The Unexpected Guest

A supply teacher

Two days of supply with Year 5 in a school. While collecting the children from the playground I overheard the whispers from the parents.

‘Not another supply!’ I understand the disruption a change can bring but it left me a little uncertain. Fortunately, the children here were great.

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Children In Need

As a supply cover teacher, the one thing you might miss out on is being involved in events such as any charity school events; these include Children in Need; Comic Relief/Red Nose Day; Christmas Productions; Non-uniform days; School Fairs.

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A Supply Teachers Journey - Autumn Term

Once again, a slow start to the autumn Term. Waiting for the teaching door to open and the journey to begin.

Note to self! Must remember to go away on holiday in September as there is very little supply work about at the beginning of term.

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A Supply Teachers Journey - The Start

Teaching is always a challenge; each day is different as well as each class you teach. We are all individuals and teaching is individual. Lessons that go well with one class may not work so well with another group. Factors such as the weather (rain; snow; wind; sunshine), or circumstances in your day or that of the pupils will alter how it goes.

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