Most teachers make many errors in the first years of their careers. The majority of these errors, in hindsight, are avoidable. This set of articles is composed with the experience of several years’ instruction in mind. I hope it can help you to prevent some of the common mistakes made by new teachers, such as those that I left myself.
Teaching is an emotionally satisfying career, but an extremely stressful one. By following the guidance given here, you can reduce the strain and handle it easily. Some of the information applies mainly to the first couple of weeks in a job, where the children are searching for weaknesses and until you’ve established yourself. The suggestions on Dress Code is 1 example, where once established you’ll be able to dress in a less formal manner.
Hopefully, this RulesofSurvivalhacks.info can help more educators to succeed that much sooner and help to decrease the loss of so many precious recently trained teachers to the profession.
You may need your own vehicle. Public transportation is not a good method of traveling to school. Unless your home is quite close to the school there will be no direct bus route. Whether there are easy transport links to this college you can expect to be traveling with the kids you teach. This often creates problems. Using public transport means your day will be considerably longer also. Having to use a rail service with hourly trains might mean needing to arrive at school before 8 am and not leaving until 4.30pm.
In the short term, you could be able to arrange a lift with a colleague who happens to live near, however that becomes increasingly less suitable once you need to organize your domestic routine around the faculty and domestic commitments of your driver colleague.
You will most likely work for a month before you are paid. Most colleges have a set date for paying their teachers. If you’re lucky it’s going to be the 20th of this month, but it’s a lot more likely to be the 28th. Organize your applications for credit cards, overdrafts and loans in advance – you will need them.
Be sure to inform your companies of any previous employment. Some schools will provide you incremental charge for your employment before teaching, even if it was many decades back. This is very important for older entrants into the profession.
Join a marriage or professional institution as they’re sometimes called in teaching. This gives you cover in case of malicious allegations or assault by pupils. It is probably a good idea to join all of the unions as a student when they are free, then to choose one for paid membership based upon the comparative strengths of the unions in your school.