14 Signs That You’re Definitely a Teacher

Posted: Aug 20 2015

Teaching is more than just a job, it’s a way of life! It’ll change the way that you look at the world forever. Here are 14 signs that your mind has definitely been rewired into ‘teacher mode’!

1. You feel the urge to talk to strange children and correct their behaviour when you are out in public.

2. You spend more money on stuff for school than you do on your own children.

3. You find a strange beauty in a pot of perfectly sharpened pencils.

4.“Laminating things gives you a secret thrill.”

5. You hoard packaging and toilet roll tubes.

6. There are 30 people who accidentally call you Mum/Dad at one time or another.

7. You can eat a three course meal in 15 minutes without ever stopping marking.

8.You walk into a shop, hear the words, “It’s Ms./Mr. ____________ and immediately know you have been spotted.

9. Your partner tells you off for using your 'teacher voice' at home.

10. You can hear 30 voices behind you and you can identify every single one individually.

11.You can think of multiple uses for every item in the pound shop and none of them are for what it was originally designed for.

12. Glue sticks are considered a rare and prized treasure.

13. Every child that you have ever taught is one of ‘your kids’.

14. You put your hand up to reply when somebody asks a group question.