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Supporting Early Career Teachers

Supporting Early Career Teachers

@TeacherToolkitIn 2010, Ross Morrison McGill founded @TeacherToolkit from a simple Twitter account through which he rapidly became the ‘most followed teacher on social media in the UK’. In 2015, he was nominated as one of…

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Should New Teachers Teach Difficult Classes?

Should New Teachers Teach Difficult Classes?

A TeacherI’m a teacher and sometimes I’m a combination of more than one voice. I’m sharing the things that are going on in our schools – things that need to be talked about and brought…

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Behaviour Management for NQTs: Term 2

Behaviour Management for NQTs: Term 2

Sian EdwardsSian is an education consultant. Her experiences and responsibilities are broad, ranging from being a mainstream Dance teacher and AST to being Deputy Head in a large and successful PRU. She is passionate about…

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3 Things You Can Learn From Supply Teaching

3 Things You Can Learn From Supply Teaching

Nick BurtonSince qualifying as a Primary Teacher, Nick has held a number of teaching positions in the UK. He recently moved to Scotland and is currently working in Midlothian. He loves finding new ways to…

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Planning With Wellbeing In Mind

Planning With Wellbeing In Mind

Tom DavidsonTom is a newly minted NQT, having just finished his first year of the Teach First (love them or hate them) Leadership Development Programme. In a previous life he was a civil servant, contributing…

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Behaviour Management For NQTs: Term 1

Behaviour Management For NQTs: Term 1

Sian EdwardsSian is an education consultant. Her experiences and responsibilities are broad, ranging from being a mainstream Dance teacher and AST to being Deputy Head in a large and successful PRU. She is passionate about…

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How To Apply For Your First Teaching Job – And Get It!

How To Apply For Your First Teaching Job – And Get It!

Christina BrownChristina is an Art and Design Teacher in a London secondary school. In her third year of teaching, she has also just completed an MA in Art and Design in Education at The Institute…

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Things I Wish I’d Known On My First Placement

Things I Wish I’d Known On My First Placement

Hollie JonesHollie Jones is a History teacher, currently working in Birmingham. Prior to earning her PGDipEd from the University of Birmingham in 2016, she worked in a range of schools from inner city comprehensives in…

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10 Tips For Working with TAs

10 Tips For Working with TAs

Helen WoodleyHelen Woodley is a primary trained SENDCo currently working in a large KS1-4 Pupil Referral Unit in the North East of England. She spent 3 years studying Theology in Durham; Helen has worked in…

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NQT Mentoring: How to Build A Successful Relationship

NQT Mentoring: How to Build A Successful Relationship

Claire BoydClaire is a Head of Junior School at Sydenham High Junior School GDST. She gained her QTS in 2005 and started her career as an EYFS/KS1 specialist in a large state community infant school…

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