5 Ways School Leaders Can Keep Their Teachers Happy

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edtechem
May 22, 2019 · 4 min read
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It’s June and everyone around you is wrapping up the year. Each day, students leave with armfuls of old projects and crinkled notebooks. Teachers are reorganizing the shelves and packing up books to prepare for a thorough room cleaning. It’s an exciting time for all…except maybe you.

As a school leader, you are thinking ahead to the start of next year. In fact, you’ve been doing so for months, making sure everything is lined up — from Chromebook repairs, to purchase orders, to faculty. It’s that last piece that has you feeling on edge. Even though you are 90% sure your faculty will be returning “bright-eyed and bushy-tailed” come September, there is still a tiny, nagging part of you that wonders…But, what if?

Instead of listening to that nagging part of you in June, why not try some of the ideas below to ensure your teachers are happy all year round? After all, happy teachers means returning teachers, right?

1. See them and treat them as humans.

2. Coach them, rather than manage them.

3. Lead by example; you’re still learning, too.

4. Give them what they need.

5. Promote team culture.

Putting it All Together

Coaching companies like Educate offer support for school leaders on a continual basis. Not only can you opt for personalized, 1:1 coaching sessions, but you can meet with other school leaders during comprehensive workshops, tailored to meet your needs. Happy school leaders — happy teachers — happy students.

Interested in finding out how Educate can support your personal growth?

Click on this link!

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edtechem

I am an Instructional Technology Coach and Client Succcess Manager at Educate LLC. I believe in the power of communities to fight for equity and access for all.

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edtechem

Written by

edtechem

I am an Instructional Technology Coach and Client Succcess Manager at Educate LLC. I believe in the power of communities to fight for equity and access for all.

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Read stories of innovation within the Educate community.

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