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Substitute Teacher - Relief Teacher

If you'd like to know how to be a better relief teacher, I have some ideas for you. In many areas, a relief teacher is often referred to as a substitute teacher, or as a "sub," for short. He or she fills in for teaching positions when the regular teacher is out because of personal or family illness, the death of a loved one, or for other personal reasons. Teachers are also absent from school sometimes to attend seminars and for other professional reasons. Obviously, the students can't be left unattended, which is where the substitute teacher comes in. I have a lot of experience with this topic - from all sides. Before I completed my teaching degree and became certified, I spent several years as a substitute teacher. After becoming a certified teacher and landing at a job at a public high school, I used substitute teachers and , of course, when I had to be absent from school. In some ways, working as a sub was actually mor...See More

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