Master Teacher 2 at a very young age
I am a 22-year-old school teacher 1 who is very enthusiastic, energetic, happy, and hardworking. I’m clueless when it comes to promotions, positions, or anything else. I discovered that I have prior teaching experience as well as participation in student activities such as sports, cultural dance, quizzes, and spelling bees, as well as attending numerous seminars. Drum and Lyre Corps Coordinator, Performing Arts Coordinator, English Club Coordinator, and Culture and Arts Coordinator are just a few of my ancillaries. At the time, I had no notion who I was. I thought of becoming a dancer, a vocalist, a percussionist, a songwriter, a public speaker, and a teacher. My principal delegated some of the activities and organizations to me. Despite the fact that I had no prior experience managing organizations, I did not decline without stating that I was unable to do so, and I went above and above for the sake of the school and students. Despite the fact that I was working with eight subjects every day, I ran into a snag when it came to completing multiple assignments. Lunchtime is my only free time.
Despite my busy schedule, I found time to continue my Master’s studies until I completed and graduated from the two major courses in my Master’s Degree at the same time. After 8 years as a teacher, one of my co-teachers, who is older than me and works as my adviser, pushed me to apply for my Teacher III job and a reclassification from Teacher 1 to Teacher III because I had already earned my Master’s Degree. After 2 months of waiting for the result, I filed and completed my documents for reclassification in the Division Office without delay. The Division Office had informed me that I needed to sign and resubmit my reclassification appointment to the region for final processing. When I went to the Division Office to sign my appointment, my principal called the person in charge and requested that he hold my appointment instead. He requested that the person in charge fill in the T-III post for me, which had become vacant owing to the death of one of my co-teachers.
I had no notion of what paperwork was required when my principal contacted me and urged me to process my Teacher III position. As a result, my reclassification application was denied in order to fill the vacancy. After completing the process, I was promoted to T-III a month later, and I am grateful to God that I made it through, despite the fact that there were many detractors and critics of my promotion. Even though there existed a vacancy, it was difficult to apply. If you apply for this post, your school achievements and educational attainment are scrutinized, therefore many older teachers were outranked at the time, as they are the requirements for you to be considered for the position.
To make a long story short, after 5 years of teaching as Teacher III, I got promoted to Master Teacher I at the age of 36. My performance was still competitive in any school activity, I participated in contests at the District and Division level, received additional tasks as coordinator in different areas, coached in sports, cultural dances, attended seminars, became a Division writer, District Coordinator, and became a district demonstrator and speaker during District In-Service Training. All my school activities I strived hard to fulfill and I won many contests. At the time, I ignored the fact that I had a family who required my attention because I spent Saturdays, Sundays and holidays in my organizations honing my students’ talents. Even though I’ve had some of the most difficult years of my life, I’ve found a way to go on and continue my quest for a doctorate. It was the most difficult period of my life, but with God’s help, I made it through and received my Doctorate Degree. At the age of 38, I was promoted to Master Teacher 2 after two years of teaching as Master Teacher 1. All of my hardships have been compensated. Although I never imagined myself in this position, the plan of our Savior, God the Almighty Father, enabled me to achieve it and overcome all of life’s challenges. He has been my inspiration to go through all of the saddest years of my life when I felt I was losing hope. All of my achievements were the result of a battle. – Doki | Helpline PH