Thoughts on returning to work

It's a fine, fine life

Perhaps understandably, I’ve had to take a bit of a break from blogging over the last few weeks. I went back to work at the beginning of September, and even though I’m only working 3 days a week, I’m struggling to find a good work-life balance which allows me time to do things that I’m interested in outside of work.

The thing is, I’m a teacher. When I was working full time, I tended to work a 60 hour week. Most teachers do – in fact, I think Primary Teachers often do more than secondary. Now that I’m working 60% of the time, I do about a 40 hour week. I do like to do a good job, and to keep on top of things like marking, but there are still days when I feel like I’m cutting things fine. Or, I’ll get ahead of myself, and then someone –…

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