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What is a good job for a teacher to do over the summer?

I am looking for a summer job that pays decently, isn't too taxing, and is tailor-made for teachers who have the summer off. I have taught for a few years, and so far the only job that fits that description is bartending at a summer resort. I'd like to not do that anymore. What else is out there?

Asked By: questcequecest - 3/26/2008
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There are two schools of thought on this. First, work a job that is part of what you teach. A science teacher could work at a vet clinic to pick up biology experience. A math teacher could work construction to see how math is used in the real world. The second school of thought is to work a job you love. If you... More
Answered By: John D - 3/26/2008
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I currently do receptionist work at a car dealership at nights. All I do is answer phones...and get paid $10 an hour. Teaching is stressful...no need for your summer to be full of stress too! lol You could teach summer school, be a nanny, petsit, do retail...
Answered By: WantSomethingGood - 3/26/2008
 
I always teach summer school. In my district, it's only three weeks, shorter hours and good pay. Plus, it's in the middle of the summer break so it relieves the monotony... More
Answered By: yankeeteacher - 3/26/2008
 
Try starting a tutor program. Many parents look for tutors for their kids, if they did poorly on their report card. You can get payed alot! Or maybe... try working at a summer school.
Answered By: Princezz - 3/30/2008
 
My favorite job over the summer is to work in a teacher supply store. It's a lot more laid back than teaching summer school and I get the opportunity to meet other teachers who come in over the summer to buy stuff. PLUS you have access to a ton of teaching materials and have plenty of time to browse them.
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