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Working Term Time Only - Would It Work for You?

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I'm wondering if any parents of school age children have tried term time only jobs and how have the worked for you? Has it been worth the reduced pay to not have to pay for childcare in the holidays?

SaverDeals
13 days ago
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jmsonl
jmsonl13 days ago

Well I am not the best person to ask as I have school age children and I do work term times only. I have no idea how everyone else does it. It must cost a bomb. I suppose many people can get some time covered by say grandparents. I don't have that so would be really skint. The childcare I have for my kids before and after school really racks up already.

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12 days ago

Thank you! This I should really helpful to see it from your perspective. It sounds like it definitely works for you then and I understand what you me re the costs of childcare!

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MrsCraig
MrsCraig13 days ago

My husband and I only work term time but that is because we are teachers so I'm probably not the best person to ask

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SaverDeals
SaverDeals
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12 days ago

Still really helpful to hear your point of view. I guess it works pretty well considering you must finish around the same time as the children too? Are there any downsides?

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MrsCraig
MrsCraig12 days ago

SaverDeals our son is only 9 months so I'm still on maternity leave but it has always worked well for us as it means we are off at the same times for the holidays, we know when parents evenings will be so can organise around them, the nursery is next to the school so easy for drop offs and pick ups. Yes you finish at the same time as the children, assuming there are no events on. We find it works for us.

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