General Chat Thread, start time in General; after reading the thread by @ictsm i was wondering what time you all start?
i get paid about 8-4 (never ...
21st January 2010, 09:41 AM #1
after reading the thread by @ictsm i was wondering what time you all start?
i get paid about 8-4 (never been told my hours officially but i think it works out this way). sometimes end up making the call to down stairs to ask if the school is open late (past 6) if im busy.
21st January 2010, 09:49 AM #2
I am contracted for 36 hours a week - usually in for 7am and out for about 4pm
General rule is as long as lessons are covered and we meet the 36 hours a week - we can start/finish when we want..
Though I usuall;y end up Remoting in from home - but they wont give the the OT for it
21st January 2010, 09:56 AM #3
My hours are 8.45 till 5pm. I usually start between 8 and 9 and finished between 4 and 5 or have a longer dinner break.
21st January 2010, 09:59 AM #4
normal hours - my start time is 8:30am Mon to Fri; end time 5pm Mon to Thu, 4:30 on Fri. Employed Term Time + 2
When there's an urgent message for the website such as snow closure, call may come in at 5:45am to do remote connection rather than pop in. I usually pop along to some evening events to take photos.
These hours are a lot less than I used to work in industry.
21st January 2010, 09:59 AM #5
I work 8 til 4, I dont work overtime so if it dont get done in those hours its scheduled for another day.
21st January 2010, 10:00 AM #6
We work 8am to 4pm Mon-Thu, 3:30pm finish on a Friday. 30 mins lunch break each day
My philosophy now is .... if my time is not worth paying for, I don't give it.......having said that, I try to be flexible & will occasionally start a little earlier or leave a bit later, but I try to stick rigidly to the number of hours I am contracted to do. If asked by SMT, I will stay late to support a parents evening by negotiating time off in lieu.
I don't use remote access either. I don't expect to be called at home and the school does not have my mobile number as they make no contribution towards its provision.
Last edited by broc; 21st January 2010 at 02:06 PM.
21st January 2010, 10:01 AM #7
08:00 to 16:30
21st January 2010, 10:03 AM #8
You do realise thats over 36 hours? lol
Originally Posted by Gatt
21st January 2010, 10:04 AM #9
- Rep Power
Officially: 8.30 -> 4.15 here (Mon-Thurs) 4.00pm on Fridays.
In reality: 8.00 -> 4.40 usually, and sometimes it's pushing 8 or later when I'm leaving. Overtime is not paid in wages, but evening work officially in time in leiu... most of the extra work though I don't keep a strict record of so I summarise it and take off as extra during school holidays - probably should start keeping a record as I'm sure I'm short changing myself!
21st January 2010, 10:05 AM #10
On one job description saying 7:30 start and another saying 8 or somthing.
I work my hours as and when - try to get in for the times stated, but sometimes i do remote work and come in later the next day. It's a bit hard to do alot of server work while school is in full flow. I guess alot of us do this.
21st January 2010, 10:33 AM #11
8-4 Monday toThursday and 8-3.30 Friday. I do not do extra hours as they will not pay OT and sorry but goodwill or time in lieu does not pay my rent.
21st January 2010, 10:33 AM #12
Yep.. - best not to go there
Originally Posted by sidewinder
21st January 2010, 10:37 AM #13
i have had to stay here before i had the net at new house, i was told to fill in a form, never bothered tho. the problem is its hard to measure time when at home as im usually cooking/keeping the gf happy at the same time, and generally have a beer in hand too. i think heads think of us like teaching staff who are paid to work at home/out of school hours.
Originally Posted by Gatt
i just wish i could start at 10 lol wouldnt mind finishing later i just hate mornings (esp when ill lol)
21st January 2010, 10:38 AM #14
8:30am-4:30pm, 1 hour lunch; oh, and 10 weeks holiday!
I will sometimes start early (I get in a bit early as I drop Mrs Enjay off first) or work a bit late, but this flexibility is "repaid" elsewhere. It did take a bit of time to get people to stop pouncing on me during lunch breaks, but now I only get quick or urgent questions.
I certainly don't go for the number of free hours that many of you are giving - if I can't do my job in the working hours available, that isn't completely my problem.
21st January 2010, 10:45 AM #15
All this talk about lunch breaks. What is this you talk of?
My contracted hours are 8-4 like most, but I guess flexibility is the key word.
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