I'm fed up with teachers and their hefty salary guides.
What we need here is a little perspective. If I had my
way, I'd pay these teachers myself...I'd pay them
Babysitting wages. That's right. Instead of paying these
outrageous taxes, I'd give them $3.00 an hour out of my own
pocket. And I'm only going to pay them for five hours, not
coffee breaks. That would be $15.00 a day. Each parent
should pay $15 a day for these teachers to babysit their
children. Even if they have more than one child, it's
still cheaper than private day care.
Now, how many children do they teach in a day, maybe
twenty? That's $15 X 20 = $300 a day. But remember they
only work 180 days a year! I'm not going to pay them for
all those vacations. $300 X180 = $54,000. (Just a minute,
I think my calculator needs batteries.)
I know you teachers will say, "What about those who have
ten years of experience and a Master's degree?" Well,
maybe, (just to be fair) they could get the minimum wage,
and instead of just babysitting, they could read the kids a
story. We can round that off to about $5.00 an hour, times
5 hours, times 20 children...$5.00 X 5 X 20. That's $500 a
day times 180 days. That's $90,000. HUH? Wait a
minute...! Let's get a little perspective here.
Babysitting wages are too good for those teachers. Did
anyone see a salary guide around here???!!!
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