Teacher Capability – What Happens?

The threat of Teacher Capability is a significant one but there exists guidance that means no teacher should suddenly find their employment at risk, in all but the most serious of cases. So what are the stages for capability if it is deemed you are not fulfilling your role? Informal Capability Informal Capability is a…

Hate Teaching – Start Here

We get told that teaching is a vocation; that our desire to make a change is the driving factor in maintaining a long and healthy career. Guilt starts when this passion begins to filter out of the role and you start to consider other employment options. Consequently, when you begin to hate teaching it is…

Teacher Notice Period

One of the biggest challenges for teachers leaving their role, or the profession entirely, is identifying the notice period required. The teacher notice period is different depending on which country you work in and if you are a teacher in the US, the timeframe may differ from state to state. If you want to read…

Can Teachers Leave at Half Term?

The resignation dates for teachers are very clear; resignation usually coincides with the end of a full academic term. This allows school leaders to plan their staffing for the forthcoming term and aligns recruitment nationally; meaning that staff are available for roles when these vacancies are open. This leaves many wondering about the opportunity to…

CVs for Ex Teachers

The great thing about a CV is that you can simply put it out into the Universe and let the employers find you. This is useful if you want to get a headstart on the transition from the classroom as you will start to realise what sort of jobs you are being targetted for; this…

Teacher Resignation Dates 2020

I am always shocked at how many teachers don’t know they are committed to long notice periods. This is to protect the school and make sure some consistency is established for the children, as such the Teacher Resignation Dates 2020 align with End of Term Holidays. Essentially if you want to leave at the end…