On the second day of Christmas my SLT raised with me, two TAs’ timing

Late again?

This is one of the most common difficult conversations we see. Key to successfully resolving it is to make sure you’re really clear about the outcome. Here’s my standard sentence for having this conversation, you can adapt it as required:

“I notice you have been late four times over the last two weeks and the school needs you to be ready to work at 8:30am every day.”

Why TAs? I don’t know but I’ve only once had someone raise the issue of a teacher being late!

 

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The 12 days so far:

On the first day of Christmas my SLT raised with me, the issue of the moody secretary

On the second day of Christmas my SLT raised with me, two TAs’ timing