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user1483719818 Tue 24-Jan-17 10:05:10

Hi all,

I recently resigned from a job as I felt the management style was bullying of their workers and overall I was unhappy in the position. I am an experienced teacher and I felt at the new role, my expertise wasn't valued or respected.
Unfortunately, this happened only 3 days before I found out I was pregnant. I am now on a supply agency's booking list (yet to receive any work)and waiting around to try and make any money from them. I feel stuck in limbo. I want to work but feel employers are unlikely to hire someone 4 months pregnant. I want to be busy and contribute to house finances. Its stressful and I'm not sure what to do. Any ideas or advice?

SarahOoo Sun 29-Jan-17 20:54:19

Can only advise temp work I'm afraid. Join as many supply teacher agencies as you can and consider other work you can do such as office admin.

user1483719818 Mon 30-Jan-17 17:00:03

Thanks SarahOoo. I joined one so far. Might join another as well...

girlelephant Mon 30-Jan-17 17:16:38

I agree you will have lots of transferable skills so recommend getting your CV on some online job sites and also signing up to a few recruitment agencies for temp jobs.

Congrats and good luck

Astoria7974 Fri 03-Feb-17 18:21:21

Temping will be the only way for now unless you teach a subject that parents would want their kids to be privately tutored in? My sil is a temp secondary school maths teacher and supplements her income with GCSE classes at the local FE college

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