I have just under two months left of maternity leave. By a grand coincidence, I shall be returning to work at the beginning of the school year, which means I can start fresh along with the rest of the school, instead of slipping in part way through the year. I have written about the mum-side …
Such a big change in routine and identity. Who knew I'd miss it so much!
This past year was one of many changes for me, both personally and professionally. In amongst it all, I believe there were two different parts that caused me the most stress.
I am currently teaching on contract with Education Queensland, not permanent, which makes maternity leave a stressful situation. Here is what you can do to make sure you can access the paid maternity leave through Ed QLD, even if you're not permanent.