Category: Education

Teacher training sm

We fully support and recognise the driving factors behind the recent DfE Recruitment and Retention strategy, in order to ensure teachers are given the vital support in their early career and throughout – notably the emphasis on job sharing and flexible working conditions. Our passion and belief in this is ...

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GPTW TEAM

    The fact that we care greatly about the wellness of our workforce is just one of the reasons why justteachers employees choose to go to work every day. There are many other reasons, according to UK’s Best Workplaces™ ranking just published by Great Place to Work®, why justteachers ...

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Autism awareness

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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World book day congrats

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

  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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World book day competition final SM

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

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

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

  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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