10 Reasons to Become a Teacher
Jill Hare | Teaching
Wondering why you should become a teacher? Ask a teacher and you’ll get lots of great reasons! Here are ten reasons to get you started.
1. TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
When just one child’s life has been altered positively because of you, you’ve can feel proud that you have made a difference.
2. TO HAVE THE SUMMER OFF
It’s one of the perks of being a teacher. Each year is a new experience that can be met after a little rest and relaxation.
3. TO IGNITE THE FIRE
Pass your passion on to children and watch their curiosity catch fire.
4. TO FIND SUCCESS
Watching students succeed at simple or complex tasks is an experience you can be a part of every day. Every student has the opportunity to succeed, no matter how small the goal.
5. TO BE VIRTUOUS
You might get to be the only presence of kindness, patience, or understanding in a student’s life each the day.
6. TO AFFECT THE FUTURE
Influence the next generation by sharing your knowledge. You are the leader of your classroom, and with that power comes responsibility and opportunity to shape minds and ideas.
7. TO BE GLOBAL
Help today’s youth find beauty and respect for diversity.
8. TO HAVE JOB SECURITY
Once you have met the requirements to become a teacher and have proven your success, it’s steady work. Teachers are in demand!
9. TO BE A GOOD CITIZEN
Serve the youth of your community and country by contributing your time and talents. Help students understand their full potential.
10. TO STAY YOUNG
Being with students all day helps teachers of any age stay connected to current events and trends. Students are creative and energetic creatures that will keep you on your toes. You’ll find something to make you laugh every day.