Pros: close to home, helped the community, rewarding
Cons: not much money in education on the entry level, regardless of how hard you work or how much you love what you do
No two days are the same when you work with children. Being surrounded with great people who is in the profession for the love of education and the belief that every child, no matter his/her economic status, deserves a quality education was one of the best experiences of my life!
The hardest part about being the Admin Assist at any school is that you're – more... pulled in a million different directions constantly. You must be able to wear MANY hats! There were mornings when I was answering the phones, answering the doors, replying to emails, drying tears, applying band-aids, and logging late students all at the same time! But it was worth it! Knowing that helped improved the life of a child on any level makes the job rewarding. – less