She came to see me right away. She explained the process to me. She told me that she came to observe me because I got a U last year. She told me that if I get a U for the observation she will work with me and then observe me again. She also talked to me about other things. She told me what she’s looking for. Also she told me about going to interviews and getting a job. I told her I’d love to but I haven’t gotten an interviews yet.
She then came out on the date to observe me. She talked to me after and told me what I could do better, and then left.
She emailed me later that day telling me that I got an “S” for the observation. I never heard from her again.
She observed me teach a first-grade class. During the post-observation meeting, she said, “They read at a rather low level for third graders.” I thought about letting her know they were first-grades, but never bothered.
She comes in with an attitude at the beginning stating that she had given two teachers a U and she hopes that she does not have to give me one.She initially gave me a U because she woke up a students who was sleeping and she was cussed out. hey, as an ATR I was told not to wake them up as they are high on something in the morning. I wrote a letter and she reversed the U to an S. Believe it or not She got a D in her observation. Oh Yeah!
She appeared in the second or third week of September and we had our pre-observation conference and scheduled a time for the observation. At her request, I confirmed the appointment via email her in advance of the exact day and time I would be teaching as well as the room number and specific directions to the classroom.
Two hours after I taught the lesson, she appeared and asked when I was going to teach. I told her she had missed the class and that I had emailed her well in advance of the appointment. She stated that she “didn’t receive my email” and that she had been sitting upstairs in another mini school chatting with another ATR (while waiting for the incorrect or mis-remembered time from the email that “she didn’t receive”).
Ms. Robertson stated that she would come and observe me again, and that she would only come at my request. She was true to her word.
During the Spring semester I was assigned to cover a maternity leave for the rest of the academic year. I never requested an observation and Ms. Robertson never contacted me or appeared again for an observation. In June I received a Satisfactory rating for the year courtesy of my supervisor for the previous year.
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