Six things that make teachers angry in schools

Schools are generally friendly places to be. 

However, like all workplaces, there are certain triggers that can really rub people up the wrong way, ranging from the trivial to the profound.  Tess reports

1. Kitchen nightmares

Anyone who has ever worked in a school knows what a contentious place the staffroom kitchen is. Half drunk mugs of tea piled up high in the sink, almost obscuring the sign that reads “Any mug left here overnight will be DESTROYED” (complete with a crude Clipart image of a bomb – just to hammer the message home); mouldy lunchboxes; sugar in the coffee jar – the list is endless. 

I can barely bring myself to recall the time I went to eat my lunch only to find that it had been consumed by someone else: the memory is too painful. 

4. Toilets

All we really want is toilet paper (that’s tissue paper – not tracing paper, thank you), a lock that works, an adequate number of functioning toilets and some soap. It’s not too much to ask, is it? 

Read more ways to make you rage Six things that make teachers angry in schools 

Can you add to the list? Grrrrrr Please tell us your thoughts in comments or via Twitter ~ Tamsin


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