Guerilla Recruitment & Beating the System

kevenbartle's Blog

Back in 2011 the BBC News website reported that schools were spending an astonishing £293 million on supply staff.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-12558798

By 2015 that figure, as reported by the same news agency, had risen from the astonishing to the mind-boggling, with costs being reported as £733 million.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-34647833

I have no doubt about the fact that by the end of this parliament (for it is a parliamentary matter above all else) this will have become a £1 billion industry, sucking in ever more funds as the recruitment crisis (what crisis?) bites harder and harder.

At the same time, schools have been facing progressively worsening financial conditions, forcing those like me with the title Accounting Officer to accompany that of Headteacher to hold the salami against the slicer as best we can to ensure that each slice is as thin as it possibly can be.  For the lucky ones, and I count myself…

View original post 1,958 more words

About teachingbattleground

I teach
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s