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Positive News....For a change

Discussion in 'Workplace dilemmas' started by Pearl Earring, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. Hi all!
    Juts wanted to say thanks for the advice regarding my worries about work. I posted recently about my personaility getting in the way of my doing a good job. Had a great chat with my HOD last week, and they clarified that they'd figured I was wearing myself down and had lost my confidence- so the OPPOSITE of what I initially thought. I had presumed I was becoming annoying- too enthusiastic, looking for praise and being too exciteable. I made it clear that I had indeed been working very hard, and got excellent observation feedback on a lesson from Senior Leadership this week- a '1' standard!
    So now everything's much better. I feel validated for the hard work I'm doing, and I now feel able to go to my HOD about anything I need support with. A few minor things had been stressing me out (namely some very arrogant and lazy Year Elevens) and they showed me FULL support.

    One of the team again! Happy Christmas!

    x
     
  2. snowstorm

    snowstorm New commenter

    That's wonderful, but do take care.
    SSx
     
  3. Gardening Leaves

    Gardening Leaves New commenter

    This is wonderful news! I am really pleased for you.
    It's a timely reminder that the majority of teachers and leaders do a brilliant job. I think there are about 400,000 teachers in England. Seeing the postings on here of horrific stories can skew our perception.
    A very happy Christmas and peaceful New Year to the vast majority who do a flippin' good job!
     

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