What strategies do you use to manage workload and protect your well being?
Music is the key for me, listening to music helps me work together and think of happy times, school has also put things in place such as health and wellbeing sessions during the week each day for staff to take part in, it has proven useful.
What advice would you give anyone who felt like giving up?
My advice would be never give up and be strong, remember why you chose the profession and remember the young people who are inspired by you. I battle negativity by thinking of all the people who has given me a compliment and told me to keep up the good work.
Sum up our profession in 5 words.
Role model, inspiring, motivating, developing and nurturing. The teaching profession needs us, the young people need goals and motivation to keep up the fight and do amazing in their future.