Pros: i've learned new skills and interventions, work can be rewarding
Cons: independent contracting isn't steady or secure
The pay rate is better per hour than the day care teaching position I had previously, but as an independent contractor I was left to manage my own taxes, as well as provide my own benefits.
The recruiting staff kept up on my trainings, clearances, and other requirements in order for me to be able to stay on the job.
Unfortunately, once recruited out – more... to a behavioral health agency for a specific case, keeping multiple parties (the behavioral health agency, Staffing Plus, myself, the client's family, the client's teachers) on the same page was difficult. – less