Teaching in times of COVID-19 can be one of the most challenging jobs imaginable. With lockdowns, social distancing, face masks, and the constant threat of coronavirus, teaching today’s students can be incredibly taxing both physically and mentally. However, teaching can also be one of the most rewarding jobs anyone can have. With that being said, we are going to take a look at some of the reasons why.
Reasons Why Teaching Is The Most Rewarding Job
To many students, teachers are role models. Children often look up to their teachers and sometimes emulate them. When you have a student come up and tell you that they want to grow up and become a teacher because of how much you have influenced them and improved their life, you will feel like you are accomplishing something incredibly special.
Teaching Something New
When you are teaching a class and you look out at your students and start seeing those ‘lightbulb moments’ that show they are understanding what you are teaching them, you will see why so many people become teachers.
Sometimes, a teacher is the only person a student has, that they feel comfortable talking to. They could be having problems at home, in class, or with friends and a teacher can listen to them and help create a solution that can be life changing.
Some jobs make you wonder why you even show up every day. Co-workers, customers, and management don’t always show appreciation, and this can lead to job burnout. Teachers, however, show up to work every day and are greeted by eager faces, ready to learn something new.
Teaching offers a regular work week with enough flexibility to get things done outside of school. Many teachers have the summer term off which can give them time to travel, pursue hobbies, or just relax and work on building up their own knowledge.
As a teacher, your work environment is typically safe, comfortable, and conducive to learning. This can lead to a decrease in stress and anxiety levels which is especially important in today’s COVID-19 crisis.
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