The Ginger Teacher — Self-care

Look after your teacher bestie!

Look after your teacher bestie!

  Teaching is a tiring job! We are all exhausted and need to lean on each other. At difficult times your co-workers are the best people in place to understand the problems you face at work.  Often teachers can feel isolated and with more teachers leaving the profession every day we need to look after the ones we have left! With this in mind here are some ideas to build strong relationships and to look after the other teachers in your school - you never know who might turn into your teacher-bestie!  Make sure leadership know about problems - I know...

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Just getting by…

Just getting by…

I love my job, I really do. Sometimes the kids drive me crazy and sometimes I am exhausted and sometimes it is a Friday toward the end of the year and it is hot and muggy and everyone is worn out. Today is that day. Today I am tired and the children are tired. It is on days like today that I need to remind myself how lucky I am. I get to work in my own space with people that constantly surprise me. I get to plan my whole day to include the things I want. I get to...

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