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Posts Made By: SubMan
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-18-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By SubMan
How do you track being paid?

Do you have a system for tracking if you are being paid correctly?

I'm in six districts; two are agencies that pay weekly with direct deposit, three are districts that pay every other week with...
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-18-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By SubMan
As others have said, I keep mostly to myself when...

As others have said, I keep mostly to myself when I sub. It's unfortunate that I feel the need to do this but being a male elementary teacher there have been a few instances where my kindness was...
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-18-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By SubMan
There is one district where I am that relies on...

There is one district where I am that relies on retired teachers for subs. They pay regular subs $90.00/day and retired teachers (from the district) $125.00/day. Retired teachers from other districts...
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-14-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By SubMan
Sounds like you had some of the ones I had on...

Sounds like you had some of the ones I had on Monday.

Monday being veterans day means only one school district is in session. I'm lucky enough to snag a job. But what a job; roughly half the...
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-12-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By SubMan
I'm in Pennsylvania. This time around it's been 7...

I'm in Pennsylvania. This time around it's been 7 years; I was furloughed in 2012. After I graduated it was three years before I landed a contract. I'm certified in Elementary and Reading. Many...
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-09-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By SubMan
Substitute Teacher from The Black Lagoon?

Substitute Teacher from The Black Lagoon?
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-09-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By SubMan
One must have patience grasshopper for some of us...

One must have patience grasshopper for some of us have been doing this for years.
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-06-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By SubMan
I would agree and add that substitutes don't have...

I would agree and add that substitutes don't have access to the professional development (aka training) that teachers receive when a district rolls out a new curriculum. We are often left alone to...
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-02-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By SubMan
I work the problems beforehand and don't use my...

I work the problems beforehand and don't use my phone during class time.
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-31-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By SubMan
Usually this is me with the higher math classes....

Usually this is me with the higher math classes. I found an app called Photomath that takes a picture of a math problem and shows you a solution. Iíve also had students teach the class when in a...
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-29-2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 29
 
Posted By SubMan
Here would be mine. 1. Rude staff;...

Here would be mine.

1. Rude staff; secretaries, teachers, and/or principals.
2. Students who can't seem to behave, not talking one or two but most of the class.
3. Poor or missing lesson plans;...
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-29-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 29
 
Posted By SubMan
This is why I say schools are resembling prisons....

This is why I say schools are resembling prisons. One school I go to you have to be "buzzed" through four doors to enter the school. Not one of four but all four doors. Two to get into the office and...
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-23-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 24
 
Posted By SubMan
Hitting students is never a good idea. You're the...

Hitting students is never a good idea. You're the adult in the room and expected to keep your cool. One possible explanation is that you felt threatened by the student and acted impulsively.
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-23-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By SubMan
Here's my thoughts 1. Left the room a mess. ...

Here's my thoughts

1. Left the room a mess.
2. Let the class get too noisy and had to yell to quiet them.
3. Was late (or early) to a special (art, gym, music, library)
4. Complained in the...
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-22-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 22
 
Posted By SubMan
Raises hand

I do!

It happens so much to me that I just figure that I'll have recess duty. Sometimes teachers will see a sub and tell the sub that they have their duty. I always ask "how is it possible for me...
Board: The VENT 10-19-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By SubMan
Iíve heard that one of the assistant principals...

Iíve heard that one of the assistant principals in a district where I sub is a ďsocial media consultantĒ and makes quite a bit of money doing it. Supposedly her plan is to make a pile of money and...
Board: The VENT 10-17-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 35
 
Posted By SubMan
Iím subbing in 6 districts. District 1 ...

Iím subbing in 6 districts.

District 1
Scary kids
Scary parents
Buck passing
Blame game
No support
Weird admin
Eh teachers (push in teachers are frequent no-shows if they see a sub)
Board: The VENT 10-17-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 38
 
Posted By SubMan
I have to do this at one school where I sub. I...

I have to do this at one school where I sub. I have done as others have done and provide fake keys because of the problems associated with providing my real keys.

At this school the secretaries...
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-14-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By SubMan
Iím in six districts three are outsourced; two to...

Iím in six districts three are outsourced; two to one company and another to a second company. As others have stated you lose the state pension contributions.

In my case taxes were messed up with...
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-11-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By SubMan
Sounds like the kindergarten lesson plans I had...

Sounds like the kindergarten lesson plans I had where the curriculum was Disney workbook pages all day; Disney princesses for the girls and Cars for the boys. I kept the lesson plans in my pocket the...
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-11-2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By SubMan
Are you in Pennsylvania?

I had to retake the mandated reporter training 6 months after I took it because it was revised to include information about ďhuman trafficking and slavery.Ē This added content was about 15 minutes...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-28-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By SubMan
In some schools where I sub the adult restrooms...

In some schools where I sub the adult restrooms have been taken over by the special ed department for students. If you dare to use them you get a stern warning from the aide or teacher. They direct...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-26-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By SubMan
I agree, Earlier this week I was at a...

I agree,

Earlier this week I was at a "feeder school" for the co-located middle school and they love me there. I had applied for a LTS reading job at the feeder school and the principal commented...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-24-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By SubMan
Several years ago I was banned from a school, two...

Several years ago I was banned from a school, two schools actually, for something similar.

A couple weeks into the school year I had picked up an assignment for several days of Kindergarten...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-22-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By SubMan
One district where I sub has threatened subs with...

One district where I sub has threatened subs with removal from assignments if they find that we accepted sub jobs while on an assignment in their schools.

We are given a list of things we are not...



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