Stressful workload

16th November 2007 at 00:00
More than half of all independent school teachers put in overtime for no additional pay. A survey, by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers, also reveals that 61 per cent of such staff work more than 48 hours a week. Fewer than one in 10 was paid for the extra hours. Sixty per cent said the volume of work was too high, and almost half said this was making them stressed. The union questioned 776 teachers.

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