. Supply teaching means that I could take half a day to go watch Ben’s ‘moving on’ assembly as he moved up to the juniors. Then Christmas was spent readying for Mocks, Easter was spent in school doing revision sessions, after school from January to May I was scheduled at revision club, and then in the "off" time once the examinees had gone, we were used as cover or off site work experience checkers in our "free" periods. There is a lot of flexibility with my schedule and I have been able to broaden my horizons both as a teacher and learner. Mum threw out my friend's belongings (yes I'm probably BU). Duties and Responsibilities of a Supply Teacher 2 B. You have to be very lucky to get a good posting... Miaow, I've just started doing some bits of supply. I have other skills, so how do I find my niche? I keep plugging them as they seem to tick every box for the kids. I get a proportion of what my salary would be if I were a full time teacher at my current rate of pay.I would be very, very grumpy if I were you, Oakmaiden. My job is making me ill. i think what i hate most is waiting for the phone to ring and then having the need to dash out once i get a job. Without a question, one of the top search results that sends people to my blog is “I Hate Teaching.” It was #2 over the past 12 months. 11 0. Raincoats_George. To really hate the loud, selfish celebrations & fireworks people have outside on NYE? Now adapting between difference key stages, even in the middle of a day, is like second nature to me. ?I don't use an agency but have considered it. GampyWabbit-where are you in the country? I am burning out. to be pissed off with the government NYE 'celebrations'. My band teacher in middle school was a great music instructor. A plethora of versions abound. GCSE and AS/A2 marking is increasingly onerous, and everything has to be levelled, just as it does in Primary. Oh, and 12% for my holiday pay. what else can i do with a pgce? Perhaps many of you can relate. I think you might get more of a response if it was posted in The Staffroom section? Teacher flipped over a desk and stormed out of the classroom cussing his ass off first thing in the morning after he put an answer on the board to a problem we were working on and some kid who missed it said “holy tits I wasn’t even close.” 12. 21 Teachers Reveal Why They Actually Hate Teaching. Just really fed up. Or 5? I don't have to worry about observations or monitoring and enjoy being an anonymous person in schools most if the time! I’ve been teaching for over a decade and most of the jobs I’ve seen that suit my skills and experience could mean taking over a 50% pay cut. I had many years of experience as a trainer in various disciplines and am good at what I do. Talk widget showing discussions of the day & trending threads, Subscribe to Mumsnet emails direct to your inbox. What is supply like? Why don't you contact www.prepschooltutor.co.uk? Around £30 a week (on top of the £226) of my pay goes in to my 'holiday fund', which I can request at any time. It’s BACK TO SCHOOL time and in class we deal with all sorts of different types of teachers. I feel totally trapped. The slavery of teaching English. To acknowledge the occasion, let me take you behind the scenes of my blog and share the number one phrase — BY FAR — that brings people to my site: I don’t want to teach anymore. Obviously depends on where you are, how far you are willing to travel, etc.I am only available on set days so have child care/pickups sorted for those days regardless of whether I have work or not. Last modified on Tue 30 Oct 2018 09.38 GMT. You may have a number of reasons for looking to be a supply teacher. I hate doing supply work? Anyone quit teaching for tutoring/supply? Browse the latest exciting roles at. Lets see. “If already know what I’m doing for the day, I arrive … Easy. But that’s not the only type of flexibility that supply work offers. Thoroughly enjoying supply teaching without the added stresses that often come with the job! I feel totally trapped. 2. We asked readers to get in touch with work-related problems they need guidance on. Teaching is ruining my life, but I don't know what to do instead I feel trapped in a job I hate and carrying on is not an option. Teaching requires me to dress like a grown-up. If you happen to hate math, it may be that you really don't have a problem with the teacher, but instead with the subject matter. While conditions of employment for supply teachers remain varied, one area of concern is the lack of information some supply teachers have about the role they need to perform. Find out what Mumsnet users thought of Echo by Lloyd’s Pharmacy. I really feel out of the loop, and would love someone to explain what is going on, if you could? You can avoid peak holiday prices, take annual leave when you want so that you can attend that wedding, birthdays etc. Is there any reason not to go it alone, like we used to do in the good old days, just find a few schools you like and get paid directly from the LA? Downside is the hours, you may need to decide if you're better doing 4 hours twice a week or 2 hours 4 times a week. They offer online tutoring so super flexible for you! What are the 'new' regulations, and what antics do the agencies use? All friends that have tried Supply teaching have hated it. Aibu to stay in the shower all night and wallow in self pity? It was nigh on impossible to balance it with childcare, and so last minute, unless the supply was for a teacher with a long-term illness, that it was just daft trying to juggle it. I hate it more than anything I’ve ever done before. Supply teaching has been extremely enjoyable for me and its benefits have certainly allowed me more freedom throughout my day. That said, you can end up in the firing line if you’re not properly prepared. If anyone is interested in finding out more about Supply Teaching in the Warrington, Cheshire area then please feel free to give us a call 01925-247820 to find out more or visit our website: ww.theeducationnetwork.co.uk/. Supply teachers are free from the time constraints of full time teachers. I will probably leave soon because the system gets worse each year. I used to teach. It's lovely! “I have days off for personal reasons when I want them like my fiance’s birthday, to get carpet fitted, and for long weekends away,” says Saucisson, supply teacher, and TES forum user. I am in the process of swapping downwards the other way, so I know what i'm on about! In the end, I went back as a HLTA, I do 8.30-3, have no childcare as the kids are at school with me, and no marking other than when i've covered a full day. Never-ending observations, inaccurate feedback, the ever-changing goal posts, new curriculum ahead, Ofsted every couple of years, prp, unrealistic targets etc etc. They don't cover the subject well and then ask obscure questions on topics that were very minor points. Promotion also utterly depends on geographical area and subject. Those are the worst. Is it primary or secondary? Find out how to get more work and love teaching as a temporary teacher in KS1 and KS2. It looks like I've had a lucky escape . I've avoided signing up with any agencies so far. I'm in the midlands. I work 2 days a week and have £226 paid in to my account each week. I … Before you decide you don't like your teacher, it's important to think carefully about what exactly your problem is. While most teachers can only plan their holiday at set times to fit in with the school year, supply teachers are free from such constraints. Good with teaching kids school each week for 1 day is going,... 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