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Work-Life Balance

Job Security

Income Potential

Work Culture

Importance of Education

Recognition

Profile Details
Name – Sukhbir Singh
ProfessionTeacher
Designation – Head Master
OrganisationHaryana Government
Age – 48
CityShahabad Markanda
Work Experience (Years) – 20
Under-Graduation – M.A., Kurukshetra University
Post-Graduation – B.Ed., Kurukshetra University

Please give us a summary of your Career.

I started my career as a temporary teacher in a secondary school village in Kurukshetra. I worked there for three years. After that, I got selected as a permanent teacher in Kurukshetra where I spent five years. Then, I got transferred to a government senior secondary school in Kishangarh, Kurukshetra where I spent 10 years as a Hindi teacher. Currently, I am the headmaster in government middle school Mohri, Kurukshetra.

Please describe your current Job Responsibilities.

On a normal day, I go to the school at 7:30 am and take attendance of the students and I make sure the morning prayer happens on time. Also I look after the financial records of the school as I need to look after the salaries and other expenses. I also act as a mediator between the school and the Haryana government. I follow all the ordered mailed by the government.


Average Income for a Head Master in the current scenario

Starting out/Fresher – 0-2 Lakhs Per Annum
5 Years of Experience – 0-2 Lakhs Per Annum
10 Years of Experience – 2-5 Lakhs Per Annum
15 Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
20 or more Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
How do you rate the Income Potential in your career?
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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?
Rarely
Does your work require you to relocate to different town/cities?
Rarely
How would you consider the job security as a Head Master?
Secure
Would you consider being a Head Master Risky?
Not Risky

Overall, how would you rate Work-Life Balance as a Head Master?
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Overall, how would you rate Job Stability of a Head Master?
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What are the different ways of entering this profession?

You need to have a basic degree like M.A. and B.ed then you need to apply whenever there is an opening.


Work-Culture

How would you rate Stress-Level in your Profession?
As it should be
How would you rate your office/work infrastructure?
Ok
How would you describe your co-workers?
Helpful
Generally speaking, your work is
Field Work
Overall, how would you rate Work-Culture in your Profession?
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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 of this Profession?
No
What level of Education is sufficient to be successful in this Profession?
Post-Graduation in Relevant Stream
Would you say that Studious students are generally successful in this Profession?
No
How would you consider the Cost of Education post 12th?
Ok
Overall, how would you rate the role of Education in your Profession?
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According to you, what kind of person is likely to be Happy & Successful in your Profession?

First Personality Trait – Energized by people, enjoy a variety of tasks and good at multitasking
Second Personality Trait – Focus on facts and details and apply past experiences to come up with practical solutions to problems
Third Personality Trait – Prefer to make decisions using logic by weighing pros and cons
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 easy-going and flexible with life
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

You must keep calm and concentrate on your work.

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

There is a good income in this career and you can make good money with a lesser workload. You can also get a transfer near to your home whichever is convenient for you. Your working hours end at 3:00 pm and you also have a free Sunday to enjoy yourself.

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

If you’re not comfortable living in a village, then this is not the right job for you. Also, sometimes, the policies of the government aren’t in favor of the teachers and the school staff. So you will have to still maintain the decorum and have good relations on both sides of the spectrum.


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
Overall, how would you rate the Recognition aspect of your Profession?
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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?
Difficult
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 will pick the same profession as I am happy with it.