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Calling all Teachers, if you currently work in supply and need more work/ new schools to visit or you are a teacher looking to get into supply for the first time then why not join the Ampersand Teaching pool this month? You'll receive £...
Posted 14.9.2017
1. Be Prepared If you want your classroom to run smoothly, it’s essential that you be prepared. This means more than just planning each day’s lesson. It also means having backup activities and time fillers ready to go at ...
Posted 30.8.2017
Habit One – Be Proactive Think carefully about what you want to achieve this summer and then take the initiative and make these things happen! Want to catch up with old friends, thinking about a new adventure, need a spa day? Then book the...
Posted 17.7.2017
Most educators have probably found themselves wishing for a simpler solution to the hardships and inequities of the education system. One Teacher recently got the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to attend the Oppi Festival in Helsinki, F...
Posted 30.6.2017
  London and Home Counties recruitment agency Ampersand Education has attained Audited status with the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC). The agency based in Central London and the Home Counties was assessed against the re...
Posted 27.6.2017
Buddhists have practised mindfulness for more than 2,000 years, but the technique of focusing on the present moment has long been dismissed by scientists as new age mumbo jumbo. Now, though, the West is finally waking up to the benefits of Easter...
Posted 15.6.2017
Most teachers at some time in their career have to teach one to one classes. They find a very different, challenging and special learning context, with unique possibilities and unique problems. One to one teaching is made more special by the f...
Posted 12.5.2017
  Effective classroom management doesn’t have to be complicated. You don’t need elaborate charts. You don’t need an incentive system. And you don’t need to beg, bribe, or threaten pupils to behave. But what y...
Posted 9.5.2017
By the time the school ends each day, you've probably made more decisions than a City of London CEO, been on your feet longer than a marathon runner, negotiated peace agreements any diplomat would envy, and given your vocal cords a workout th...
Posted 5.5.2017
A huge congratulations to AFC Mymms, a St Albans based Sunday Football team proudly sponsored by Ampersand Education who secured promotion to Division 3 of the Herts Advertiser Sunday Football league on Sunday. Ampersand were delighted to provide ...
Posted 2.5.2017
Teachers stroll into work at 8.30 swiftly depart by 4pm and are in the pub by 4.30. They then get 6 weeks off during the summer to put their feet up and every few weeks of the year get an additonal week of holiday to do some shopping and go to a ...
Posted 21.4.2017
  You might hate your school uniform, but I think it's there for good reason, says 15-year-old Chloe Spencer   A shirt, tie and blazer may not be the ingredients for my favourite outfit, but if I were given the choice, I wo...
Posted 22.2.2017
£1000 Bonus when you accept a job through Ampersand Education! The best incentive for job hunting teachers is back!   Looking for a new job or a change? Simply accept a qualifying position through Ampersand Education at one...
Posted 8.2.2017
5 Minutes To Go.. These teaching tips from current professionals can be used when you have finished your lesson a little earlier than expected. 1. "Journal writing is a great way to close a lesson. It keeps the kids focused and pr...
Posted 2.2.2017
Theatrical facial expressions, moving around the classroom, carefully-planned eye contact; you need to control your body language if you want to control your students. A fellow teacher once told me, the aim of good teaching "is to have pr...
Posted 24.1.2017
Effective teaching: 10 tips on what works and what doesn’t The question of what makes a great teacher has been around for a long time. It’s an enquiry that poses many problems because there’s simply no set recipe for success,...
Posted 17.1.2017
Ampersand Education are delighted to be sponsoring St Albans league football team AFC Mymms this season.   We love giving back to the local community and this sponsorship follows team kits purchased for Primary schools across London du...
Posted 13.1.2017
Refer a teacher to Ampersand Education and earn yourself £250 AND your friend £250! If you refer a teacher to us looking for a long term role, some daily supply or simply a change of agency we will give you £250 for each teacher...
Posted 6.1.2017
Schools in England could need an extra 19,000 head teachers and deputies within the next six years, education charities are warning. The Future Leaders Trust, Teach First and Teaching Leaders say the new leaders will be needed as pupil numbers ris...
Posted 11.11.2016
Teachers are spending too much time over-marking pupils' homework, Schools Standards Minister Nick Gibb has said. He told MPs that marking in different-coloured pens, and giving feedback in exercise books, had never been a government or an...
Posted 21.10.2016

