NEW POST: On Being a Teacher – A Reflection on Identity
Coming up to three years out of the classroom and not being based in a school, I am often left thinking about what this means for my identify as 'a teacher'. Although I still work within education, my current title of ‘subject matter expert‘ seems a long way from the classroom. This is something that I have been pondering for a while.
Janna Koretz discusses hedging your bets and finding a sense of identity outside of your career. Some of suggestions that Koretz provides include free up time, find other activities, build up your network and decide what is important.
This does not just relate to being burnt out, it also touches on when the job actually changes.
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