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Advice please on wording of a resignation letter

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NancysGarden Thu 16-Jul-09 17:27:56

I am handing in my notice as TA tomorrow as have just been accepted on the GTP starting September last minute. Just to check: I have been advised to put "I would like to give notice commencing 4 August with the last day of service being 31 August." Sound ok? And I need to know: should I date the letter?

Thanks for any help

foofi Thu 16-Jul-09 17:38:57

Yes, date the letter, and keep it brief.

NancysGarden Thu 16-Jul-09 18:06:53

ok will date. Is the above sufficient to ensure I will be paid over the summer?

roisin Thu 16-Jul-09 18:28:51

Are you sure you have to give 4 weeks' notice. In our contracts it's a calendar month so that would have to date the letter end of July.

hana Thu 16-Jul-09 18:29:54

I didn't think TAs were paid over the summer holidays?

roisin Thu 16-Jul-09 19:12:17

Some are, some aren't hana. It depends on local agreements.

But those that have a term-time only contract, still get cash over the summer.

ie. they get paid for 39 weeks of the year plus 4 weeks hols, so they get 43/52 of the annual salary. But this sum is then divided by 12 so they get an equal amount every month into their bank account.

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