The Supply Teacher - Supply Teacher Super Powers The Supply Teacher - Bi-monthly e-zine for supply teachers, host of National Supply Teacher Week. http://thesupplyteacher.com/home/competition/supply-teacher-super-powers 2018-06-20T00:19:14+00:00 The Supply Teacher office@thesupplyteacher.com Joomla! - Open Source Content Management I have super powers! 2014-12-15T12:20:22+00:00 2014-12-15T12:20:22+00:00 http://thesupplyteacher.com/home/competition/supply-teacher-super-powers/330-i-have-super-powers Sharon Wood office@thesupplyteacher.com <p style="text-align: justify;"><img src="http://thesupplyteacher.com/images/otherlogos/POW.png" border="0" alt="I have super supply powers!" title="I have super supply powers!" style="border: 0; float: right; margin-left: 15px; margin-right: 15px;" />I have eyes in the back of my head and the ability to know exactly what you are about to do, and why you think you are going to get away with it... You are not!!</p> <p style="text-align: right;">Alison</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><img src="http://thesupplyteacher.com/images/otherlogos/POW.png" border="0" alt="I have super supply powers!" title="I have super supply powers!" style="border: 0; float: right; margin-left: 15px; margin-right: 15px;" />I have eyes in the back of my head and the ability to know exactly what you are about to do, and why you think you are going to get away with it... You are not!!</p> <p style="text-align: right;">Alison</p> Your Everything 2014-12-15T11:47:07+00:00 2014-12-15T11:47:07+00:00 http://thesupplyteacher.com/home/competition/supply-teacher-super-powers/327-your-everything Sharon Wood office@thesupplyteacher.com <p class="western" style="margin-top: 0.26cm; margin-bottom: 0cm; line-height: 0.45cm;" align="LEFT"><span style="color: #141823;"><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 9pt;">Mother dear, mother dear,<br /></span></span></span><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; color: #141823; line-height: 0.45cm;">There is no need to feel fear, <br />for I am here, yes me - the one, <br />your everything from earth to sun.</span></p> <p class="western" style="margin-top: 0.26cm; margin-bottom: 0cm; line-height: 0.45cm;" align="LEFT"><span style="color: #141823;"><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 9pt;">When on supply,<br />I did wonder why<br />You never felt the urge<br />To break down and cry,<br />And then I remember, <br />Through thick and thin, <br />There I was, <br />Kind and comfortin'.</span></span></span></p> <p class="western" style="margin-top: 0.26cm; margin-bottom: 0cm; line-height: 0.45cm;" align="LEFT"><span style="color: #141823;"><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 9pt;">You're almost ready every morning,<br /></span></span></span><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; color: #141823; line-height: 0.45cm;">For a random job without warning, <br />There're often no plans and you wonder why, <br />There're suspicious circumstances but there's no need to cry, <br />For I am here your daughter that's small,<br />To help you get through it all.</span></p> <p class="western" style="margin-top: 0.26cm; margin-bottom: 0cm; line-height: 0.45cm;" align="LEFT"><span style="color: #141823;"><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 9pt;">I can make porridge, tea and beans on toast,<br />I'm the one who will support and help you the most, <br />I'm told I am helpful, kind, and cute, <br />I play many instruments including the nose flute.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; color: #141823; line-height: 0.45cm;">You can rely on me to be around<br /></span><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; color: #141823; line-height: 0.45cm;">Wherever you are - in space or underground, <br /></span><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; color: #141823; line-height: 0.45cm;">Because whatever you want wherever you may be, <br /></span><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; color: #141823; line-height: 0.45cm;">It's probably got something to do with me. </span></p> <p class="western" style="margin: 0.26cm 0.03cm 0cm; line-height: 0.45cm; text-align: right;" align="LEFT"><em><span style="color: #141823; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; line-height: 17.0078735351563px;">By Robin aged 12</span></em></p> <p class="western" style="margin-top: 0.26cm; margin-bottom: 0cm; line-height: 0.45cm;" align="LEFT"><span style="color: #141823;"><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 9pt;">Mother dear, mother dear,<br /></span></span></span><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; color: #141823; line-height: 0.45cm;">There is no need to feel fear, <br />for I am here, yes me - the one, <br />your everything from earth to sun.