Working with difficult students and unsupportive management makes every day a challenge.
I taught for 20 years in various public schools in Bexar County. When the administration was good, the job was good; when it was bad......and it was bad a lot....it was a chore going to work.
As a Special Education teacher, I had the most challenging students. These are students who are not being successful under normal protocols, yet the resistance - more ... to doing things in a different way is intractable. Most administrators would rather have the kids fail according to procedures than risk exposure by changing the protocols.
Nonetheless, there is nothing better than working with young people ... - less