Teacher Role Model

8 Tips For Becoming A Teacher Role Model

It is easy for teachers to feel like the weight of the world is on their shoulders. Not only are teachers trusted with the learning and development of children, they must also act as inspirational and influential ‘role models’.

But in many respects, the attitudes and attributes of good teachers go hand-in-hand with role models…

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Planning Tips for September

Here are 6 Essential Planning Tips for September Readiness

Seeing as the summer holidays are still very much in full swing, the thought of returning to school is bound to be at the back of your mind. However, every teacher knows that September will roll around sooner rather than later.

So, to prevent any last-minute panicking and to ensure you’re as fully prepared as possible, here are 6 planning tips for September readiness.

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Pupil Behaviour

5 Tips to Boost Behaviour

Earlier this year, Tom Bennett’s independent review on behaviour in schools was published, which looked at leadership and culture as well as strategies to prevent classroom disruption and maintain good discipline. However, one of the most interesting aspects of the review was the inclusion of Charlie Taylor’s Behaviour Checklist, which calls for proactive, positive planning.

“Too often school leaders and teachers don’t think about behaviour when it’s good. They only think about it when it’s bad, which is counter-intuitive,” noted Taylor. “Planning for each individual child is vital especially when setting behaviour goals. Teachers just react to the child’s misbehaviour rather than having planned strategies in place.”

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Top 7 tips on how to survive your first week as a temp

How to Survive Your First Week as a Temp

Whether you have just left university or are in the process of switching careers, temporary work through an agency is a great option. It allows you to gain experience and knowledge as well as providing you with the opportunity to earn money.

Whilst there are a number of benefits to working as a temp, the idea of taking on a temporary role can be daunting. So, to help you we have put together our top tips for surviving your first week as a temporary employee.

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Interview advice

10 things you should never do during an interview

When it comes to applying for a job there is a good chance that you will have spent a considerable amount of time and effort to secure yourself an interview.

After putting together your CV, drafting a cover letter and then perhaps sailing through a telephone interview, the last thing you want to do is fall at the last hurdle.

Unfortunately, even the most competent and confident candidates can suffer from a bout of the dreaded nerves. This often turns them into flustering, gibbering wrecks, terrified of saying or doing the wrong thing.

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Recruitment Agency

Everything you need to know about using a recruitment agency

Finding and securing the right job can be difficult. In addition to the stiff competition that accompanies most positions, you will also need to go through a rigorous recruitment process ensuring that you meet the employer’s exacting standards.

If you are new to the recruitment process, or haven’t been through it for a while, then you may find the entire process quite daunting. This is why many job hunters choose to search and apply for jobs through a professional recruitment agency.

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