NEW TEACHER START OF SCHOOL STRATEGIES
Whenever we step forward and start with a new phase in life, it’s elementary to get nervous. Be it a new class, a new college, or a new job, we are excited as well as tense and want everything to go in the right way.
Dame is the case of a person who starts their journey as a teacher, and we can say that being a teacher is among the toughest and beautiful jobs. You get a chance to impart knowledge to many students, and it’s both a blessing and a challenge. A teacher has to maintain good relations with the school administration, coworkers as well as management students.
Here are tips for you if you are also on the journey of starting the journey as a teacher or getting a job in another school.
GET IN TOUCH WITH THE SCHOOL
You should always know about the place you are going to spend 8 to 10 hours of your day. Talk to people working in the school or parents of the students studying in the school or even students if you get a chance.
Clear all your doubts before joining any institution and gather as much information as possible.
KNOW YOUR ROLE AND POLICIES FOR YOU AS A TEACHER
You should always know about your roles and responsibilities as a teacher. How many classes you need to deliver, what is the time of course, etc. different schools have different purposes for teachers and have different expectations.
Also, make sure about your policies, what are your rights. You should always be crystal clear about your roles, responsibilities, and procedures before joining as a teacher in any school.
KNOW SCHOOL POLICIES FOR STUDENTS
Along with your policies, you should also be aware of the policies of students. All schools in India have different methods of teaching, and some school wants their teacher to teach by following the same practice and procedure as given by the school.
And even have different rules and regulations for students, before punishing any child for any reason make sure you are allowed to punish him for that reason. Also, what is the extent to which you can punish a child?
TALK TO YOUR COWORKERS
Spending 8 to 10 hours in school and college, and if you do not have any friends, then you would go through many problems. Meet your coworkers and be friends with them. Spend quality time with them. After every class, teachers spend most of their time in the staff room, so utilize some of this time in knowing your new colleagues.
ORGANIZE YOUR CLASSROOM
You want your kids to learn from you, so for giving them your wisdom, you want yourself to be comfortable around the class. Take some time and organize the desk as per your needs. So that you’ll feel comfortable, ask your students to make posters or charts, and decorate your class so that they can also learn something from signs around the course.
PREPARE FOR YOUR FIRST CLASS
You don’t want to attend your class without preparing anything. Go through your subject and decide what you want to teach your students on the first day of your course. You can spend your time on knowing them or telling them about you. Whatever you want to do, make a plan, and prepare accordingly.
CREATE EFFECTIVE AND ENGAGING LESSON PLANS FOR THE FIRST WEEK OF CLASS
Make a proper lesson plan for the first week for practical and engaging education. It is essential to prepare an appropriate method of the lesson.
GET IN TOUCH WITH TECHNOLOGY
Everyone is not a very good admirer of technology, but it’s no harm in knowing a bit about technology. It can help you a lot while preparing for your lessons or making your kids understand a particular topic.
FIRST IMPRESSION IS THE LAST IMPRESSION
Always remember this and try to make a good impression on your coworkers as well as students.
ARRIVE ON TIME
Don’t be late for your first class, and it can have a significant impact on your impression on others. If possible, try to reach before time.
GREET YOUR CLASS AND START TO KNOW EACH STUDENTS NAME
Greet your class with a big big smile and introduce yourself. It would be a tough task to remember the names of each student, but it is imperative to remember the name of each student as you have to spend at least one year with them or even more than that.
CREATE BOUNDARIES FOR YOUR STUDENTS
It’s okay to be lenient in the beginning, but it is vital to set some boundaries for students. Make sure you tell them about how they should behave in class and what punishment they would get if they don’t follow the rules and regulations.
START TEACHING FROM THE FIRST DAY
It’s good to introduce yourself and get to know your students on the first day. But make sure you do not waste all the time in this introduction. Start with your lessons on the first day of your class.