Fake Teacher: New Academy Head – Newsletter No.4

Dear New Academy Head,

I wish you well but please don’t do this!

A new head was appointed. She had to prove her impact – quickly. She observed everyone in her first week.

 

The majority of teachers were judged inadequate, despite having a history of good or outstanding teaching at several other schools.

She soon sent everyone to other schools in the academy to observe teachers teaching the ‘academy way’.

 

A long list of non-negotiables was also introduced – from typing up daily learning objective slips to the use of coloured pens and highlighters and daily next steps written in books.

 

Everyone was soon struggling to keep up with the workload. It was not uncommon for staff to be working sixty hour weeks to keep on top of the new demands.

 

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