School closure shock
A: I'm sorry you've walked into what is often a very emotional situation.
However, just because a school is being closed, presumably because of falling rolls, the normal rules about resignations still apply in the run-up to the closure. Hopefully, you should expect sympathetic treatment if you start looking for a new post immediately. If you can see the year out and finish your induction in one school, then so much the better. Also, jobs for primary teachers are scarce at the moment and you may not find another one until next September. Ask what arrangements are being made for staff to apply for other posts. Some authorities are more helpful than others in this respect.
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