Teachers know that you can’t do your best work when you are not looked after. Too many teachers can’t balance the demands of their job with their well-being.
Being a Student Wellbeing Leader is not a walk in the park. While it looks different in each school, there are a couple of common aspects that you can expect.
As teachers, we’re not witnessing deaths and grieving families like a lot of other professions, but many of us are experiencing emotional burnout.
They said it was to ensure that we could read, write, and do some simple maths. Surely, we’d proved these things by completing a university degree?
How do you get exercise as a teacher? You get to work while it’s dark and stay until after the students leave. The trick is to alter what you’re already doing.
When I started teaching online, I didn’t expect that I would also be working with a more complex range of students, but also teachers.
Teaching as a profession excludes certain demographics. There are also pressures placed on teachers that mean that certain demographics leave at a higher rate.
Teachers in particular struggle to find work-life balance due to the increasing emotional demands of our work, as well as the negative perception of teaching.
There is an element of sacrifice to being a teacher, which is an expectation of the job. This is a huge problem, as teachers feel trapped…
Friends to gripe with over coffee or a partner to call in tears when things are bad are important for your well being, but many teachers don’t have this.