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Re: Substitute Teaching: input please?
Posted by Beth Clymo on 11/17/06
(14) Comments

    I sub in Lovingto, with my BS degree. I get $75 a day. I have been
    other places and they get a lot whole lot more. With out my degree,
    I would only get $45 without any school hours, $55 with an AA
    In Hobbs a sub with a degree gets $55, non degree gets $50. What's
    up with that? Texas is a better paying job for Subs and for
    teachers...Try there!

    On 8/24/06, Teresa wrote:
    > For one, I didn't say anything about the state's ability to
    > teach it's children,I think this state (which by the way isn't
    > capitalized!) has a very good governor who is constantly
    > improving the education for our children. I didn't bash New
    > Mexico, I bashed the substitute pay rate. How many people would
    > disagree that the pay rate is low? For your information, I
    > wasn't home schooled, why are you so bitter? Also, here are some
    > links to school districts in Iowa, with substitute pay rates:
    > http://www.dmps.k12.ia.us/careeropps/4subteach.htm
    > ($116/day)
    > http://www.vinton-shellsburg.k12.ia.us/admin/hres/sub.html
    > ($98/day)
    > http://www.ankeny.k12.ia.us/Admin/Distinfo/humres/subs.htm
    > ($105/day)
    >
    > After ten days in the same classroom,(in Iowa) substitute
    > teachers receive per diem of the teacher pay. Here, after 60
    > days substitutes get a per diem of 65&37; of the base pay salary.
    > When were you in Iowa? In the 90's? Get over it! Find some
    > positive aspect in your life, focus on that, and be happy.
    >
    > On 8/20/06, Been To Iowa wrote:
    >>
    >> Teresa, stop bashing New Mexico and go back to Iowa.
    >> You are lying about the pay rates there. I subbed all over
    > Iowa
    >> and generally earned $65 a day.
    >> Go back to Iowa, and get a job there if it's so great.
    >> New Mexico doesn't need negative people who dislike this State
    >> teaching it's children.
    >> I'll bet you were "home schooled" and that's why you are
    >> so "smart!"
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >> On 8/11/06, Teresa wrote:
    >>> On 8/03/06, Jan Conwell wrote:
    >>>> Hello from Florida!
    >>>>
    >>>> We're currently stationed at Eglin AFB. My husband and I
    >>>> will be moving to the Las Cruces/Alamagordo next summer
    >>>> when he retires from the AF. I've taught (Civil Service)
    >>>> in Air Force tech schools and faculty development for
    >>>> almost ten years, but have no formal teaching
    >>>> certification. I've also subbed (K-12) in Texas and
    >>>> Montana.
    >>>>
    >>>> My goal is to work part time as a substitute once we
    >>>> move...could someone advise me as to the pay,
    >>> certification
    >>>> requirements, and general atmosphere for subs?
    >>>>
    >>>> Thanks!
    >>>> Jan
    >>>>
    >>>> P.S. I've enjoyed reading the threads on this board--very
    >>>> helpful.
    >>>
    >>> Jan-
    >>> I live in Carlsbad, which is about 2.5 hours sw of
    >>> Alamogordo. I have been subbing since I moved here last
    >>> year. The pay here stinks, but then again, they let anyone
    >>> without a serious criminal record substitute as long as they
    >>> are 18, or maybe 19. Pay last year was $50 a day. Thats it!
    >>> It went up to $65 this year. I find this frustrating because
    >>> I moved from Iowa, who only let certified teachers
    >>> substitute, and pay was anywhere from $100-$150 a day. As a
    >>> certified teacher, I find it unfair that the pay is the
    >>> same, but that's just me. Anyway, good luck!
    >>> Teresa