Posts Tagged ‘Teaching Profession’
Disillusionment is common to most of us involved in the teaching profession. We all deal with it at one point or another. Here’s the general path many of us take:
- You major in education because you want to change the world
- You realize that in order to teach, you need a find a job
- You go through disappointing interview after disappointing interview and are told if you had more experience, you would be perfect for the job
- You get frustrated that the only way to get experience is to get the job they won’t give you because you don’t have experience
- Some school district that was not your first choice offers you a chance…finally
- You take the job because it
Are you looking for a new job this summer? I know some people are sticking it out in their current district just because of the insecurity with the recession and current economic situation. I also know that some people have graduated from college and are moving into the world of education. Others have chosen to leave the teaching profession entirely. Are you looking for a new job this summer? Care to comment about your questions/fears/experiences?...
The time from spring break to the end of the school year often seems like a battle between students and teachers to see who is most ready for the summer to begin. One of the teachers I worked with in my first job was fond of saying, “When you look forward to Monday more than Friday, you run the risk of becoming successful.” I find this to be true in most anything. Success comes on the heels of both starting well and finishing strongly.
When you look forward to Monday more than Friday, you run the risk of becoming successful.Applied to the teaching profession, I have come to the point where I look forward to the beginning ...