Substitute Teacher, K-12 Reviews

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Last updated Mar 20 2023
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Substitute Teacher, K-12 Reviews

What is it like working as a Substitute Teacher, K-12?

February 2019
Substitute Teacher, K-12:
Substitute teachers are treated like second class citizens by some of the school staff. The pay is really bad. I think they should pay more because Chicago is an expensive place to live. The cost of living is high.
March 2022
I like the work but I need full time pay.
Substitute Teacher, K-12 in Newark:
Pros: I love working with the children, I love the learning opportunity
Cons: opportunities are not transparent. i.e, work opportunities, pay increases
February 2015
Working as a substitute teacher is good.
Substitute Teacher, K-12:
Pros: I like to learn more about school missions. Furthermore, my pay rate depends on the hours I work.
Cons: As a substitute teacher, students walk over you since the full time teacher is out.
March 2015
Substitute Teacher, K-12:
Pros: Teaching children about Language Arts and Reading.
Cons: Low Pay for having a Bachelor's degree.
August 2015
That I would have had benefits if I worked full time.
Substitute Teacher, K-12:
Get a full time position ASAP.
October 2015
Substitute teaching.
Substitute Teacher, K-12:
Pros: I have the advantage of observing the different classrooms and teaching staff. Some of the schools are great to work in and I try to pick the same ones again when I can. I like having lessons already prepared and having student helpers who know the routine to make my assignments as less stressful. I the fact that using the lessons laid out I can teach the lesson for the students to learn what they need to know from the lesson. Also the teachers love the fact that I give out homework based on the worksheets provided by the teacher.
Cons: In some of the classrooms, I found there are some students who act out when a substitute teacher is assigned to them. There is no disciple with the classroom or the students. The principals of the schools are all at odds with the students and feel that their hands are tied. Another thing I like least about the job is that the assignments are few and once in a while I may get to work a whole week of assignments.
February 2017
Great place to work.
Substitute Teacher, K-12 in Cheney:
Pros: Friendly co-workers.
Cons: Bad pay wages.

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