A Queens public-faculty instructor — fired for warning his fifth graders to “settle down or somebody will are available and shoot us” and displaying up late or skipping faculty seventy six occasions in two years — is suing for his job again.
Gerard B. Telfer, fifty six, of Rego Park, whines in his self-filed lawsuit towards the Division of Schooling that termination was an “extraordinarily extreme” punishment.
He had already moved to a substitute position in 2011 for utilizing profanity, DOE data state.
At PS one hundred and one in Flushing in January 2014, he advised college students to “put your f–king arms down” earlier than warning, “In case you guys don’t settle down then somebody will are available and shoot us,” in accordance with departmental fees.
He was fired final month.
Tefler — sporting an American-flag thong — advised a Publish reporter within the hallway of his condominium constructing, “Not at present, I’m busy.”
He’s suing for reinstatement and again pay.
“We’ll evaluation the grievance,” the town Regulation Division stated.