Perhaps someone could explain to me and the numerous other practising teachers who have shared my disappointment and disbelief at their results precisely why we were not made aware of our unsuitability until after we had parted with a great deal of time, commitment and - dare one say it - money. Phrases such as "jobs for the boys" spring readily to mind; less charitably, one might well suggest fraud on a grand, and shabby, scale.
One reason for my failure was, incidentally, given as my "barely adequate" written English.
Head of English
Cannock Chase High School
136 Doe Bank Lane