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Return to work/Flexible hours

Discussion in 'Part-time and job share' started by louloul, Aug 16, 2016.

  1. louloul

    louloul New commenter

    I qualified with QTS in 2004. My teaching experience is pretty varied. I've done day to day supply, temporary maternity cover, permanent class teacher positions throughout KS2 and a PPA cover role.

    I stepped out of teaching in 2012 (I had a baby in 2011 and returned part time for a year in my PPA cover role.) I then went on to have another baby and have not yet returned to teaching (I considered for a long time whether I would or not.) In my time out of the classroom I have continued to offer private tuition to families who have wanted some additional support for their child, so I have regularly planned against objectives to teach children in KS2.

    My eldest is now in f/t school and my youngest is about to start 2.5 days at nursery (9-3pm.)

    I would like to know whether any school based teaching role might accommodate my availability and if so what? A classroom teacher would not work as I have to take and collect my son from nursery (we moved 3 weeks ago to a new area and don't yet have the connections/support to help out.)

    Is taking my CV to a school a good idea, potentially to enquire about PPA cover?

    I would like advice on possible next steps in this next year to get my foot back in the door of teaching. Once my son starts f/t school next year, I can sort breakfast and after school clubs to support my working hours.

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