Essay about Becoming A High School Teacher

1098 Words May 5th, 2015 5 Pages
A job as a high school teacher, educator or instructor of youth between the ages of 13-18 in various subjects, is a career I wish to pursue because I have always loved teaching people new things. I have dreamed of teaching since I was in preschool. I love how teaching someone something new feels. I honestly love to help people and I had an interest in nursing, but I am very squeamish and faint at the sight of blood. So I chose to do teaching as a way to help people. I am shorter than most and because of that I tend to be acted toward as a child and not taken seriously. This could possibly be an issue in the classroom for me. It may be a bit harder for me to find a job because I have medical issues and that makes me a liability. I really just want to help people and make people happy. I decided on being a high school teacher, my freshman year. I chose to specialize in English because it is the topic I am most interested in. One of the things I want most when I am a teacher is a swing as my desk chair. Teaching high school students is a difficult but interesting career. A high school teacher has to be good with younger people. High school teachers get weekends off and have decent work hours. High school teachers have to spend a lot of time with high school students. A high school teacher will have to be able to handle unruly students. A high school teacher will be teaching adolescent students from the ages of 14 to 18 (Echaore 23). High school teachers teach various…

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