At school for 8 hours (only getting paid for 4)

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At school for 8 hours (only getting paid for 4)

Post by stupid-barang » Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:43 pm

I recently went for an interview with an international school. Everything was great until they tell me it's an 8.5 hour day, but there are only 4 (paid) hours.

My last school was not like this. It's nice to have a lot of free time, preferably I only want to work part-time. I am curious, is there anyone doing this type of schedule? This is crazy and I am going to pass.
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Re: At school for 8 hours (only getting paid for 4)

Post by Username Taken » Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:14 pm

What is the name of this international school?
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Re: At school for 8 hours (only getting paid for 4)

Post by lostjeremy » Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:58 pm

If you're getting paid hourly then it's probably not an international school and that's why they are getting free labor from you. Planning time should always be paid and at least equal to classroom time.

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Re: At school for 8 hours (only getting paid for 4)

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:48 pm

Do they require you to be on the premises the whole time?
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Re: At school for 8 hours (only getting paid for 4)

Post by bob.fortin » Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:40 pm

When I taught English in Chiang Mai it was three hours in morning and two in evening I could drink in the afternoon. I never asked for eight hours pay.
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Re: At school for 8 hours (only getting paid for 4)

Post by JUDGEDREDD » Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:51 pm

If they're paying twice the going rate then it should be fine
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Re: At school for 8 hours (only getting paid for 4)

Post by stupid-barang » Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:28 pm

Bitte_Kein_Lexus wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:48 pm
Do they require you to be on the premises the whole time?
I am not sure. It's 7am-3:30, even if they don't, the school is too far to go home and return.
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