This has happened to my twice now in the same school. My headteacher was fully supportive of my ther first time and is also supporting me this time. Every year someone in my department feels aggrieved about issues that I cannot control eg pay and TLRs', marking. They then get together and the momentum takes over and a list of complaints is put together. I have had discussions with my union and am going to respond to all the complaints. Some members of my team have told me that they do not have any concerns, however the complaint clearly lists that all the department stand by the complaints. I am a tough cookie and believe that this experience will only make me a stronger person. Why is it that people always try to blame others for things out of their control. If a member of staff is not happy about what they are being paid I have advised them to put forward a case to the headteacher and arrange to meet with them about it. Staff in my dept do not mark their books regularly so when they know that it is going to be checked up on they find that they have loads of marking to do and then blame me for it. It seems that I am an easy target for my team and they vent their disappointment and frusturation out on my about things which are expected of them in their day to day jobs. I know that a lot of things could be dealt with if the school dealt with issues like regular absences, regular lateness, staff not marking books etc rather than me having to defend myself against what is expected of me in my job.Help!!!