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Full time - term time query

Discussion in 'Pay and conditions' started by Km12, Oct 4, 2015.

  1. Km12

    Km12 New commenter

    A job I am interest in for a Teacher is advertised as full time - term time, what does this mean?
     
  2. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter

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    That you are not required to be present out of term time.

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  3. purplecarrot

    purplecarrot Senior commenter

    What theo says. Which is why it's important to explain to people that we don't have 'paid holidays'. We have a term time contract that is paid over 12 months in equal installments.
     
  4. frustum

    frustum Star commenter

    Double-check with the school itself, particularly if private sector.
    I taught in one place where some contracts were year round (meaning that they got five weeks holiday a year, and were expected to teach Easter /half-term revision courses) and some were term-time only (meaning they were paid only in term-time, and not in exam week either).
     
  5. Tigger1962

    Tigger1962 New commenter

    Check that the role includes pay in the holidays? Not all school jobs have this anymore.
     

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