The Top Ten Best Things About Being a Teacher

The Top Ten Best Things about Being a Teacher.
Quick! What's the best thing about being a teacher? If you are like the majority of people out there, you probably answered "summer holidays!" And this is a great perk of being a teacher, without a doubt, but it is a superficial advantage compared to the much greater, deeper satisfaction that comes from being a teacher.
I have created a list, of the greatest things about being a teacher. The list is delivered Letterman-style, with the tenth reason being listed first, and saving the best for last. This is my list. Your list may be different but it's good to think about the good things about being a teacher when you need encouragement. If you are thinking about becoming a teacher, this article will give you an idea of some of the benefits you can expect to enjoy.
10. Summer Vacation
Yes! Two months off every year. How we teachers look forward to June, counting down the last few days of the school year in anticipation!
Even the keenest of teachers, most loving and dedicated, looks forward to a break. And a long, luxurious break we have. Kind of. Many of us still do prep work during the summer, getting ready for the next year.
But still ... we don't have to officially "go to work." And that IS a pretty sweet deal, no matter how you slice it! So, summer holidays are definitely on the top ten for the best things about being a teacher.
9. Shorter Work Day
One of the most well-known advantages of teaching is the hours. While teachers often put in a lot of extra hours at home, doing preparation and marking student work, they are only obligated to actually be "at work" for a shorter time than most office and corporate jobs. Therefore, there is more opportunity to make their hours fit around a family.
This is a great bonus, and does provide great appeal, especially to those individuals who want their work hours to match their children's school hours.

8. Wages and Benefits
The issue of teacher pay is a controversial...