Essay on Why I Should Pursue A Career

994 Words Apr 3rd, 2016 4 Pages
I have been very fortunate to grow up in a very loving and supportive home. My parents have always told me that I should never try to get a job just because it pays well, that instead I should pursue a career in something I love. From a very young age I have had a passion and a love for children and teaching. As a child I would play “school” and have my sisters sit in desks as my “students” while I taught them and gave them classwork. As I grow older I began helping tach Sunday School and Vacation Bible School, and I eventually began teaching on my own. Before my father passed away, he used to say that I had a magic touch when it comes to children. I could always manage to reach them no matter what the circumstance. As I reached middle and high school becoming a teacher just seemed to be the only thing that made sense for me. Throughout my time in both public school, church Sunday School, and now here at Liberty, I have been blessed to have many good teachers who impacted me greatly. These teachers, along with my parents, other family and friends, and Christ Himself have been the best models of teaching and learning for me.
As a teacher, I hope to leave a lasting impact on my students, as I am sure they will leave a lasting impact on me. Although I do want to be a respected and authoritative teacher, I want my students to know that they can come to me and that I will be there to listen. I want to encourage my students both in and outside of the classroom. I hope to not only…

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