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    Last day in education!

    Well it's my last day at work in the school today, I'm both sad (genuinely) and releaved. The only real reason I'm leaving is because of "single status" our pay review that I know is still happening in England, essentially I was screwed over by it and frankly was too insulted to appeal when I knew I could earn more by moving employer.

    There's always ups and downs when working in schools but I have to admit it's been one of the best jobs I've had (and I've only had 3!).

    I'll continue to post here of course, this site is invaluable, as are the people posting on it - seeing as most of you are slightly unhinged

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    Re: Last day in education!

    dude where are you going next. Have they given you anymore grief and poped by to say sorry to see you are leaving etc?

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    All the best pal. Hope it all works out.

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    Re: Last day in education!

    Quote Originally Posted by MrHappy
    dude where are you going next. Have they given you anymore grief and poped by to say sorry to see you are leaving etc?
    Yeah been a lot of good will towards me leaving *in general* there's always a few who get a bit childish but most of the staff are genuinely happy. I'm moving to the NHS and taking a serious step up the IT career ladder - only applied for the job for interview experience and never in a million years expected to be offered it

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    Re: Last day in education!

    welldone wish you all the best

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    Re: Last day in education!

    @Halfmad:

    Good luck on your new appointment and wish you all the best for the future

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    All the best. Its my last day on Wednesday.

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    Re: Last day in education!

    Good luck HalfMad, hope you enjoy your new employment. Likewise, good luck for your future plans Richard.

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    Congratulation on the new job. Hope it all goes well

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    Re: Last day in education!

    Congrats on landing the job. Hope you have a good last day

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    Good luck fella. Do drop in and tell us tales about teh land of milk and honey eh?

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    Re: Last day in education!

    Quote Originally Posted by Halfmad
    There's always ups and downs when working in schools but I have to admit it's been one of the best jobs I've had (and I've only had 3!).
    Like you... I had a love hate relationship as a NM for 10 years. I loved the job but hated the bull$h1t and low pay.

    Good luck.... and consider it a lucky escape from the madness we happen to call education! I did

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    Re: Last day in education!

    Good luck in the new job ... and don't forget that there will always be a place for you here ... even if you do have to wear this lovely special jacket with long sleeves and shiny buckles.

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    Sorry to see you go m8 good luck in post

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    Good luck...

    And as your going to the NHS, heres a roll of redtape to get you started! <g>

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