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Gained a variety of experience
Work Placement Co-ordinator (Former Employee) –  Sheffield, South Yorkshire16 April 2018
I am looking for alternative work as my position ceased due to position changing, not necessarily doing the same type of role.

I have had varied experience since leaving school in 1978.

I am looking for work admin based and database rather than a secretarial position, preferably in the public sector or educational environment, or government agency.
Pros
variety
Cons
couldn't continue because not enough work for me
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Career Coach (Former Employee) –  Sheffield, South Yorkshire12 November 2018
Sheffield College has a poor reputation, and with good reason. As an employer, most staff are temporary, and are employed through the colleges own 'recruitment agency', meaning that they are paying themselves to hire you. This also means that working for the college isn't secure, and they can (and do) change your terms and conditions of employment whenever they choose to. My salary was several thousand pounds a year less when I started, than what was agreed at interview. This was rectified within a few weeks, but this was no mistake.
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Catering students create interesting lunches
Cons
Salary, conditions, environment
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Teacher Assistant (Current Employee) –  Sheffield, South Yorkshire28 April 2018
I love my job, but economic pressures, constant re-structures,targets, and pressure from management make it hard. I guess most schools would be the same!
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teaching
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long hours
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