So you want to become a teacher? This article will guide you through the process of How To Become A Teacher, step by step.
1. Find Work With Children
One of the first things you should do is to determine if you really enjoy working with children. Some possiblities include Boys and Girls Clubs, Daycares, Preschools, and Baby Sitting.
2. Obtain Your College Degree or Certification
Anyone who wants to become a teacher really needs to make sure their educational focus is on education, and teaching. Generally it takes 4 years to really get your degree in education, the last year could be spent working in a classroom part time as a teachers aide, or
3. Find A Job In Education To Gain Experience
One thing that is extremely helpful in the short run is to gain experience in your field. A great place to start is to find a job as a teachers aide, kindergarten teacher, or a substitute teacher. Many private schools are a good place to start because often you don't need a state certification to get started.
4. Find A Job as A Full Time Teacher
Ultimately the time comes when you want to become a full time teacher. It's time to set out to find a full time job, the best places to go is to Public School Teachers Unions. The other option like I mentioned before is private schools, and charter school organizations.