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So you want to be a teacher? [electronic resource] : how to launch your teaching career / Lucy Waide.

By: Waide, Lucy.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : Continuum International Pub. Group, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xi, 101 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781441148469 (electronic bk.); 1441148469 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Teaching -- Vocational guidance -- Great Britain | Education | EDUCATION -- Teaching Methods & Materials -- General | Berufswahl | Lehrer | Gro�britannienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: So you want to be a teacher?DDC classification: 371.1002/3 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Why would you want to teach? -- Pathways into teaching -- Requirements -- Standards and evidence -- Your initial teacher's training placement -- Mentors -- Your professional development folder (PDF) -- Precious NQT status -- Mundane meetings -- Housekeeping -- Special educational needs (SEN)/behaviour and discipline -- School politics -- how to survive in the staff room : the many hats -- Going for interviews -- Acronyms -- Plenary.
Summary: Working in any institution is difficult. Add a few hundred teenagers to the equation and it becomes a near certainty that it will be virtually impossible to slide in smoothly and set up camp. This short, yet invaluable guide aims to dispel the many myths surrounding teaching and instead tells it like it is. Brimming with tricks and techniques to make you shine, Lucy Waide writes engagingly and accessibly. A must-read for all trainees and NQTs.
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Includes index.

Why would you want to teach? -- Pathways into teaching -- Requirements -- Standards and evidence -- Your initial teacher's training placement -- Mentors -- Your professional development folder (PDF) -- Precious NQT status -- Mundane meetings -- Housekeeping -- Special educational needs (SEN)/behaviour and discipline -- School politics -- how to survive in the staff room : the many hats -- Going for interviews -- Acronyms -- Plenary.

Working in any institution is difficult. Add a few hundred teenagers to the equation and it becomes a near certainty that it will be virtually impossible to slide in smoothly and set up camp. This short, yet invaluable guide aims to dispel the many myths surrounding teaching and instead tells it like it is. Brimming with tricks and techniques to make you shine, Lucy Waide writes engagingly and accessibly. A must-read for all trainees and NQTs.

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