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to think this head has just realised being a head isn't as easy as she thought?

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kim147 Wed 09-Oct-13 22:46:33

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ClayDavis Wed 09-Oct-13 23:11:26

Sadly I suspect this was inevitable. What a massive waste of time and resources.

LovesBeingOnHoliday Wed 09-Oct-13 23:15:00

Love how she's tge one getting tge heat. There are lots of jobs where you don't have to do tge job to be tge boss

ravenAK Wed 09-Oct-13 23:16:28

Teaching, for example, isn't one of them.

Namechangesforthehardstuff Wed 09-Oct-13 23:16:39

I know the school very very very well. And am I surprised? <tries to arrange face into surprised shape, gives up>

Lilacroses Wed 09-Oct-13 23:17:24

Ditto ClayDavis. What a ridiculous situation. The Headteacher at the school I work in is absolutely fantastic but she works 7 days a week. On school days she is at work from 7am till at least 6.30 and most weeks she has meetings till much later. At the weekend she works several hours a day. We are so lucky to have her, I would not do the job for double the money.

Namechangesforthehardstuff Wed 09-Oct-13 23:18:10

Bring a head is all about directing teaching and learning. She isn't a teacher, she knows fuck all about either.

Bet the sponsors are very pleased.

BillyBanter Wed 09-Oct-13 23:21:28

Is she the one that was on telly when offered the job saying ooh, no I'll be absolutely fine. It's a brill idea.

Nettymania Wed 09-Oct-13 23:23:04

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kim147 Wed 09-Oct-13 23:23:30

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ClayDavis Wed 09-Oct-13 23:24:54

I'm sure you are right, Loves. But this particular job was never going to be one of them. As much as I think she has been used as a scape goat she is not entirely blameless. She knew as well as anybody else what she was getting herself into and how it was likely to turn out.

Namechangesforthehardstuff Wed 09-Oct-13 23:26:27

Ooooh, Kim who is it? Name names...

kim147 Wed 09-Oct-13 23:27:39

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Namechangesforthehardstuff Wed 09-Oct-13 23:27:48

September's barely bloody out. That must be the quickest departure ever. Poor love.

SomethingOnce Wed 09-Oct-13 23:30:47

I shouldn't laugh...

kim147 Wed 09-Oct-13 23:32:21

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ClayDavis Wed 09-Oct-13 23:34:12

Why not Something? I am as is everyone else I think. What is it they say about pride coming before a fall?

ClayDavis Wed 09-Oct-13 23:34:39

Education Secretary. She's now overqualified for that position.

BoundandRebound Wed 09-Oct-13 23:36:55

I am speechless

SomethingOnce Thu 10-Oct-13 00:55:49

Because I felt a bit mean for laughing.

Don't worry, I'm over it now grin

Mimishimi Thu 10-Oct-13 01:02:05

No, she's just climbing the ladder for other positions and her brief stint as head will be explained away, as it has been, by the explanation that her intention was to merely set everything up before heading into admin where her probable wacky theories can go into education policy without having to go through the inconvenient stage of actually trying them out in a real classroom setting first. It's nothing new. Me, cynical?

MidniteScribbler Thu 10-Oct-13 01:21:19

There are lots of jobs where you don't have to do tge job to be tge boss

I could have no respect for a head who had not done their time on the coalface. How can they really understand what my job entails if they haven't done it?

NatashaBee Thu 10-Oct-13 03:52:22

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kim147 Thu 10-Oct-13 09:10:58

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georgedawes Thu 10-Oct-13 09:20:17

I think what is so disturbing is the fact it'll have no impact on her probably stellar career and she'll become head of education policy somewhere or other, and in fact she'll say she was "successful at setting up a free school" rather than acknowledging it was all a bit of a failure really.

I don't think her career should be mothballed, far from it, but these sort of people always come out smelling of roses don't they?

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