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If you are a secondary HOD

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EvilTwins Fri 12-Jul-13 18:27:52

What's your teaching load like? We've had timetables today (TODAY- can't get over how disorganised it's been this year) and I have more this year than last. A colleague and I were discussing it and I wondered if actually we've been a bit spoiled in previous years. I will be teaching 40/50 in a 2 week timetable.

superram Fri 12-Jul-13 20:08:17

25/30 per week

Palepinkflowerinsummer Sat 13-Jul-13 07:27:06

Blimey superam. 10 hours of non teaching time for me.

EvilTwins Sat 13-Jul-13 09:13:40

Palelpink- 10 hours per week?

Bajas Sat 13-Jul-13 09:20:47

29/40. 3 of the 11 non contacts are set aside for curriculum core team meetings so 8 'frees'. Best I've ever had- last year taught 34/40.

SuffolkNWhat Sat 13-Jul-13 09:21:52

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

SchrodingersFanny Sat 13-Jul-13 09:25:23

We haven't had our timetables yet, we sometimes don't get draft ones until last day and then proper ones in sept!

When I was ft HoD last year I got one extra hour a week than mainscale teachers. However it depends what department English, Maths and Science get more and smaller Dept's get less

SprinkleLiberally Sat 13-Jul-13 09:29:44

One extra non contact lesson per week. One of the reasons I gave it up!

EvilTwins Sat 13-Jul-13 10:10:58

Perhaps I should stop moaning then wink

TheFallenMadonna Sat 13-Jul-13 10:15:45

Different for different departments. I'm head of a core subject and started with 39/50 (2 week timetable). Went up to 43 with staff absence, and I was pretty close to losing it really, partly because of all the extra that comes when over 1/3 of your department is missing!

Helpyourself Sat 13-Jul-13 10:33:02

At least you've got your timetables now.
I still remember the chill as I realised that the timetable I was getting my tutor group to copy from the boar clashed with my one.

notnowImreading Sat 13-Jul-13 10:37:08

Core subject 16/25. Foundation subjects 19/25.

TheFallenMadonna Sat 13-Jul-13 10:40:05

Blimey that's low. Or are we just hard done by?

PotteringAlong Sat 13-Jul-13 17:33:24

42/50 in a 2 week timetable. It will be my busiest year

cuggles Sat 13-Jul-13 20:01:10

25/30 for me..medium sized dept. (PE) 3 for PPA plus 2 for HOD role!

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