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

    Oops, meant "personal" not "personnel"On 5/04/08, Math Teacher wrote:
    > "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.