Teaching is tough—we know that and you know that. It's both physically and mentally demanding. In a 2019 survey by the charity Education Support more than three-quarters of teachers described themselves as stressed. Excessive workload and working hours are continually cited by teachers as the main causes of workplace stress.
Recruiting teachers, then getting them to stay in teaching, has become a serious problem.
Even as a supply teacher, it’s impossible to escape Ofsted’s influence. With a new and radical framework, we ask what Ofsted might mean to you in 2019.
Supply teaching is tough. Airsupply look at some strategies to feel calm and help keep things managable.