In the case of coaching youth teams, it often means late-afternoon, evening and weekend availability, plus knowledge of the intricacies of a sport — soccer, hockey, softball, you name it -- and the patience and talent to teach it to others. Many recreational youth sports clubs, especially travel teams, around the country pay their coaching staffs.
But note: You must be certified at various levels to earn that kind of money and have safety certifications, which may or may not be paid by the organization. I coached high-school soccer and a club youth soccer team for a few years while also working my full-time job as a journalist.
The side hustles added several thousand dollars to our annual household income, and, more, it was richly fulfilling to work with students eager to learn. How do you get an adjunct teaching job?
Reach out to community colleges, colleges or universities where you live. Depending on your specialty — say, accounting — contact the department head in that particular school and inquire about becoming an adjunct.
How about substitute teaching? Grade schools and high schools nationwide are looking for people to substitute teach. Some districts hire directly during a recent federal government shutdown, the Fairfax County Public School system in northern Virginia outside of Washington, D.
Some districts have outsourced the hiring process. ESSa Knoxville, Tenn.
These are filled by people who are maybe getting their feet wet, seeing if they want to pursue a teaching career. Check the websites of school districts in your area to see if they are hiring substitutes.
Pay varies by district.