Month: April 2018

5 Reasons to become a morning person as a substitute teacher
5 Reasons to Become a Morning Person
Working as a substitute teacher or paraprofessional, you are often required to wake up early to find jobs. Most positions open up late at night or early in the morning due to last minute sicknesses or emergencies. But if you’re not awake and checking Aesop for these openings, you may be missing out on some great opportunities. In a previous bl...
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Getting Past the Substitute Struggles
No matter their profession, everyone has those days when they feel like they’re ready to throw in the towel and give up. This can be especially true to substitute teachers and paraprofessionals who experience a few difficulties unique to their jobs. From waking up early to grab open positions to wrangling children who view substitute days as an e...
Steps to a career in education written in chalk on a blackboard
How Being a Substitute Teacher Can Help Jump Start Your Career in Education
Perhaps you’ve just finished your degree, or maybe you’ve decided to pursue a change in careers. One thing is for certain though: you want to be a teacher. Are you prepared to start the process of getting all your certifications in order and then pursuing a position at the school that is the best match for you? If you started out as a substi...