Teaching is a demanding job that requires in-depth knowledge of subject content, age-specific pedagogy, and many varied skills such as patience, leadership, and creativity, just to name a few. If you are considering a career as a teacher, paraprofessional (teacher's aide), administrator, counselor, school nurse, or school Library Media Specialist, you may want to learn more about what the profession is all about. Click on any of the following links to learn more about each profession. Classroom Teacher - Information on the different types of classroom teachers, including K-12, Special Education, and English as a Second Language School Leadership and Support - Information on non-classroom professions, including school administration and support services Education Paraprofessionals - General Information about the profession as well as state certification, NCLB requirements, and how to move into a full-fledged teaching career Prayer of a Student Teacher
Dear God, Almighty, the best teacher ever,
I love you.
Thank you very much for this wonderful opportunity to fulfill what I believe is my purpose in life; to reach out to the youth, lead them to the threshold of learning, to touch lives and be an instrument for the development of others.
Thank you for everything that opening my eyes to see the wonders of this profession; it is indeed, noble.
Thank you very much for you has provided me strength and wisdom during the most trying times. Thank you for the hard times for they led me to recognize my strength, taught me the importance of knowing myself, my learners and the parents, teachers, administrators and the rest of the stakeholders that I have come to respect more.
I humbly ask for your continuous blessing, that I may have more to share with the learners, and for your continuous guidance, that I may be able to guide the learners to the right path in return.
In Jesus name, Amen.
James J. Metcalf
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