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    Hi,
    I visit one school where i get no prep time and i teach all 6 classes myself, plus a class before of.15 min as a intro to English.

    What should i / can i say to my dispatch company? The next day i teach 5 classes at ES, and i have done one week and feel pretty tired already and a bit depressed.
    I have to repeat have to eat with students, its on my schedules time, and i must clean, Kocho sensei comes around to clean near me and i cant be just sitting there.

    Thank you

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    Default Re: 6 classes a day at elementary school, plus before school class.

    What’s the rest of the weeks schedule like?
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    Default Re: 6 classes a day at elementary school, plus before school class.

    can't you just be sitting there? what will happen if you don't clean? have you tried?

    also... you have classes during the summer?

    what does your contract say?

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    ahhh, makes sense

    Quote Originally Posted by antilles43 View Post
    Hi,
    I visit one school where i get no prep time and i teach all 6 classes myself, plus a class before of.15 min as a intro to English.

    What should i / can i say to my dispatch company? The next day i teach 5 classes at ES, and i have done one week and feel pretty tired already and a bit depressed.
    I have to repeat have to eat with students, its on my schedules time, and i must clean, Kocho sensei comes around to clean near me and i cant be just sitting there.

    Thank you
    Great men of action never mind on occasion being ridiculous; in a sense it is part of their job.

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    Default Re: 6 classes a day at elementary school, plus before school class.

    weird

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    Quote Originally Posted by sheilaanderson View Post
    Hi,
    I visit one school where i get no prep time and i teach all 6 classes myself, plus a class before of.15 min as a intro to English.

    What should i / can i say to my dispatch company? The next day i teach 5 classes at ES, and i have done one week and feel pretty tired already and a bit depressed.
    I have to repeat have to eat with students, its on my schedules time, and i must clean, Kocho sensei comes around to clean near me and i cant be just sitting there.

    Thank you
    How long is a period? I've had different times in different schools: 35, 40, and 55 minutes so obviously 6 classes of 55 minutes vs. 6 classes of 35 minutes makes a big difference (or are most Japanese schools the same in this respect?)

    What's your contract with the dispatch company? How many hours? If you have a contract that states x hours and school A is making you do x hours, what can you possibly say to them? If not why do you not just tell them you are contracted for x hours not y hours.

    In my school (not in Japan) my schedule is kind of weird with a really packed Monday and Friday yet Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday are a breeze. To give you an idea: Monday 7 x 55 minute lessons (every second Monday it's 6 x 55mins), and Wednesday only 3 x 55 minute lessons! It's great when Monday is over but as you mention it is tiring. How is your weekly schedule?

    Kocho sensei comes around to clean near me and i cant be just sitting there.
    Did I miss the first episode when Kocho sensei was introduced?

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    Default Re: 6 classes a day at elementary school, plus before school class.

    It’s a bot so I’m afraid you are just shouting into the void at this point.
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    Default Re: 6 classes a day at elementary school, plus before school class.

    Some of my best conversations have been with bots.

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    Default Re: 6 classes a day at elementary school, plus before school class.

    小潴先生

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    I thought it was a troll at first but why go on this site and create this nonsense then? And it was my first post since 2016 on this site

    Quote Originally Posted by Jiggit View Post
    Also did you think there was a teacher who was named "kocho sensei"?
    What's the reference then? Am I missing something?
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    Default Re: 6 classes a day at elementary school, plus before school class.

    It's the principal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ini View Post
    ahhh, makes sense
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