So You Want to be a Teacher?

A Guide for Prospective Student Teachers

Fred Sedgwick,

So You Want to be a Teacher?: A Guide for Prospective Student Teachers
 

About the eBook

If you are interested in a career in teaching but not sure where to start, this book is the perfect guide. Written for anybody considering taking an initial teacher training course, this down-to-earth book is a straightforward and very helpful manual which will take you through all the stages of choosing a course, preparing for training and completing the course itself. It is a comprehensive and supportive guide to help you decide whether teaching is the career for you, and to what you can expect in the job.

Chapters include:

- What is a teacher?

- The good news about teaching - working with children

- Routes to qualified teacher status and how to choose the right one for you

- Help with study skills, including essay writing, organisation and record-keeping

- How to survive your teaching placements

- Developing your professionalism

- Coping with the bad news - teacher workload, bureaucracy and stress

- How to get your first job

Written in an engaging and humorous - but above all, supportive - style, the book is essential pre-course reading for prospective student teachers.

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