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Re: private school salaries


From: felsecker1 (felsecker_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Jun 23 2001 - 07:28:20 PDT

Hi Mark!
Am I imagining it or are you from England? Sounds like it!
Barb F.
----- Original Message -----
From: Mark Alexander <>
To: ArtsEdNet Talk <>
Sent: Saturday, June 23, 2001 8:24 AM
Subject: Re: private school salaries

> Private school art teachers in my area (Hotchkiss, Salisbury, Kent) are
> less, in general, than us public school teachers, but they get free room
> board for their families. Nice apartments and houses, too. Great food,
> compares in quality to that found in fine restaurants. Also, their
> and guests have free use of the golf courses, swimming pools, lake beaches
> with sailboats, etc., free use of the rinks, courts, etc. and many other
> amenities. They do, however, tend to have more duty time as sporting
> and dorm parents. Many private school faculty in my area buy off-campus
> houses while working, then rent them out, so they don't have to leave the
> area when they retire. The art studios are superbly equipped, with the
> and the brightest students grouped with small class sizes. At the private
> schools around here, you're rubbing shoulders with the movers and shakers
> the world, and invitations to professional and pleasurable opportunities
> abound. How much is all this worth to you?
> Mark
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <>
> To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
> Sent: Saturday, June 23, 2001 9:03 AM
> Subject: Re: private school salaries
> > Sometimes private school salaries are supplemented with other kinds of
> perks.
> > Find out what those are. For instance, in our area, sometimes teachers
> have
> > access to vacation homes, housing, club memberships, etc. Talk with
> of
> > the other staff members. Also, there is something to be said for having
> 12
> > highly motivated students and the money to implement a fantastic
> > This also is a real perk in my view.
> >
> > Good Luck!
> >
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