Below is an article I wrote for IEU's IE magazine. The original article can be found here.
Graduating teachers will usually be employed either casually or in short term contracts in their first years of teaching. This happened to me as a beginning teacher, and I still remember the feeling of frustration that I just wanted to teach but no one would give me a chance with my own classes. Additionally, I felt that I lacked the collegiality that comes with being a regular member of staff and longed for mentors. How I overcame that (with help from experienced teachers) is a story for another blog post! Read on for more.Add a comment