How Teachers Can Make More Money

Teachers don’t make nearly enough money. We all wish we could change that with a magic wand, but it is the reality that we live in. As a result, we need to get creative on how to make extra money to support ourselves and our families. Are you active, crafty, organized, social, techy, a good writer, or have a car? If so, read below to gather ideas on ways you can make extra money.


Are you an elementary classroom teacher looking to make some extra money on the side or during the summer? Consider the 30 ideas listed in this Clutter-Free Classroom blog post. Who couldn't use some extra cash? Read the blog post to learn more! #sidehustles #sidehustle #sidehustleideas #sidejob #sidejobs #sidejobideas #parttimejob #parttimejobs #parttimejobideas #teacherlife #teachersalary

This blog post will...

  • suggest side hustles based on your interests and strengths.
  • save you time looking for side jobs that are a good fit for you.
  • empower you to take the leap to take in an additional source of income.

SIDE JOBS FOR TEACHERS WHO ARE ACTIVE
  • Become a pet sitter or dog walker
  • Coach a local sports team (e.g. U12 boys travel soccer team or your school’s JV girls lacrosse team)
  • Get certified in a fitness speciality
  • Referee or umpire local games
  • Work for a landscaping company in the summer

SIDE JOBS FOR TEACHERS WHO ARE CRAFTY 
  • Open an Etsy shop
  • Refurbish and sell old furniture
  • Sell handmade crafts at local craft fairs

SIDE JOBS FOR TEACHERS WHO ARE ORGANIZED
  • Become a wedding/event planner
  • Start an organizational business
  • Start or join a housecleaning business as a house cleaner

SIDE JOBS FOR TEACHERS WHO ARE REALLY SOCIAL 
  • Be a camp instructor, counselor, or director in the summer months
  • Become a bartender or waitress at a local restaurant
  • Host a professional development workshop
  • Host virtual or in-person parties for a business (e.g. Usborne Books and Pampered Chef)
  • Nanny in the summer or babysit during the weekend
  • Serve as a life coach
  • Serve as a local tour guide (e.g. history tour)
  • Sign up for a focus group
  • Teach at a community college or undergraduate college as an adjunct professor
  • Try out a temp agency
  • Tutor after school
  • Work local special events and concerts

SIDE JOBS FOR TEACHERS WHO ARE TECHY
  • Edit for Teachers Pay Teachers sellers
  • Become a freelance bookkeeper
  • Complete online surveys
  • Open an Etsy shop
  • Sell resources you create for your classroom on Teachers Pay Teachers
  • Sell stuff you don’t need
  • Serve as a virtual assistant for a Teachers Pay Teachers seller
  • Start a blog about something you are really interested in
  • Start a social media business
  • Try VIPKID or another online teaching company
  • Share affiliate links offered after taking an online course

SIDE JOBS FOR TEACHERS WHO ARE GOOD WRITERS
  • Start a blog
  • Try out freelance editing
  • Write for education websites as a freelance writer (e.g. WeAreTeachers, School Leaders Now, and Bored Teachers)

SIDE JOBS FOR TEACHERS WHO HAVE A CAR
  • Become a delivery driver
  • Drive for Uber or Lyft

Are you an elementary classroom teacher looking to make some extra money on the side or during the summer? Consider the 30 ideas listed in this Clutter-Free Classroom blog post. Who couldn't use some extra cash? Read the blog post to learn more! #sidehustles #sidehustle #sidehustleideas #sidejob #sidejobs #sidejobideas #parttimejob #parttimejobs #parttimejobideas #teacherlife #teachersalary



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