My Tips to Avoid Burnout

You don’t have to hate your job, or dislike the people around you or where you live; you just have to be done. Exhausted. Drained. Where the thought of being social, or cooking dinner or doing anything than what you absolutely have to wears you down. That’s burnout. It can be from a number of…

Teaching agencies in London: supply or long contracts?

Teaching in London is exciting, challenging and rewarding. I can say my experiences shaped not only my teaching, but also many of my beliefs. If you are in contact with an agency (generally how overseas teachers get started) you’ll be asked a question up front: supply or contract? Each have their pros and cons, so…

Teaching in London 101

Before I begin, this is completely based on my experiences, and that of my friends. I can only tell you what we experienced, and not what anyone else has. I am a high school teacher, so my experiences will also vary from primary teachers. Take from it what you will, but don’t use this as…