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Just had my car bill - labour £32.50 per hour.
Are you sick of highly paid teachers? Teachers' hefty
salaries are driving up taxes, and they only work 9 or 10 months a year! It's
time we put things in perspective and pay them for what they do - babysit! We
can get that for less than minimum wage. That's right. Let's give them £5.93 an
hour and only the hours they work; not any of that silly planning time, or
...any time they spend before or after school. That would be £ 41.51 a day
(8.30 am to 3:30 PM with 60 min. off for lunch and play -- that equals 7 1/2
hours). Each parent could pay £ 41.51 a day for these teachers to babysit their
children. Now how many children do they teach in a day...32? So that's £ 41.51
x 32 = £ 1328.32 a day. However, remember they only work 180 days a year!!! I
am not going to pay them for any holidays . LET'S SEE.... That's £1328.32 X
180= £239,097.60 per year. (Hold on! My calculator needs new batteries). What
about those special education teachers and the ones with Master's degrees?
Well, we could pay them minimum wage (£ 6.90), and just to be fair, round it
off to £ 7.00 an hour. That would be £ 7.00 X 71/2 hours X 32 children X 180
days = £ 302,400.00 per year. Wait a minute -- there's something wrong here!
There sure is! The average teacher's salary (nationwide) is £ 25,000.00/180
days = £ 138.90 per day/ 32 children = £ 4.34 / 7 1/2 hours = £ 0.58 per hour
per student--a very inexpensive babysitter and they even EDUCATE your kids!)
WHAT A DEAL!!!!
I got charged £65 hour labour for my car last year! Couldn't believe it. My dental hygienist charges £36 for 25 minutes and sees 2 patients an hour. That is £72 a hour and after chatting to her she informs me that her course only took 2 years for her to qualify!!
On the note of how to solve the problem of no teaching jobs, I think Mr Gove's suggestions of bringing in a longer school day and longer term times will see many teachers flee the profession.
Are you trying to be serious, sarcastic or funny?
At the moment, your posts were none of these things!
They are also inaccurate, as not all teachers work the hours that you described!
Come back to us when you have more coherent and informed arguments to make if you want a proper debate on this issue!
Are you in management?
Seriously though the solution to teacher unemployment is...
... corporate responsibility...
... wake me up in say... 50, 000 years..?
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