Author Archives: Miss Substitute Teacher

About Miss Substitute Teacher

Working as a substitute teacher. Kids really do say the darnedest things!

I’m baaaaaaack

So took some time to focus on other things for quite awhile. Got caught up teaching part time for a few months, then that wrapped up in time for my summer job with camps. It’s been an eventful few months. … Continue reading

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Psychosomatic Sickness

I’m one of those people who usually does well under stress, but I have been known to have bouts of¬†psychosomatic sickness. Usually in terms of¬†nausea, headaches and joint pain. I was offered a teaching job late last week and it’s … Continue reading

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New year’s resolutions

I’m not really a big new year’s resolution person. I’ve tried making them in the past, but rarely do I follow through since I don’t always make specific ones. I find I’m better at following resolutions if I make them … Continue reading

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December Birthdays

I happen to be one of those unfortunate people who is afflicted with a December Birthday. When you reach the point in your life where you would like to have kids, do those kids a favour and try not to … Continue reading

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Things That Will Distract Students

The longer I teach – or more accurately, the longer I substitute teach, the more I notice how easily distracted high school kids are. I won’t lie, I often get easily distracted myself but I’ve come up with a bit … Continue reading

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Miss vs. Ms. vs. Mrs.

Now it’s an interesting thing – I almost always go by Ms. in my day to day life, particularly as a teacher. However, for this blog I opted for Miss Substitute Teacher. I can’t even remember why, I think it … Continue reading

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Juggling Jobs

So I think I’ve mentioned before how I currently juggle a variety of jobs in order to make ends meet. My main focus is being a substitute teacher, as it will (hopefully) lead to a fully fledged teaching career in … Continue reading

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