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annoying/inexperienced ta

Discussion in 'Workplace dilemmas' started by soa10jf, Jul 2, 2018.

  1. soa10jf

    soa10jf New commenter

    Hi new to posting but just wanted to rant/ask for help.
    I'm an experi
  2. harsh-but-fair

    harsh-but-fair Star commenter

    Sounds nasty.
    Pomza, Eflmeister, drvs and 2 others like this.
  3. phlogiston

    phlogiston Star commenter

    You need to sit down and talk.
    The TA is inexperienced so you have got scope for "when you support my class...."
    The annoying bit may be harder to cure.
    I would be inclined to have an agreed set of ground rules - support named (e.g. with EHCP etc) children first, then focus on others if named kids are working independently.
    Ideas of behavioural strategies (e.g if X sounds off, send them to sit...)
    The TA may need reminding of rules of public professional communication.
    Good luck
    Piranha and Lara mfl 05 like this.
  4. pickles124

    pickles124 Established commenter

    You've already received answers to this the other day?
  5. Lalad

    Lalad Star commenter

    His other post has been removed.
  6. Lara mfl 05

    Lara mfl 05 Star commenter

    That's a shame as it actually had more replies.
  7. cheesypop

    cheesypop Senior commenter

    My TA lied about me regarding a safeguarding issue and accused me (and others) of so many things that mediation was apparently required.
    That’s a bad TA...
    Mermaid7 likes this.
  8. Pomza

    Pomza Star commenter

    Don't worry - There will soon be no money left for any TAs at all.

    Then you can laminate, chop-up and glue-in all your own garbage in peace....
  9. caterpillartobutterfly

    caterpillartobutterfly Star commenter

    Sod that! Children can glue their own nonsense in their own books!
    rolysol, Lara mfl 05 and Gsr25 like this.
  10. caterpillartobutterfly

    caterpillartobutterfly Star commenter

    Been there. Done that.
    Turned out she found my brilliant teaching intimidating!?! :confused:o_O:confused:
    No I didn't understand either, but hey ho!
    agathamorse, Lara mfl 05 and CWadd like this.
  11. CWadd

    CWadd Star commenter

    I had a TA once who thought it was funny to poke a kid who was ADHD incessantly. She was soon smirking on the other side of her face when the kid slapped her.

    In my lesson.

    I wrote a statement pointing out that she had repeatedly poked said child, she had repeatedly been told not, and the child was provoked.

    She left.

    That's a bad TA. The OP's just needs to sit their **** down, shut up, and listen.
  12. pickles124

    pickles124 Established commenter

    I can't believe what I'm reading quite frankly. Some of the things on here are just....like why?
    agathamorse likes this.
  13. Pomza

    Pomza Star commenter

    Don't need TAs anyway then...;)

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