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School district seeks substitute teachers

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District is actively recruiting parents and other community members interested in being substitute teachers.

"Working as a substitute teacher is a great opportunity to work with kids, stay in touch with what is happening in our schools and stay connected to our community," district officials said in a recent posting on the SRVUSD website.

To become a substitute teacher, a person must possess a 30-day substitute teaching credential, single-subject teaching credential or multiple-subject teaching credential, according to officials. The district offers to work with prospective subs about how to obtain a credential.

Anyone with questions about becoming a substitute teacher can contact SRVUSD substitute coordinator Janelle Ludeman at jludeman@srvusd.net.

Comments

Posted by Frankly, a resident of Alamo
on Dec 27, 2013 at 6:25 am

Iron Horse Trail:

Perhaps this happens in other areas as well.

Each time trail arrives to a public street there is a big 4 letter word:

S T O P

But pedestrians and bike riders alike, just walk,run, stroll across the public street as if the 4 letter word: S T O P is intended for the driver of the vehicle.

Some are kind enough to provide the morning single finger salute!!!

Some are more brazen shouting at the driver for not stopping.

Some are on a casual stroll across the public street.

Do you have this experience?

If you do and seek to help reduce these incidents, write a local counsilperson, contact local newspaper on it, toot your horn each time it happens,


Posted by Janice, a resident of Danville
on Dec 27, 2013 at 7:53 am

The pay is quite low. More like volunteer work. The district is not comparable with other districts in the Bay area. If serious, they really need to consider raising the pay.


Posted by profe, a resident of San Ramon Valley High School
on Dec 27, 2013 at 8:44 am

While I am not on the sub list, I was called to sub in an advanced class that had not had a sub who knew the subject for two weeks. Then I realized how little pay I would get for the week's work, amounting to less than $9/hour for the 7 hours at the school, the 2 hours of preparation, and the 10 hours of paper grading that I did. So I turned down the long-term sub job the district offered me and resumed tutoring.


Posted by Grandma, a resident of Alamo
on Dec 27, 2013 at 9:19 am

Many years ago I was offered a long term sub job at a Danville school. I was working on my Multiple Subject credential at the time. I had already decided not to take the class before the visit because there were many problems. Then I met the kids. It was a Special Ed classroom. I took the class.....for the rest of the year. Promptly applied to study for my Severely Handicapped credential and for the next 20 years lived happily ever after. Being a sub opens doors and opens your eyes to many opportunities. If money is an issue, certainly, do not teach. But if waking up every morning happy and eager to go to work, then teach!


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