Teaching Profession is Not that Much Hectic – says Ashok Kumar Gupta, Maths Teacher at Kendriya Vidyalaya

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Work-Life Balance

Job Security

Income Potential

Work Culture

Importance of Education

Recognition

Profile Details
Name – Ashok Kumar Gupta
Profession – Teaching
DesignationTeacher
OrganisationKendriya Vidyalaya, Sarni
Age – 42
CityGwalior
Work Experience (Years) – 18
Under-GraduationB.Sc.
Post-Graduation M. Sc.

Please give us a summary of your Career.

After finishing my post-graduation, I applied for Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan for the Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT) job. I am now a secondary school teacher. I teach mathematics and I have been in Teaching Profession for the past 18 years.

Please describe your Job Responsibilities in Teaching Profession .

On a regular day, teachers have to come early and leave around 5 pm. As a TGT teacher, I teach maths to the students of class 10th and below.


Average Income in Teaching Profession

Starting out/Fresher – 2-5 Lakhs Per Annum
5 Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
10 Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
15 Years of Experience – 10-20 Lakhs Per Annum
20 or more Years of Experience – 10-20 Lakhs Per Annum
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Work-Life Balance

On an average, how many hours do you work per day?
7-9 hours
On an average, how many days in a week do you work?
6 days
How often are you required to work in night-shift?
Never
Does your work require you to travel?
Often
Does your work require you to relocate to different town/cities?
Often
How would you consider the job security in Teaching Profession?
Secure
Would you consider this Teaching Profession Risky?
Not Risky
Overall, how would you rate Work-Life Balance in your Profession?4 Star Rating | MentorClub.inOverall, how would you rate Job Stability of your Profession?4 Star Rating | MentorClub.inWhat are the different ways of entering this profession?
One should have a degree; it can be B.Ed or B.Sc. And most of all, you need teaching experience. Then you have to apply through the official website of Kendriya Vidhyala.


Work-Culture

How would you rate Stress-Level in your Profession?
As it should be
How would you rate your office/work infrastructure?
Good
How would you describe your co-workers?
Helpful
Generally speaking, your work is
Office Work
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Importance of Education in Your Profession

Would you say that Education from top School/College plays a major role in the success in this Profession?
Yes
What level of Education is sufficient to be successful in this Profession?
Graduation in Relevant Stream
Would you say that Studious students are generally successful in this Profession?
Yes
How would you consider the Cost of Education post 12th?
OK
At present, which institutes are best for the education of this profession?
NCERT REGIONAL COLLEGE is best institute in India.
What is the cost of education (post 12th) of this profession at present?
4 To 10 Lakhs.
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According to you, what kind of person is likely to be Happy & Successful in your Profession?

First Personality Trait – Prefer working alone or in small groups and focus on few tasks at a time
Second Personality Trait – Focus on possibilities and value innovation to come up with creative solutions to problems
Third Personality Trait – Prefer to make decisions by being sensitive and cooperative to others feelings
Fourth Personality Trait – Prefer to be organised and stick to plan
Fifth Personality Trait – Prefer routine and stable life
Sixth Personality Trait – Prefer to be self-disciplined and organised
Seventh Personality Trait – Prefer to be just and fair and not try to make everyone happy
Eighth Personality Trait – His/Her Family and Friends agree that S/he is usually relaxed, calm and happy
Please provide details
Be respectful towards your work.

What are some of the positives, which would encourage someone to join your Profession?

You get to deal with different age groups hence you understand their psychic and how they learn. You try to come up with different learning methods while doing so you learn a lot. The work is not that much hectic and easily manageable.

What are some of the negatives that you would want someone to be aware of when considering a career in your Profession?

Teaching profession does not offer a high income. There is less freedom. Dealing with different students and understating each of them becomes a task sometimes.


Recognition in your Profession

What is your family’s view of your Profession?
My Family is Neutral
What is Friends’ view of your Profession?
My Friends are Neutral
What is Society’s view of your Profession?
Society is Neutral
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General Information of your Profession/Business

What kind of family’s financial background can maximize success in this profession?
It Doesn’t Matter
What is the ease of starting own business in this field?
Maybe Easy for Few
How easy is it to move to a different country in this profession?
Maybe Easy for Few
Now you have several years of work experience and you have seen professions of others. If you are taken back to 10th/12th class and allowed to pick a profession, then which profession will you pick and why?

I would choose to be a teacher even then because I like being a teacher. And you acquire great knowledge of your subject.