How Do You Know You Are Meant To Be A Teacher?

  • You’ve always know you were going to be a teacher, there were no other plausible options.
  • You get defensive when people say “education is the easiest major.”
  • You know it’s a tough job, and you know it’s a dirty job (sometimes literally) but you also know that the satisfaction of walking away having honestly changed a kid’s life is more than worth it.
  • Believe that all students can succeed.
  • The best thing about being a teacher is that it matters. The hardest thing about being a teacher is that it matters every day.
  • You’ve always lost your mind over “teacher stores” and other craft places, and are stocking up on scented markers and stickers and pencils and things.
  • Organizing your school supplies before the first day of school was always a thrill.
  • You almost don’t know how to read something without needing to turn it around so everyone else can see it or pause and say “what do we think is going to happen next? Let’s predict, boys and girls.”
  • The thought of never being in a school environment after high school made you cringe and fear adulting.
  • A teacher’s job is to take a bunch of live wires and see that they are well-grounded.
  • Teaching is a unique job in more ways than one. If you’ve got, or plan to have a family, you’ll largely share the same holidays as your children – great for spending quality time together!
  • Growing up, you had an extensive collection of World Almanacs.
  • You understand that there is loving kids and then there is loving kids so much that you honestly want to be around them all day and deal with their issues and teach them things and watch them. grow. You are the latter. You are a teacher.
  •  Be somebody who makes everybody feel like somebody.
  • There are few who can use their passion in their job. Teachers get to do this every day, with the opportunity to instil this enthusiasm in their pupils.
  • When you were a kid, summer vacation felt like forever.

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