</span></p> <p class="western" style="margin-top: 0.26cm; margin-bottom: 0cm; line-height: 0.45cm;" align="LEFT"><span style="color: #141823;"><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 9pt;">When on supply,<br />I did wonder why<br />You never felt the urge<br />To break down and cry,<br />And then I remember, <br />Through thick and thin, <br />There I was, <br />Kind and comfortin'.</span></span></span></p> <p class="western" style="margin-top: 0.26cm; margin-bottom: 0cm; line-height: 0.45cm;" align="LEFT"><span style="color: #141823;"><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 9pt;">You're almost ready every morning,<br /></span></span></span><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; color: #141823; line-height: 0.45cm;">For a random job without warning, <br />There're often no plans and you wonder why, <br />There're suspicious circumstances but there's no need to cry, <br />For I am here your daughter that's small,<br />To help you get through it all.</span></p> <p class="western" style="margin-top: 0.26cm; margin-bottom: 0cm; line-height: 0.45cm;" align="LEFT"><span style="color: #141823;"><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 9pt;">I can make porridge, tea and beans on toast,<br />I'm the one who will support and help you the most, <br />I'm told I am helpful, kind, and cute, <br />I play many instruments including the nose flute.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; color: #141823; line-height: 0.45cm;">You can rely on me to be around<br /></span><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; color: #141823; line-height: 0.45cm;">Wherever you are - in space or underground, <br /></span><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; color: #141823; line-height: 0.45cm;">Because whatever you want wherever you may be, <br /></span><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; color: #141823; line-height: 0.45cm;">It's probably got something to do with me. </span></p> <p class="western" style="margin: 0.26cm 0.03cm 0cm; line-height: 0.45cm; text-align: right;" align="LEFT"><em><span style="color: #141823; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; line-height: 17.0078735351563px;">By Robin aged 12</span></em></p> Daily Prayer to the Gods of Teacher Recruitment 2014-12-15T11:41:45+00:00 2014-12-15T11:41:45+00:00 http://thesupplyteacher.com/home/competition/supply-teacher-super-powers/326-daily-prayer-to-the-gods-of-teacher-recruitment Sharon Wood office@thesupplyteacher.com <p align="center"><span style="line-height: 1.3em;"> </span><span style="line-height: 1.3em;">Grant me many pre-booked days</span></p> <p align="center"> <span style="line-height: 1.3em;">At perfect schools with fab TAs.</span></p> <p align="center">And failing that an early call –</p> <p align="center">Not too far, with classes small.</p> <p align="center">Let all the traffic lights be green,</p> <p align="center">Allowing me to slip unseen</p> <p align="center">Into the class before the bell,</p> <p align="center">To suss things out, my fears to quell.</p> <p align="center"> </p> <p align="center">May there be planning comprehensive,</p> <p align="center">A working whiteboard interactive,</p> <p align="center">Daily schedule on display,</p> <p align="center">Lovely weather; no wet play,</p> <p align="center">Staff who show me to the loo,</p> <p align="center">Smile and offer up a brew,</p> <p align="center">Kids who know their own maths places,</p> <p align="center">Eager, smiling, happy faces.</p> <p align="center"> </p> <p align="center">I’ll challenge and differentiate,</p> <p align="center">Their little minds to educate.</p> <p align="center">But please don’t leave me much to mark;</p> <p align="center">I’d like to leave before it’s dark.