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Drama Teaching Book

Drama Teaching Book

We are always delighted to promote work done by our candidates and as such we want to tell you about a new book that Samantha Marsden has written about teaching drama, called, appropriately enough Teach Drama: how to make a living as a freelance…

Are grammar schools the way forward?

Are grammar schools the way forward?

We have been hearing a lot from the government in the last week about grammar schools. Prime Minister May has personally made the case for the reintroduction of selective schools, citing the example of Kent, the only place in the country…

A new term, a new start

A new term, a new start

First of all, I want to say a big hello and welcome back to everyone. I hope you have all had a fantastic summer break and you are looking forward to a new school year! Can you believe we are here already? If you are anything like me then your Facebook account…

What do Classroom do during the holidays?

What do Classroom do during the holidays?

Classroom will be open for business throughout the summer break from 10 - 4 every day. I wanted to give you a taste of things that will be doing during this period to make sure that we in the best position to help you get as much work…

Do you need qualifications to be qualified?

Do you need qualifications to be qualified?

An interesting development regarding school staffing has arisen over the past few years. With the advent of Academies and Free Schools and competition for the best talent becoming increasingly fierce, the qualifications employees hold seems…

8 Ways to reduce your marking workload

8 Ways to reduce your marking workload

Ryan Wilson in the Guardian writes about how to reduce marking. Here are his top 8 tips:

Marking was identified as the single biggest contributor to teachers’ unsustainable workload in the 2014…

To be or not to be a TA? Actors wanted at most actor friendly teaching agency!

To be or not be a TA? Actors wanted at most actor friendly teaching agency!

Are you looking to gain more experience working with children? Have you got a background in TIE? Why not work with the most actor friendly teaching agency in London?

Classroom is a teaching agency…

What motivates your next teaching move?

What motivates your next teaching move?

I have just listened to a presentation and one of the elements of it was the motivation that people have when considering new positions. 

It boiled down to the following seven elements:

  • Work/life balance
  • Colleagues
  • Money
  • Workplace…

Tier 5 teachers, do you need more work?

Tier 5 teachers, do you need more work?

Are you a teacher with a Tier 5 visa? Are you being let down by your current agency who promised you the world but have not delivered? Are you looking for just a bit more honesty in the work you get, the pay you get and the travel times required…