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Re: Is there anyone who likes their teaching job?
Math Teacher

    "why doesn't he start hiring older, experienced teachers."Strictly business, not personnel.
    New teachers cost less. The answer stinks but that's the
    truth.

    On 5/04/08, do it wrote:
    > If the hiring manager thinks that job dissatisfaction in his
    > district is due to the district hiring young teachers who
    > have never held other jobs then why doesn't he start hiring
    > older, experienced teachers. I know a lot of credentialed
    > teachers who have had other jobs but often they are passed
    > up for the newbies fresh out of college who truly never have
    > had a real job. I kind of find his answer disingenuous.
    >
    > I think you have to find out for yourself how teaching is.
    > If you get a good assignment then you will be sure that the
    > dissatisfied teachers are off-base and don't belong
    > teaching. If you have a bad assignment then you will start
    > to think that maybe the complainers had a valid complaint.
    > You don't need to really ask who loves it do you because
    > certainly someone will love it. Just do it.