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Autism awareness x

World Autism Awareness Week 2019. Recognising and supporting a child with autism   Teachers will undoubtedly work with an autistic pupil at some point in their career, who may or may not have already been diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum. This makes being aware of the signs and ...

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Mobile phone use x

All schools now have specific school policies for mobile phones and their usage for all teaching staff therefore it is imperative that you adhere to the guidelines whist undertaking any assignment. The Teachers’ Standards require that you uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and ...

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World book day congrats x

Congratulations to Beckfoot Phoenix and their ‘Green Base’ Class winning pupil! We are thrilled to be announcing the winner of our ‘World Book Day’ bookmark competition. We had literally hundreds of entries from schools nationwide, which made for a very difficult decision in selecting a winner- but we are excited ...

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Job share SM x

  A ‘Flexible’ teaching career- justteachers are ahead of the game.  In March 2018, well before the recent DfE announcement was made to include the encouragement of flexible working hours for teachers, justteachers successfully launched our jt ‘flexi’ scheme. We knew from the onset that introducing a job-sharing scheme would ...

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FREE TEACHER TRAINING WORKSHOPS x

FREE TEACHER TRAINING WORKSHOPS FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS! Google & Parent Zone are offering FREE PSHE Association accredited internet safety workshops to all primary schools focussing on their ‘Be Internet Legends’ programme.  Each workshop will be an opportunity to hear the latest on internet safety and digital resilience, how to embed ...

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World book day competition final SM x

We are delighted to be supporting World Book Day (UK & Ireland) on 7th March. To show our support, we are offering our schools & their pupils the opportunity to enter a ‘design your own bookmark’ competition! It’s going to be a really fun activity for your classroom to be involved in- ...

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Happy teacher SM x

DfE Teacher recruitment and retention strategy- How schools will need to recalibrate accountability and accommodate workplace practices for the surge in part time staff. The biggest teaching reform in a generation, backed by at least £130 million extra funding, was announced by the DfE recently- which included an emphasis on ...

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Work lifebalance SM x

New DFE Strategy unveiled to boost teacher numbers and retention by offering greater working benefits, support and working pattern options for teaching staff   According to a recent report by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) the number of secondary pupils is forecast to increase by 19 per cent ...

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Happy teacher SM x

  Supply teaching – the benefits at every stage in a teacher’s career Depending upon the stage you are at in your teaching career and what your personal circumstances may be, there are numerous benefits which supply teaching offer versus permanent roles and these need to be carefully considered. At ...

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