Teaching workload

Old Feb 21st 2016, 9:13 pm
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Hi all,
I'm currently in my second year of teaching in the UK and so far I've had the lowest of lows causing depression and the highest highs i.e. now, I am currently loving my job. Unfortunately the school I am in is temporary (covering a teacher who is quite ill, but should be returning). Long story short, it's unlikely I will get a job there as the turn over of teachers is so low (because the school is so good). So I'm thinking I do not want to end up in a school I hate working 70/80 hours a week for pretty much minimum wage. So my question is....is the grass really greener on the other side?
What is the planning/workload like for a teacher in Dubai? Are you spending your days/nights/weekends planning or are you going into school, coming home, working for an hour or two and forgetting about work until the next day?
I really want a change but I don't want to be on the other side of the world in the same position as I was last year.
Thanks in advance and sorry for the long message.
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