A while ago I read this post entitled “Would I recommend teaching?”, It was an enjoyable post, some things I agreed with and some I didn’t, but the overarching answer I would give to the question is a definitive yes. Then yesterday I happened across this article on buzz feed which I thought put some much needed positivity about the profession in to the public domain. What followed was a torrent of tweets about “What about 60 hour weeks? What about the near constant riot control? What about paperwork? What about overbearing SLT? What about the politicians interfering when they don’t have a clue about what happens in the classroom? It’s a thankless task.” I was left with the weird feeling that I was somehow being attacked for enjoying the job I do. I was left with a similar feeling last week when a careers advisor spoke at assembly. He was talking…

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