What are the advantages and disadvantages to being a teacher??
I'm thinking of being an elementary teacher because I love children, but want to know what advantages and disadvantages come with teaching. Also, do high school teachers get paid more than elementary teachers???
Asked By: Tennis2127 - 11/17/2006
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Where I live, pay is calculated based on years of post-secondary education and years of experience. Elementary and secondary teachers are on the same pay scale... More
Answered By: Jetgirly - 11/17/2006
Additional Answers (9)
Answered By: Oxymoron - 11/17/2006
weird i just did a report on this ADVANTAGES get to help people possible tenure good pay get summer off community respect DISADVANTAGES you do tons of work work outside of school lots of training some training during career well good luck!
Answered By: Cece S - 11/17/2006
hi, my wife is in her 3rd year teaching, and let me tell you.. its got to be one of the best jobs... we live in the chicago land area. the only disadvantage would be that around here... there seems to be a low demand for elementary teachers. we have a few friends that have graduated in 2004 for elementary ed. and they... More
Answered By: nickcap23 - 11/17/2006
Answered By: Timmy - 11/17/2006
The main disadvantage of beig a teacher is that aftr a few years,you get bored in repeating the same things again and again year after year,The main advantage is that you have huge psychlogical satisfaction by teaching so many students and watching them grow up in front of your eyes and the respect they pay to you... More
Answered By: sarkartapas2005 - 11/17/2006
There is no difference in pay between elementary and high school. Pay is determined by your experience or years worked. You need to be totally dedicated to your job, and be willing to put up with disrespect from students. Not from all of them, there are some real great kids out there, but you have to learn how to deal... More
Answered By: kiki - 11/17/2006
You get to go back to school at your own expense year after year in order to keep your certification! You hone your negotiating skills with unreasonable, irrational parents or administrators! You are challenged to develop patience by the unruly youngsters!
Answered By: atheleticman_fan - 11/17/2006
That's kind of a loaded question, only because I think it depends totally on what kind of school you teach in and what grades you teach... More
Answered By: Tess O - 11/17/2006
it is a good profession if you want to get satifaction from your job. Drawbacks....sometimes cutbacks means your job goes bye bye..even if you are doing great at it.
Answered By: Chase Manhattan - 11/17/2006
*97* Local Jobs Paying $21-$94/Per Hour- Available Now. Apply Here!
(84) Real Jobs Paying $18-$96/Hour- Available Now. Apply Online!
Find Local Jobs Paying $18-$89/Hour- Available Today. Apply Now!
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Other Career Questions
Do most mechanical engineering jobs offer job security?
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.