I am coming to the end of my PGCE and applying for NQT jobs, and I'm a bit worried that my work history sounds a bit odd! I've had about 4 temp jobs (all lasting 6+ months) and some casual work since leaving uni in 2007, as well as one permanent job. Basically I worked in a seasonal industry, hence the number of temp roles. In 2009 I spent the school summer hols working at a holiday scheme and in the September I went to work in a permanent role. I stayed there for 10 months but carried on working at the "summer" job on a casual basis. The permanent job was office based and I didn't particularly like the people I worked with, as well as it being an hours drive from my home, so I quit to go back to the summer job full time the following June, mainly because I was fed up of being indoors all the time and I wanted to have some fun before starting my PGCE in Sept. 2010. On my applications I state that I worked in the Summer job from 2009-2010 and explain that I worked there full time in the summer and on a casual basis inbetween, and put the permanent employment down for the overlapping period. However when I'm asked on the forms for the reason for leaving, I put "end of temp contract" (for the temp roles) and "To return to previous role" for the permanent one. I'm a bit worried that it sounds suspicious that I quit a well paid permanent job to go back to a less well paid temp job. I'm just wondering if this is likely to put people off when reading my application? Sorry for it being so long winded and complicated!