Describe skills and abilities that will help one's ability to succeed in this setting? give examples
Why teach in a low income district?
One can be for financial reasons - teachers with certain types of student government loans can have their loans forgiven (won't have to pay them back) if they work a certain amount of time in a low income school district.
Also, some lower-income school districts tend to pay more than other districts.
Non-financial reasons - it can be challenging but a great experience in teaching and a wonderful one to put on your resume - if you can work there, you can work in any type of school district - it shows that you are open to challenges.
A better chance to move up or change positions - there is often a lot of turnover in low income districts and if you stay, there will be more opportunity for you to get a position that you want.
Students truly appreciate you teaching them and you can have a greater impact on students, particularly those that come from broken homes - teachers in these types of schools are often seen as mentors and parent figures.
Most teachers who have taught in low-income districts for years have a true desire to educate today's ...
Teaching in a low-income district - the benefits and challenges that teachers face and what skills and abilities one needs to survive and flourish when teaching low-income.