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Is a fractional contract the same as a fixed term contract?

Discussion in 'Pay and conditions' started by noreend, Mar 1, 2008.

  1. Is a fractional contract the same as a fixed term contract? I have resigned from my college and intend to leave teaching but I don't have another job yet. My college have asked if I would consider a fractional contract if I don't have another post on 30th April, to cover my own classes until Whit half term.

    Another question - would a fractional contract involve attendance in college at any other time expect the specific lessons I would teach?

    Any advice gratefully accepted - can't find anything on this thread about this.
     
  2. Is a fractional contract the same as a fixed term contract? I have resigned from my college and intend to leave teaching but I don't have another job yet. My college have asked if I would consider a fractional contract if I don't have another post on 30th April, to cover my own classes until Whit half term.

    Another question - would a fractional contract involve attendance in college at any other time expect the specific lessons I would teach?

    Any advice gratefully accepted - can't find anything on this thread about this.
     
  3. No, they're not the same thing, but it sounds like yours would be both fractional & fixed-term.

    What would be expected of you, I would imagine, is a matter of negotiation.
     
  4. snoopycat

    snoopycat New commenter

    Hi noreed,
    I'm in exactly the same position as you are. I can find little or nothing about it.
    Sounds a bit insecure.....what do you think?
     
  5. snoopycat

    snoopycat New commenter

    ntmiutb,
    You sound like you know lots about this.
    Can you tell me more please? I don't wish to go part time as I think they get a very raw deal.
    Do I have to ask for the Fixed Term part of it? I need security!
     
  6. DaisysLot

    DaisysLot Senior commenter

    Many 'fractional' or part -time teachers are permanent and not on fixed term contracts.
     

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