It is “wrong and immoral” for teachers to ask for their hours to be reduced after taking on full-time jobs, a former government adviser has argued. Tes reports.
Sir Andrew Carter, head of the South Farnham Educational Trust, made the comments at the National Teacher Training and Recruitment Conference in London this morning.
Sir Andrew, who chaired the 2015 review of initial teacher training, also suggested some teachers should adjust their expectations around work-life balance, saying: “Some people have too much work, some people have too much life.”
He said: “If somebody wants a part-time job, it’s wrong and immoral of them to take a full-time job and expect the organisation to [make] it into a part-time activity.”
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