Job Switcheroo

I hate those calls. The ones from the District Office. My heart palpitates fast because I know that it means my job is cancelled or switched or something. She rarely calls.

I was supposed to be in 1st grade today and then the call came. "We need  you to go to the high school and..." and at that moment my blood rushed in my ears and my palms got sweaty, but she finished the sentence with "and sub in the preschool." Ok. Preschool. Sure. Not the HS. But then the panic came again. PRESCHOOL?!?!? Little munchkins? What am I getting myself into?

A fun day for sure and a new experience. Broadening the horizons and such. Served breakfast (a first for me) and then did centers. We did calendar and outside time, I read stories. We had lunch. We did art. We had nap time. NAP TIME people. Like for 2 hours. It was supposed to be 1 1/2 hours but they were WIPED. And my job was to rub their backs to fall asleep. Snack time followed, and then it was reading and outside sensory time.

They asked me if I would consider coming back again. Yep!

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  3. I just SPAMMED your comments with a TYPO!!! Let me try again...

    Brave soul! Glad you had a good day!

  4. I did pre-K for a day and it was awesome. I wanted to nap too.

    I agree with the HS part!... no way, I am busy.
    :o) V.
    Special Teacher for Special Kids

  5. I subbed in preschool once. The moment I had to deal with a 3 year old and a diaper, I knew I was in trouble.

    1. Thankfully I didn't have to do that, the assistant did. Bless her heart!

  6. My very first teaching job was an all day K in a day care center. I LOVED naptime, it was so relaxing (I had to fight to stay awake myself some days). I think that pre-school would be fun, but then I would probably run screaming back to my second graders!
    Second Grade is Out of This World!

  7. OH, you are one brave girl. I would not be able to do preschool, kindergarten or first grade. And there are days I wonder what I am doing in second!

  8. Too funny! I teach K-2 and I swear there are days where I wish I had instituted nap time! But there are so many fun things about little ones. They can be sooo cute and when one drives you nuts, there is always another doing something adorable to make you smile :)

    The Lower Elementary Cottage


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