Byline: NATASHA MUKTARSINGH
HOURS of preparation, endless paperwork, late-night marking and constantly changing standards - no wonder so many teachers feel the job is too much.
They love teaching but hate the increasing burden of administration. So could job-sharing stem the tide of experienced staff quitting the profession?
From tomorrow, a matchmaking service will pair up teachers keen to share the load. A pilot scheme is being run in Essex and Norfolk by job flexibility consultancy Flexecutive.
Managing director Carol Savage says: 'There is a lot of support from schools for job-sharing. The difficulty is finding the right partners.