The more things change…

The Modern Miss

… The more they stay the same.

It’s as true now as it was in the mid 1800s.

I’m in the middle of a three-week assignment, on an interim maternity cover (baby arrived unexpectedly 3 weeks early and the maternity cover teacher couldn’t start earlier than his agreed date), so I’m in the rather odd situation of being a short-term long-term cover teacher.

Unfortunately, the school has taken this to mean that I will do all the things a salaried position teacher would do, despite the fact that there is little real benefit in my doing them. In general, of course, I don’t have a problem with this – I have to adhere to the same standards as everyone else, and rightly so.

But I see little real benefit in attending staff meetings which discuss strategies that will be implemented in the Summer Term.

So it was with a degree…

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1 Response to The more things change…

  1. Pingback: Blogs for the Week Ending 16th March 2014 | The Echo Chamber

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