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Posts Made By: Sirsubalot
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-16-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
Yesterday I got lucky. I lost 50 dollars, but...

Yesterday I got lucky. I lost 50 dollars, but then gained $125

I picked up a job yesterday just five minutes before class started. I called to tell them I was leaving in a few minutes, but they...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-14-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
I lost $250 dollars three years ago because our...

I lost $250 dollars three years ago because our district must have " forgotten" to send out the memos explaining how sick pay works. I lost the money because I did not accept jobs I knew I would...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-13-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
We get paid 40% day just for showing up, but even...

We get paid 40% day just for showing up, but even if the job is cancelled that same morning, we get nothing if we do not show up at the site.
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-13-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 26
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
Many rooms do have signs that read" no cell...

Many rooms do have signs that read" no cell phones", or they have the red line in the circle over the sign that reads "cell phone".
We read in our sub folders given out by the office that we are not...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-13-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
I just sent an e-mail to our sub coordinator...

I just sent an e-mail to our sub coordinator asking if their are any restrictions on how late teachers can change subs. I strongly suspect the answer is no, but i wanted to make a point.

We are...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-13-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
Some jobs actually stay up for weeks, while...

Some jobs actually stay up for weeks, while others are gone in seconds.

The reason why jobs stay up so long at my largest district is because there are usually so many jobs to choose from that...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-13-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
I hope that is the case, but I am annoyed at the...

I hope that is the case, but I am annoyed at the possibility she cancelled to get her preferred sub.

If this is the case, it should not be allowed past 6 PM the night before, since we are locked...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-12-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
Well that didn't take long. Darn!

School started today and I was delighted to get a job, but even more delighted to get a four day job the rest of the week this afternoon. Now they just cancelled it. I sure shouldn't feel guilty...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-04-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 26
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
I prefer K-6 and special ed because I feel I can...

I prefer K-6 and special ed because I feel I can engage and help the students rather than babysit them. Middle school can go either way.

If i did not accept high school, I am afraid I would sit...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-04-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
One district gave us a $10 raise three years ago,...

One district gave us a $10 raise three years ago, and another gave us a $25 raise two years ago.

My largest district took away $10 ten years ago, and never gave it back, but they are also the only...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-04-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 26
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
Although my credential is multiple subject, I...

Although my credential is multiple subject, I still get 90% middle and high school.
I do not like high school because it is boring and one hour periods seem like two hours.


There is one class...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-03-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
Every year we need to take the " mandated...

Every year we need to take the " mandated reporter" exam which concludes with a 20 question quiz that requires 80% to pass.
However, the tutorial slides which have always taken under an hour have...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-03-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
classification for our job does not exist

When you go to various web sites, such as Ranker, that lists the most common jobs in America, K-12 teachers as a group would probably rank # 1, but teaching jobs are divided into four separate...
Board: Substitute Teachers 06-27-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
I like to keep my districts separate, which I did...

I like to keep my districts separate, which I did by having the same user number, but a different password.

Now we need both a different user name and password for each district.
Board: Substitute Teachers 06-26-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
Frontline making is change name and password

Both of my Aesop districts sent an e mail saying I am invited to absence management, which is a weird way of telling us we need to create an account and change our username and password.

We now...
Board: Substitute Teachers 06-14-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
Unique T

This is valuable for teachers who can plan in advance, but in my case, there was no computer access, and no time to plan if one was available
Board: Substitute Teachers 06-04-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
The district only pays us 40% of the minimum pay...

The district only pays us 40% of the minimum pay rate which is $50, so when someone forgets to cancel a job, we pay the price.
I got a "generous" 50% from the office manager for leaving at 10 AM...
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-30-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
Teacher just gave me $100

This one is under both the weird and the guilt file.

About a month ago I accepted an assignment that got cancelled.

I accepted the same assignment for today a few days ago.

It was with some...
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-29-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
Today's really bad lesson plan

Today was the first of three early release days before the last day this Friday, so I wasn't expecting an involved lesson plan, so what I got was surprisingly ridiculous.

Upon entering the...
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-28-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
The bill is AB 1522 which became law in 2015. ...

The bill is AB 1522 which became law in 2015.

You can accumulate one hour of sick pay for every 30 hours you work, for a maximum of 24 hours, or three sick days per year per district.

One of my...
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-14-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
I was also the victim of a ruse perpetrated by a...

I was also the victim of a ruse perpetrated by a school to get me into a Kindergarten class from hell.

My favorite jobs are RSP, but at this school, instead of a lesson plan, the note in the RSP...
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-05-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
Simply put, the teacher and the aides are lazy,...

Simply put, the teacher and the aides are lazy, and they do not want someone who actually cares about their job to challenge their lazy apathetic nature.

Your respect for the necessities needed...
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-05-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
No union or contract equals no rights...

No union or contract equals no rights unfortunately.

It is possible just one person did not like you, and that is all it might take.

I would write a formal letter to the consortium if they do...
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-05-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
In 21 years, I have been yelled at once, and this...

In 21 years, I have been yelled at once, and this was by an aide in an ARSD class.

I actually got called to the district office to speak to the superintendent about this day.

This aide...
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-28-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Sirsubalot
Good ideas presented here that covered most of...

Good ideas presented here that covered most of the essentials.

I would also make sure you know where the textbooks and worksheets for the day are located.

They are usually in obvious places,...



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