Why I have quit teaching
NQT definition guide: “Even better if” How someone else would do it; different, but not necessarily better. Leaders have to be seen to be improving the school. Just go with it as best you can. It's not personal. "Non-negotiable" A made up term to bully staff into teaching and marking in a particular way. It's … Continue reading Fake Headteacher: NQT definition guide
Some of my favourite tweets: 2017 Verbal feedback This and that Here’s one I made earlier Deep mark Forgotten child Lesson feedback The next page I don’t want to be bad Listening? Awkward Take your time Any other business Cleaning Are you listening? Awe and wonder? Let me breathe Please let me Wet play Homework … Continue reading Fake Headteacher’s Favourite 100 Tweets 2017: Part 1
I’m having terrible nightmares at the moment. In my dream, I have an extremely positive conversation with staff at my new school. It’s the same conversation every night. It’s truly awful. It’s affecting my sleep. It goes something like this... “First thing's first. You may mark books with any colour pen. It makes no difference … Continue reading Fake Headteacher: I need to see a doctor!
Trust me. I will deliver. At any cost.
Questions teachers should ask in interviews....or not.
I made mistakes and I am very sorry.