People Explain What The Infamous Teacher In Their School Did To Get Fired
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Teachers will be the first to tell you that their job is a drain, both physically and mentally. Putting your all into crafting lessons to help kids get to the next level in their learning can take a toll in the long run, burning out many who enter the field. Fortunately, the accomplished look on a student's face is enough to keep even the most exhausted educator's going.

Most of the time.

Those who hit their burnout quota sooner, or thoe who maybe never should have stepped foot in the classroom, soon gain a reputation for being "that" teacher. And their exit from the classroom can be as glorious, or horrifying, as are their antics leading up to it.


Reddit user, Dr_sus172, wanted to know the teacher's lounge drama when they asked:

"Redditors, what did "that teacher" get fired for at your school?"

Teaching is hard, sure, and sometimes you need to have a little something-something at home to take the edge off.

Just make sure it stays at home.

Unable To Keep Their Vices At Home

"For passing out drunk in the middle of class."

"He passed out, student ran to the office to get the principal and when she came in she couldn’t wake him so she called paramedics. Then she sniffed his coffee mug, and starting going through his desk and pulled out a bottle of vodka. Worst part was, his daughter was a student there."

kzwaiz

In the Same Vein

"he turned up to school hungover 2 days a week and stoned the other 3. the students all loved him but he didnt teach sh-t"

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They Just Wanted To Enjoy Their Fun Day

"Two teachers went on the 8th grade school trip to an amusement park and while there, they were seen drinking beer at lunch. It got back to the school and they were canned."

optigon

Teaching is an art form, requiring many hours and lots of failure to get it right.

That being said, don't do either of these things.

Not The Kind Of Modeling Good Teachers Typically Do

"She had apparently been doing this for a while but this girl was the first one to report it."

"She taught home economics. While studying childcare she would demonstrate stuff for us. How to feed a baby, burp a baby, change their diaper, calm them down. She demonstrated this on one student instead of a doll. It was really bizarre."

"At one point she had the student in her lap and simulated breastfeeding her."

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Sounds Like The Student Is The Lame One

"Teacher let a student borrow her phone to call their parents. The student went through her phone and found some nude or revealing photos of her and sent them to friends. The teacher was fired and I feel bad for her."

unablejoshua897

And then there's these individuals who should have never been given the "teacher" moniker because, wow, they're all terrible people.

Truly terrible.

Wow...

"Had a highschool teacher overhear an overweight girl talking about committing suicide. Instead of getting her help he told her and the whole class that the rope would break anyway. Teacher was fired that same day"

wassupd21

"Guys we have a winner for biggest douchebag. Wtf is this"

Draleon177

Just Asking To Be Caught

"He wasn't a teacher when I knew him but this guy I went to school with ended up working there as a music teacher after we graduated. He was the band director I think. Anyways he would have the girls in band change in and out of their uniforms in one of the classrooms while the boys changed in another. Apparently practice was pretty physically demanding so alot of the girls would change from regular bras into sports bras. One day a girl noticed a laptop on the desk open with a camera connected and pointing right to where they changed. Thinking it was odd she notified another teacher, who contacted someone in IT to log into the laptop and make sure nothing fishy was going on. Well, they logged in and found GBs upon GBs of video files of girls changing in that room for the past 5 years. He's now serving 19 years in a state penitentiary."

OMGi_hafta_poop

Frowned Upon? That...No...

"A teacher was "asked to leave" after having sex with a student (who was the daughter of another teacher). She was 18 so it wasn't illegal, but definitely frowned upon."

WarblingWalrusing

"Even if legal, isn’t that still banned as a condition of the job?"

thomthehipposlayer

"That's why he was asked to leave."

WarblingWalrusing

This One Wins. Terrible.

"He was exposed as part of a huge prostitution sting operation and was recorded trying to negotiate services with two very young girls (undercover detectives) when he was arrested. He was a high school chemistry and very involved in the community."

"It divided the church, school and community and obviously heavily affected his family (which is all I should say because they deserve their privacy). There was considerable gossip about him and his wife divorcing and her leaving him/town very shortly after ridding herself of his crap."

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Working with students is a gift. Don't waste it if you're one of the lucky few.

If you or someone you know is struggling, you can contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

To find help outside the United States, the International Association for Suicide Prevention has resources available at https://www.iasp.info/resources/Crisis_Centres/Want to "know" more?

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