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Work-Life Balance Job Security Income Potential Work Culture Importance of Education Recognition

Profile Details
Name – Surinder
ProfessionEducation
DesignationTeacher
OrganisationHaryana Government
Age – 53
City – Kurukshetra
Work Experience (Years) – 20

Under-Graduation – B.A., Kurukshetra University
Post-Graduation – M. A., Kurukshetra University
Professional Qualification – B. ED.

Please give us a summary of your Career.

My first job was in Sanghour village in the district of Kurukshetra, where I worked as a teacher for three years. After that I got transferred to village Rawa in the district of Kurukshetra in middle school where I spent five years, then I came to senior secondary school in Shahabad Markanda, where I am serving as a teacher at present with a full dedication which pays off every time and in total I have spent at least 20 years of my life in teaching. Here, my responsibilities are mostly only to conduct classes of students.

Please describe your current Job Responsibilities.

I have been working as a teacher for more than 20 years. A number of responsibilities are bestowed upon me as a teacher. Every day, I take the theory as well as practical classes. Mainly, I teach the higher secondary classes. I guide them in their personality development and future plans. Also, I help them score good marks in their board exams. I check their exam copies as well as conduct school exams. It is my work to increase the knowledge of the students by teaching them some topics which are not in the syllabus.


Average Income in this Profession in the current scenario

Starting out/Fresher – 2-5 Lakhs Per Annum
5 Years of Experience – 2-5 Lakhs Per Annum
10 Years of Experience – 5-10 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?
Less than 7 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 in your profession?
Secure
Would you consider this Profession Risky?
Not Risky

Overall, how would you rate Work-Life Balance in your Profession?
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Overall, how would you rate Job Stability of your Profession?
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What are the different ways of entering this profession?

You need a B. ED Degree in order to become a teacher.


Work-Culture

How would you rate Stress-Level in your Profession?
As it should be
How would you rate your office/work infrastructure?
Bad
How would you describe your co-workers?
OK
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 Education Profession

Would you say that Education from top School/College plays a major role in the success in 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 Education Profession?

First Personality Trait – Energized by people, enjoy a variety of tasks and good at multitasking
Second Personality Trait – Focus on possibilities and value innovation to come up with creative solutions to problems
Third Personality Trait – Prefer to make decisions using logic by weighing pros and cons
Fourth Personality Trait – Prefer to keep flexible plan and keep options open
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 cooperative and compassionate
Eighth Personality Trait – His/Her Family and Friends agree that S/he is usually relaxed, calm and happy
Please provide details

The person who is calm, composed, patience and passionate about his/her work.

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

The working hour and days are limited as a teacher. You mostly work during the day. There is rarely any type of emergency. The work culture is very nice. Most of the work is classroom based. The job is not that pressurizing so your mental health is at peace. You make a great bond with your students because you are always around the young blood, you never really get old. The salary is good in this profession if you are getting a government job.

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

At times, the job becomes monotonous as you do the same thing every day. There is a limited advancement in this profession. You rarely travel, so there is no opportunity to explore new places. The syllabus which we have to teach is not updated most times.
Nowadays some people take up this profession and make it a mere business. However, teaching is considered to be one of the most sacred professions of all and should be kept that way.


Recognition in your Profession

What is your family’s view of your Profession?
My Family is Impressed
What is Friends’ view of your Profession?
My Friends are Impressed
What is Society’s view of your Profession?
Society is Impressed
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?
May be Easy for Few
How easy is it to move to a different country in this profession?
Impossible
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?

If I am taken back to 10th or 12th class and allowed to choose a profession, I would like to do an administrative job.