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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There has been a 29 per cent reduction in the use of term-time working and a 35 per cent reduction in job-sharing, which are both overwhelmingly done by women.
Homeworking, term-time working, nine-day fortnights and flexitime are all examples of how this could work.
They also raise awareness of the issues and benefits around flexible working, which includes reduced hours, compressed hours, amended start and finish times, working from home, job shares, term-time working and ad-hoc time off.
Introduce a school shared support staffing model, through a reduction in staff numbers and term-time working;"this could include classroom assistants, technicians and administrative employees": PS535,000.
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. Our job specifications were re-written--by us--to reflect more accurately our current duties and responsibilities.
It may even be possible to negotiate term-time working. For commercial cleaning you may have to work when buildings are closed for normal activities - in the evenings, early mornings or at weekends.
Earlier this week, it was announced that (and IAEm quoting a media report), o...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.o
According to the survey, 95 per cent of respondents now offer at least one flexible working practice (it lists part-time work, job-sharing, flexitime, career breaks/sabbaticals, term-time working, annualised hours, teleworking and compressed hours as the options available), with part-time working being offered by the most employers at 91 per cent.
Term-time working. When someone on a permanent contract can take unpaid leave during school holidays.