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Career Break Advice

Discussion in 'Primary' started by Kramsay12, Jul 29, 2019.

  1. Kramsay12

    Kramsay12 New commenter

    Hello,

    I am a primary teacher with Glasgow City Council and I am looking to take a career break in October for a year. I will be moving to Australia with my partner for his work and ideally I will do classroom assistant work for a while until things are more settled and then hopefully move into a teaching post.
    I have spoken with the council and they have told me that I need to 'make it in their interest' to grant my career break and have asked what value and benefit it would be for them to let me go.

    I am looking for advice from people who have had their career breaks granted in similar situations and what topics I could include in my application.

    TIA
     
  2. thejudgesscoresarein

    thejudgesscoresarein Occasional commenter

    You mention career break for a year? Is your partners role in Australia only for a year, do you have plans to return?
     
  3. Kramsay12

    Kramsay12 New commenter


    Yes his role is only a transfer within his company for a year. We will be returning to the UK after this.
     

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