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sarahjanesarahjane Wed 09-Mar-16 16:56:32

I give private classes and will unfortunately need to give my students notice with immediate effect as I am moving elsewhere. Is this poor form?

Daffodil90 Wed 09-Mar-16 17:05:09

They might not be thrilled but these things happen and needs must. They might be less irritated if you can recommend a couple of alternative tutors?

RB68 Wed 09-Mar-16 17:09:29

yes I would phone a few others tutors to id spaces and have a chat so you can point people in other directions.

Sometimes life gets in the way

NotMeNotYouNotAnyone Wed 09-Mar-16 17:21:46

It's not great but it's unavoidable

Agree that if you can recommend another tutor that would be ideal, at least a list of potential contacts. Make sure the pupils know where they are and what else they need to do, if you can

sarahjanesarahjane Wed 09-Mar-16 17:23:57

Yes I have made sure that the pupils know where they are so handover will be painless hopefully. Unfortunately don't know any other tutors well enough to be able to recommend. I think the parents are aware of other tutors though. I am leaving them with a lot of resources to be worked through if they want to go down the parental supervision route

Penfold007 Wed 09-Mar-16 17:44:55

Yes, it is poor form but it happens. Giving your soon to be ex pupils lots of resources and if possible a list of other teachers is helpful.

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