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As a matter of interest, do you end up doing overtime (unpaid)?

on either a regular or from time to timr basis?

I generally don't but I have heard some do


Fri May 25, 2012 1:40 pm
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Post Re: Overtime
I have my own school, so any teaching hours are paid.

I haven't heard of anyone working over-time without pay, but it seems most contracts list a certain number of teaching hours, 20-25 teaching hours. Do you mean some places are going over that without compensation?

There is a post somewhere in here where someone was talking about teaching almost 40 or over 40 class hours at maybe a kindergarten. The school just kept adding them on but didn't raise the salary or pay overtime.

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Mon May 28, 2012 7:21 am
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Post Re: Overtime
If you are counting actual classroom teaching hours, I technically don´t work overtime... If you count the amount of time I spend making lesson plans and materials and preparing for my classes... then we are getting into some serious overtime, lol. I´m sure you all know how that goes...


Tue May 29, 2012 3:03 pm
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Post Re: Overtime
Some people consider English corners to be overtime unpaid work and fight to get additional payment per hour.


Fri Jun 15, 2012 12:09 pm
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