What is a Career in Teaching?

What is a Career in Teaching?



There are many nuances of a Career in Teaching. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Teaching is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Teaching. I was Googling about a Career in Teaching and was lucky to find: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171216-0001/Arts/Teaching/Career-in-Teaching/english 


Sunaina Kuhn's take!

Sunaina Kuhn invested 2 years in Teaching. Sunaina Kuhn has worked in Teaching as Teacher in Teach For India. In Sunaina Kuhn's own words, this is how Sunaina Kuhn got into Teaching: "After completing my Schooling from Woodstock, I did my Bachelors in Political Science from Purdue University. I taught Business English for a year in Budapest. After that I came back to India and worked as a Teacher with Teach for India for 2 years." Sunaina Kuhn has a profile in a very interesting format on: https://www.lifepage.in/page/sunainakuhn 


Career Video on Teaching

In a video, Sunaina Kuhn has talked about various aspects of a Career in Teaching. Sunaina Kuhn started by explaining Teaching as: "Teaching is Ideas or principles taught by an authority." The video was an engaging disposition.



  • In this video Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Teaching, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Teaching. Sunaina Kuhn touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:Child Psychology
  • Lesson Planning
  • Different Subjects

90% success in real life depends on Skills. It is crucial to understand these.

  • Sunaina Kuhn then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Teaching:Time Management
  • Perseverance & Determination
  • Patience
  • Resourcefulness

Positives of this Career are quite interesting.

  • Sunaina Kuhn believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Teaching:Self Satisfaction
  • Community Relationships
  • New Opportunities
  • Industry Expertise

There are a few Challenges in this Career which one needs to be cognizant of.

  • And, Sunaina Kuhn believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Teaching:Work Life Balance
  • Money Growth
  • Emotional & Mental Health


In the final section of the video Sunaina Kuhn talks about How a day goes in a Career in Teaching. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Teaching, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20171216-0001 


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This video on a Career in Teaching opened my eyes to a completely new perspective and got me interested in LifePage. LifePage has created the largest knowledge repository of Careers in the whole world. I salute the efforts of Team LifePage. I also encourage you to learn more about LifePage on: https://www.lifepage.in