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Posted 14.9.2016
When you believe in your pupils, they will believe in themselves. Here’s how to create a culture of positivity in your classes   In the 1960s, a pair of researchers ran an experiment that changed the way the world thinks about expect...
Posted 31.8.2016
How Teachers Can Help 'Quiet Kids' Tap Their Superpowers When Lily Shum was little, she dreaded speaking up in class. It wasn't because she didn't have anything interesting to say, or because she wasn't paying attention or ...
Posted 15.7.2016

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Posted 22.6.2016
1. Take Charge of Your Class Get everyone’s attention before beginning class. That means the lesson won’t be started, the lecture won’t begin, and nothing will be written on the overhead until everyone is in his or her seat ...
Posted 22.6.2016
Every week we will have a 'Teacher Tip of the Week.' Feel free to comment with ideas of what you would like tips on. Don't get swamped with marking. Follow this tip - every little helps! http://www.theguardian.com/…/eight-way...
Posted 3.6.2016
It's back due to popular demand! Register for work with Ampersand before the end of May 2016, complete just 1 day of work (either on supply or the first day of a new long term role), and we'll put a sparkly new Amazon Fire 7 tablet in the ...
Posted 20.4.2016
Ampersand Education - For Supply Teaching Jobs in London. At Ampersand Education, we provide both daily and long term supply teachers to fill teaching jobs in both primary and secondary schools around London. By signing up with Ampersand Educat...
Posted 18.4.2016
By Judith Burns - Education reporter in Liverpool (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-35940084) The mental health of children as young as six is being blighted by exam stress, education staff have told the Association of Teachers and Lecturers. ...
Posted 5.4.2016
Plans to force all schools in England to become academies will be outlined in the budget on Wednesday. The Department for Education is expected to publish draft legislation as early as Thursday, BBC Newsnight has learned. The move would end the...
Posted 15.3.2016
Head teachers of some small schools in England say they might have to use teaching budgets to help fund school lunches after a grant ends in July. Since September 2014, schools with fewer than 150 pupils have received extra funding to help provide...
Posted 10.2.2016
Schools in England are to be required to give vocational routes as much time as academic subjects to help students who want to land apprenticeships. Education Secretary Nicky Morgan said ministers wanted to "level the playing field", mak...
Posted 25.1.2016
Schools in England are being judged on the basis of raw GCSE results for the last time, heralding the end of school league tables in their present form. Head teachers are welcoming changes that means from next year, schools will be measured on a...
Posted 22.1.2016

Register with Ampersand Education before the end of January, and when you complete your first day with us, we will give you a fantastic Amazon Fire 7 Tablet, rrp. £50!

 

Posted 22.1.2016
Scrutiny of academy schools is "confused, fragmented and lacking in transparency", say MPs in a report. With more than 5,000 schools in England now academies, the system for monitoring them needs reassessment, says the Education Select C...
Posted 20.1.2016
As it emerges that GCSE and A-level exam timetables have been drawn up to minimise clashes with the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, we take a look at what influences and restricts scheduling. When the hand of God strikes, nudging a major GCSE exam int...
Posted 14.1.2016
Where children grow up in England is more likely to determine success or failure at school than in previous generations, a study suggests. The Social Market Foundation has examined test results of cohorts born in 1970 and 2000 and found regional dif...
Posted 12.1.2016
Ampersand Education - For Supply Teaching Jobs in London. At Ampersand Education, we provide both daily and long term supply teachers to fill teaching jobs in both primary and secondary schools around London. By signing up with Ampersand Educat...
Posted 9.1.2016
As many people make New Year careers resolutions, the National College of Teaching and Leadership is expecting a surge of interest in the profession. Last January, the NCTL saw nearly half a million hits to its "Get into Teaching" website....
Posted 4.1.2016

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