A wise MLTAT legend once told me “No other learning area has to justify its existence like Languages do.”
These words have been very true. Part of being a Languages teacher is constantly justifying your learning area. Advocacy becomes a part of the role, and it can sometimes be tricky to manage when you are between multiple schools and age levels. Please note, the idea of this list is to generate some useful tips, don’t try and do them all. No-one needs burn-out!
Getting started as a specialist languages teacher can be a busy experience, especially when you don’t have a classroom. Here are some of our tried and tested tips for getting started.