</p> <p align="center">If these demands are not denied,</p> <p align="center">My super-powers will be supplied.</p> <p align="center">I’ll meet the needs of wild or passive,</p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <span style="text-align: center; line-height: 1.3em;">To educate the Primary Massive.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center">by Rachel</p> <p align="center"><span style="line-height: 1.3em;"> </span><span style="line-height: 1.3em;">Grant me many pre-booked days</span></p> <p align="center"> <span style="line-height: 1.3em;">At perfect schools with fab TAs.</span></p> <p align="center">And failing that an early call –</p> <p align="center">Not too far, with classes small.</p> <p align="center">Let all the traffic lights be green,</p> <p align="center">Allowing me to slip unseen</p> <p align="center">Into the class before the bell,</p> <p align="center">To suss things out, my fears to quell.</p> <p align="center"> </p> <p align="center">May there be planning comprehensive,</p> <p align="center">A working whiteboard interactive,</p> <p align="center">Daily schedule on display,</p> <p align="center">Lovely weather; no wet play,</p> <p align="center">Staff who show me to the loo,</p> <p align="center">Smile and offer up a brew,</p> <p align="center">Kids who know their own maths places,</p> <p align="center">Eager, smiling, happy faces.</p> <p align="center"> </p> <p align="center">I’ll challenge and differentiate,</p> <p align="center">Their little minds to educate.</p> <p align="center">But please don’t leave me much to mark;</p> <p align="center">I’d like to leave before it’s dark.</p> <p align="center">If these demands are not denied,</p> <p align="center">My super-powers will be supplied.</p> <p align="center">I’ll meet the needs of wild or passive,</p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <span style="text-align: center; line-height: 1.3em;">To educate the Primary Massive.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center">by Rachel</p> The Secret Powers of a Supply Teacher 2014-12-15T11:38:18+00:00 2014-12-15T11:38:18+00:00 http://thesupplyteacher.com/home/competition/supply-teacher-super-powers/325-the-secret-powers-of-a-supply-teacher Sharon Wood office@thesupplyteacher.com <p><span style="line-height: 1.3em;">Always on my best behaviour,</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.3em;">To the rescue, teacher’s saviour.</span></p> <p>I come prepared, I feel the onus -</p> <p>If planning’s left it’s just a bonus.</p> <p>Armed with worksheets, pens and stickers,</p> <p>Wet wipes, hair-bands and spare knickers.</p> <p>A full PE kit in my boot,</p> <p>With wellies and a nasal flute,</p> <p>A hand-puppet and large maracas,</p> <p>My friends and family think I’m crackers.</p> <p>But modelling origami flowers</p> <p>Is just a taster of my powers.</p> <p>I teach on each and every theme,</p> <p>In settings some would judge extreme.</p> <p>Across the schools, I span key stages,</p> <p>All for very meagre wages.</p> <p>Fuelled by Merlot, tea and cake,</p> <p>I leave them awe-struck in my wake</p> <p>I work outside the laws of nature.</p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.3em;">I am the Super-Educator!</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: right;">by Rachel</p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.3em;">Always on my best behaviour,</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.3em;">To the rescue, teacher’s saviour.</span></p> <p>I come prepared, I feel the onus -</p> <p>If planning’s left it’s just a bonus.</p> <p>Armed with worksheets, pens and stickers,</p> <p>Wet wipes, hair-bands and spare knickers.</p> <p>A full PE kit in my boot,</p> <p>With wellies and a nasal flute,</p> <p>A hand-puppet and large maracas,</p> <p>My friends and family think I’m crackers.</p> <p>But modelling origami flowers</p> <p>Is just a taster of my powers.</p> <p>I teach on each and every theme,</p> <p>In settings some would judge extreme.</p> <p>Across the schools, I span key stages,</p> <p>All for very meagre wages.</p> <p>Fuelled by Merlot, tea and cake,</p> <p>I leave them awe-struck in my wake</p> <p>I work outside the laws of nature.</p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.3em;">I am the Super-Educator!</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: right;">by Rachel</p>