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Posts Made By: jcar03
Board: Paraprofessionals 04-08-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By jcar03
I'm only addressing your issue with coverage of...

I'm only addressing your issue with coverage of meetings. In my state, the person covering the class has to be certified which discounts most paras. I am certified but I need someone to help cover...
Board: Paraprofessionals 04-08-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By jcar03
Typically school is cancelled and the days are...

Typically school is cancelled and the days are made up at the end of the year (like snow days). Normally a strike is the breaking point and the community puts pressure for a resolution. I know it...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-19-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By jcar03
I would normally get there 30 minutes before...

I would normally get there 30 minutes before school starts to read sub plans. At the end of the day though I wouldn't stay the teacher contracted time (typically 30 minutes) when there were no...
Board: The Job Search 09-19-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By jcar03
Many times tutors or paras are considered at-will...

Many times tutors or paras are considered at-will positions.
Board: The Job Search 09-19-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By jcar03
50% would mean you are part time. So if there...

50% would mean you are part time. So if there are 6 periods you would teach 3 classes. You would only get half the salary of a teacher with your experience level and degree. You may qualify for a...
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-03-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By jcar03
I highly doubt they will make you pay for the...

I highly doubt they will make you pay for the board.
Board: The Job Search 09-07-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By jcar03
E-mailing is a great way to keep your name in...

E-mailing is a great way to keep your name in someone's mind though be careful of attachments some schools don't allow those through because of virus concerns. If the school has an online app system...
Board: The Job Search 09-03-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By jcar03
You would have a consistent schedule so you may...

You would have a consistent schedule so you may end up making more in the long run. The reason there are many paraprofessional's for special ed (as they call TA's in my area) is because many times...
Board: The Job Search 08-30-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By jcar03
Most schools have to post openings as internal...

Most schools have to post openings as internal only for a specific amount of time. Once that is over they can open it up to anyone.


Did you sub just about everyday? I just applied for a para...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-29-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By jcar03
I would send them to the office. It sends a...

I would send them to the office. It sends a clear message to everyone else in the room that you are not playing games. It is sad if a school "blackballs" you for that. In the middle schools in my...
Board: Career Decisions 08-28-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By jcar03
I took the test in 2008 but I think the content...

I took the test in 2008 but I think the content is the same they just put a limit on how many attempts you can have on the test which is 5. You still need a 240 as a minimum. I focused my studying...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-28-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By jcar03
I would hope that a professional wouldn't have a...

I would hope that a professional wouldn't have a confrontation at school but if she does it would be best not to engage her at all.
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-28-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By jcar03
The beginning of the year is very busy but I...

The beginning of the year is very busy but I would still call and just leave a message if he is unavailable. It doesn't sound like this is a firm "The job is yours" offer so I wouldn't wait until...
Board: Special Education 08-24-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By jcar03
I live in Illinois to and I have a special ed...

I live in Illinois to and I have a special ed degree graduating last December. I went on countless interviews this summer and I have not landed a job and school has started in every school in my...
Board: The VENT 08-24-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By jcar03
Normally budgets are approved by the school board...

Normally budgets are approved by the school board and additional expenses need to be approved. My guess is the admin have those conferences written into their contract. I have seen conferences...
Board: The Job Search 08-24-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By jcar03
Are there any rural districts near you? They...

Are there any rural districts near you? They typically don't have a cut off for subs because they take who they can get. I live in a rural area so I just had to be fingerprinted and cleared and I...
Board: The Job Search 08-23-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By jcar03
Well she said Tuesday and it is only...

Well she said Tuesday and it is only mid-afternoon. Do you know what time the office closes for the day? Maybe call closer to that time and inquire or first thing tomorrow morning.
Board: The Job Search 08-20-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By jcar03
I would look into the certification thing first. ...

I would look into the certification thing first. A master's will expand your knowledge but it doesn't give you more experience in the classroom.
Board: The Job Search 08-18-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By jcar03
I'll be subbing and continuing the search. I may...

I'll be subbing and continuing the search. I may look into landing a part time job on nights and weekends that is local.
Board: The Job Search 08-18-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By jcar03
So far only one principal has called me...

So far only one principal has called me personally to tell me I did not get the job. All the others but one sent a letter in the mail.
Board: The Job Search 08-09-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By jcar03
Can you contact a receptionist at the school to...

Can you contact a receptionist at the school to ask names? I have also just addressed it to the principal and asked them to extend my thanks to the interview committee.
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-05-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By jcar03
The districts I subbed in paid $75 and one paid...

The districts I subbed in paid $75 and one paid $80.
Board: The Job Search 08-05-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By jcar03
I've had no problems with Applitrack. The first...

I've had no problems with Applitrack. The first time filling it out was a pain but I just import it for other districts that use it. If you ever have the misfortunate of dealing with Munis you will...
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