But our favourite entry is this refreshingly honest correspondent: "I was skint, out of work, just qualified and was offered supply work at a local hellhole of a primary school. I started in January and was told there would be regular work until July. I didn't go back after lunch."
Competition has been hotting up to find the winner of the "World's fastest exit from a school" record. One participant knew of a "supply teacher that left at morning break, saying she couldn't cope". Then, rather spectacularly, someone claimed that a newly qualified teacher backed out before the term started because "they didn't have the nerve to turn up for the Inset day!"
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