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    During term time?? And what about at the holidays?

    I'm in second year of my BEd and my mentor told me most primary teachers work 60 hours a week in term time.

    I don't know if I want to do this....
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    During term time?? And what about at the holidays?

    I'm in second year of my BEd and my mentor told me most primary teachers work 60 hours a week in term time.

    I don't know if I want to do this....
    It might be slightly different because it's a private school so they finish school later, but my mum is a primary school teacher

    She works from 8.30 till 6pm at school (yes, lessons finish at 6)
    When she gets home she works for between usually 45mins-2hrs doing marking etc
    (She doesn't work on fridays or Saturdays or tuesday afternoon because she is part-time)
    At the weekend she usually does a couple of hours marking or lesson planning a day, it's quite variable though, some weekends she'll do basically nothing, others she'll do loads.

    Short holidays like half-term, basically no work, maybe a little the weekend before starting again (as if it was a normal weekend)
    Long holidays like xmas she normally has to write reports for the first few days and is quite busy, but then the rest of the holiday is free time apart from the last 3 days or so.

    My dad is also a teacher, and many of the adults in my life are teachers..lol so I think this is fairly typical, although state school teachers tend to finish lessons earlier at about 3.30 some stay to help with after school clubs until about 5ish so it's not too different.
 
 
 
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