East Baton Rouge Parish School – Baton Rouge, LA
Mathematics Teacher JobID: 3828 Position Type: High School Teaching Date Posted: 9/16/2015 Location: Woodlawn High REPORTS TO: Principal and/or… jobsradar.com
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I worked at East Baton Rouge Parish School System part-time (More than a year)
The system is fairly easy to orient to, and the schedule is as flexible as you need it to be. When teachers leave adequate lesson information, the process is very smooth, and painless. Starting out, I tried many different schools and established a rapport with the administration so that once I discovered which schools I'd like to frequent, I was already on their priority list. Get to know the teachers and you'll always have the best support system when you arrive to work.
Unfortunately, many teachers will not leave great instruction. With the exception to those who request subs due to sudden emergencies, there are teachers who leave vague instructions and, in some cases, no instruction at all. Also, due to the fear of requirements by the ACA, EBR restricted substitute hours to 29/wk to avoid offering health insurance. I'm not sure if that was even necessary since many subs do not work the available 40 each week anyway, but this pay cut was not necessary, in my opinion.
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Re-consider the behavioral management procedures to accommodate substitutes teachers also, and be aware of the classrooms that have substitutes - those classes will pro