How do you pursue a Career in Primary Teaching?

A Career in Primary Teaching has always intrigued me. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Primary Teaching is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Primary Teaching. While I was searching for reliable information about a Career in Primary Teaching, I came across this amazing page:

Kanika Grover's take!

Kanika Grover has worked in Primary Teaching for 9 years & 9 months. Kanika Grover has worked in Primary Teaching as Primary Teacher in Frank Anthony Public School. In Kanika Grover's own words, this is how Kanika Grover got into Primary Teaching: "After doing my schooling, I did my BA from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi and MA from Annamalai University, thereafter I did my B Ed from Indraprastha University, Delhi. I am working as a Primary Teacher at Frank Anthony Public School, Delhi since 2009." Kanika Grover has a profile in a very interesting format on:

Career Video on Primary Teaching

In a video, Kanika Grover has talked about various aspects of a Career in Primary Teaching. Kanika Grover started by explaining Primary Teaching as: "Primary Education is the initial stage of education and involves the social, intellectual, physical and moral development of all children, regardless of age, gender or country of origin." The video was an engaging disposition.

I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Primary Teaching and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Primary Teaching. Kanika Grover touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Knowledge of all the Subjects
  • Computer Savvy
  • Child Psychology
  • Languages
Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Kanika Grover then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Primary Teaching:
  • Methods of Teaching
  • Patience
  • Sense of Responsibilities
  • General Awareness
  • Hand Writing
  • Communication
Positives of any Career motivate one to work hard for the same.
Kanika Grover believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Primary Teaching:
  • Love & Respect
  • Work Life Balance
  • Positive Environment
It is important that one develops a fair understanding of the Challenges of this Career.
And, Kanika Grover believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Primary Teaching:
  • Parents Expectations
  • Physically Drained
  • Emotional Attachment

In the final section of the video Kanika Grover talks about How a day goes in a Career in Primary Teaching. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Primary Teaching, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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