Math Teacher (Male, Age 57) in Milton, MA

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Job TitleMath Teacher
Other Compensation None Set
Company Size(not answered)
LocationMilton, MA
Years Experience30 years

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Describe the type of organization you work for.
Boston Public School systemre, which educates 60,000 students. There are approximately 5,000 teachers (from regular education teachers to school psychologists)

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I am a 7th grade math teacher, teaching pre-algebra to 140 7th graders divided into 5 classes.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
dental coverage, legal services, health insurance (I’m responsible for 15%), summers off with three vacations of a week duration during the school year (Sept-June), annuitiy plans, accumulated sick leave, 18 sick days added on each year with 4 personal days which accumulate.

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A day in the life of…

Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:

5am to 6am
6am to 7am
7am to 8amarrive at work, get ready for school day, monitor homeroom period
8am to 9amperiod 1 pre algebra class
9am to 10amperiod 2 class with part of period 3, period 2 is a study period where I monitor a group of 28 students.
10am to 11ampart of period 3 and period 4
11am to 12pmpart of period 4 and lunch
12pm to 1pmperiod 5 and part of period 6, period 6 is a free planning period
1pm to 2pmpart of period 6 and part of period 7
2pm to 3pmend of period 7, school day is over at 2:15 and teachers are allowed to leave, but many usually stay for another hour to plan for the next day. Many teachers bring papers home to grade
3pm to 4pm
4pm to 5pm
5pm to 6pm
6pm to 7pm
7pm to 8pmwork on grading papers (homework, quizzes)
8pm to 9pm
9pm to 10pm
10pm to 11pm
11pm to 12am

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