term-time working

term-time working

A family-friendly variant of an annualised contract of employment which enables employees in the UK to work during school term and be absent from work on an unpaid basis during some or all of the school holiday periods.
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We have carried out two consultations and revised and doubled our compensation offer regarding the move to term-time working, and delayed the implementation of these changes to April 2017.
The view that the attraction is term-time working (Franklin and Madge, 2003) does make school nursing a popular career choice, but it is now undervalued and school nurses are not receiving the recognition that they deserve.
During March, a number of meetings were held to thrash out the intricacies of term-time working.
It may even be possible to negotiate term-time working.
all employees with children aged 16 and under and who have worked for a company for more than six months (have) the right to ask for flexible hours -- which could mean anything from working from home, working part-time, working agreed hours over fewer days, term-time working to job-sharing.
More employers are currently offering each of the options (for example, term-time working is now offered by 27 per cent of respondents compared to 11 per cent in 2004), but the most pronounced increase has been in teleworking--up to 46 per cent this year from just 11 per cent in 2004.
It has largely arisen in the last two to three years when we have pushed for family friendly policies, including part-time and term-time working and it has been difficult filling the other half of their role.
Offer flexible working arrangements, such as part-time work, flexitime, job-sharing and term-time working, to employees of all grades.
Flexi-time, shift swaps, compressed working hours, voluntary reduced work-time, job sharing and term-time working are the way forward.
When you want more choices than the normal nine to five pattern allows, there's scope for part-time working, job sharing, term-time working, evening and weekend work.