One of the biggest challenges with relief teaching can be the uncertainty of work. Let’s look at some of the strategies that you can use to support you in becoming a teacher that is valued and offered call backs from the schools that you work in.
There are always a few students each year who really struggle to stay organised. Maybe you notice this characteristic in your own children; messy desks and work areas, struggling to locate things and have difficulty getting organised for class. Here are a few tips to help support these students and relieve them of the stresses around becoming organised.
In every school environment, or any work environment for that matter, there will always be that one staff member that may prove difficult to deal with. However, knowing how to deal with those difficult individuals in the best way possible will avoid any unnecessary conflict.
As a relief teacher, getting to know the name of every student in each class you teach, whether it’s for a block or just one day can be near impossible. However, building relationships is important for rapport and ultimately the way to have a well behaved and engaged classroom. The first step for this? Learning names.
When you’re getting called in last minute to cover a class for the day, it can be very easy to fall back on fast-food lunches. How about some real relief teacher lunch ideas that are inexpensive, easy to pack and nutritious! We’ve got your back. We put it to the community and asked relief teachers what they like to take to school.