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When to hand my notice in?

Discussion in 'Pay and conditions' started by anon326, Dec 24, 2010.

  1. What does your contract say?
    Mine said, 3 months notice for the Autumn term and 4 months for the spring and summer term. In my current job (in an FE college), I have to give 3 months notice. E.g. Had I handed in my notice on 28th November, my leaving date would have been 1st March.
    When I worked in a school, I handed in my notice at October half term and my leaving date was 31st December.
    Hope this helps!
    Merry Xmas to you too!
     
  2. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter

    Bettie - there are standard leaving dates and notice dates in state schools.
    You hand in your notice no later than 28 February to leave 30 April.
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  3. bettieblu

    bettieblu New commenter

    Thanks for the advice, I suspect that was the case - I want to ensure that I give them plenty of notice as they (current school) appear to be finding it hard to replace teachers at present and a number of us are leaving/ have left. I had also hoped I could leave sooner as its not a great place to work at all and is actually making me quite ill. Oh well, guess counting down the weeks now begins.

    Cheers, bettie [​IMG]
     

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