Support staff at the John Roan School in Blackheath hold two-day strike against academisation. “Academies everywhere are attacking working conditions and putting more pupils through…
GMB is the largest trade union amongst school support staff including teaching assistants, HLTAs, cover supervisors, nursery nurses, lunchtime supervisors, premises staff, and administrative & finance staff.
Teachers had their workload reduced which resulted in a change and expansion of Support Staff roles. We in GMB know the difference Teaching Assistants and support staff make every single day. Whether it’s supporting a teacher, helping a child, or working with the most vulnerable students, TA’s make our schools better places.
In these circumstances it is more important than ever to belong to a trade union. Collectively your voice is stronger. On an individual level we represent members in grievance and disciplinary meetings, offer legal advice and also offer criminal legal support in the case of false allegations being made.
GMB call on Ministry of Defence to secure future of Lypiatt Primary School in Wiltshire after withdrawal of funds from MoD Education Support Fund. “We are greatly concerned that…
We will stand shoulder to shoulder with all of our members, the parents and the children who desperately need this service to continue, says GMB Southern
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