Joining the slow lane - is it possible in Phnom Penh? And how does the economics work out?

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Re: Joining the slow lane - is it possible in Phnom Penh? And how does the economics work out?

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phuketrichard wrote: Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:43 am I have 3 friends all working at the American international High school in Yangon
1 runs the it dept +teaches 2 hours/day, 2 teach (1 primary,1 science/math)
all are Americans
all earn $2,800++all get a free flight to bangkok every 70 days and visa paid for
all get a free flight back to the states once/year
all get 1 2 bedroom apt ( worth apx $2,500/month in Yangon)
1 gets free tuition for his son
the tech guy is the only one without a masters but he has all the experience and letters behind his name
work on campus 8-12, 1-4 monday-friday
Good money over there


Makes me wonder how much students school fees are for the school to pay those salaries plus running costs ?
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that genius wrote: Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:31 am What's wrong with an employee asking that, violet? Most people work a 40 hour week...why should teachers not? Factory workers here work 48 hours a week and many do overtime.

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I work more than forty hours a week, and unlike previous years, I now do it all on the premises (except for marking) It is not split evenly throughout the week in a soul destroying (from the west, and for me) 9-5 rat race. Nor does it equate to one teaching hour for every hour taught. I am happy to discuss in more detail in person with people in further detail.
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synonyms: become less tense, loosen, slacken, unknot
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violet wrote: Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:20 am
that genius wrote: Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:31 am What's wrong with an employee asking that, violet? Most people work a 40 hour week...why should teachers not? Factory workers here work 48 hours a week and many do overtime.

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I work more than forty hours a week, and unlike previous years, I now do it all on the premises (except for marking) It is not split evenly throughout the week in a soul destroying (from the west, and for me) 9-5 rat race. Nor does it equate to one teaching hour for every hour taught. I am happy to discuss in more detail in person with people in further detail.
By the way TG...weak argument. I could list 100s of professions that aren't 40hr a week jobs
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violet wrote: Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:45 am I could list 100s of professions that aren't 40hr a week jobs
Please do
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Many private schools here work around the Khmer national curriculum which means they often only teach English in the mornings or only in the afternoons. FInd one of those schools if you're interested in working just a few hours a week.
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fax wrote: Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:52 am
violet wrote: Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:45 am I could list 100s of professions that aren't 40hr a week jobs
Please do
I could but I won't. Learn about the big wide world yourself. :)
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violet wrote: Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:39 am I could but I won't. Learn about the big wide world yourself. :)
Could you though? 10 should be easy enough. You wouldn't make hasty generalizations, would you?
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Question. A teacher wants to teach part-time 60 hours a month in Phnom Penh and cover the $1,500 it will cost him and his family to live. How much does the teacher need to earn per hour.

Answer. Is it

(A) $10
(B) $25
(C) 160 hours
(D) Not Possible
(E) Myanmar
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fax wrote: Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:41 am
violet wrote: Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:39 am I could but I won't. Learn about the big wide world yourself. :)
Could you though? 10 should be easy enough. You wouldn't make hasty generalizations, would you?
I'm prone to exaggeration
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