Hi all, I need to get a second opinion on something. I'm not a teacher, but my boyfriend is currently working at an MLD school on supply. Although he has been working there for a few weeks now full-time, (and is also manning the Art dept by himself), he has been given no real indication on how long the school require his service (although the school have vaguely mentioned that they may require him up to Easter). Having finished his PGCE last year, he is keen to begin his NQT year now - which he would not be able to complete at his current school. He was thrilled to find out that he has been selected for an interview at a school tomorrow and rang his agency to notify them that he would not be able to work tomorrow. His agency have threatened that they will get rid of him if he attends. This is obviously blackmail as he is having to choose whether to go to the interview tomorrow (which he may not get) or to remain on supply at this school, for an indefinite amount of time with no career prospects. The woman at the agency has told him that "competition is too high, and that there are no jobs right now and he won't get the position he's going for anyway" which I think is absolutely horrific as if he were sick for a day they wouldn't have grounds to 'fire' him. What can he do about this? Many thanks in advance.