Well, those days are over and the madness of filling jobs that have just been announced is in full-swing. I received a phone from the primary team at Classroom Ltd (our London office) at 5am this morning, in regards to a position they were trying to fill by Monday morning. It's manic to say the least!
This happens every year. We slow down in the summer, focus on getting teachers ready to arrive for teaching jobs in London and then bam! A couple of days before schools re-open, the Head Teachers (aka principals) return to school and discover that they need a last-minute hit-the-ground-running teacher to fill a role they didn't know they had.
Well, we're ready for them! We have our incredible, flexible, experienced, ready and waiting teachers who arrived this week and last. We call them, give them as many details as we can about the jobs and get their CVs into the Head Teachers hands. Interviews are arranged, and jobs quickly filled with our outstanding teachers.
This is my favourite time of year. I love the energy and the speed at which we have to work. I love that we're ready for it. And I love that we have a handful of amazing teachers there and ready for this very moment. So, despite losing sleep, I still love this job.
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