How much can I make in a Career in Teaching English?

There are many nuances of a Career in Teaching English. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Teaching English actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Teaching English. I was Googling about a Career in Teaching English and was lucky to find:

Sangeeta Sofat's overview!

Sangeeta Sofat has 24 years & 4 months of professional experience in Teaching English. Sangeeta Sofat has worked in Teaching English as HOD Commerce Department in Summer Valley School. In Sangeeta Sofat's own words, this is how Sangeeta Sofat got into Teaching English: "I have done B Com & M Com from DAV College. Post that I did a Diploma in System Management from NIIT. I got placed in a Computer Company by the name Microlipi as a Teacher. Realising my interest in teaching and reading, I decided to pursue MA in English followed by B Ed. I have been an English Teacher with Summer Valley School for 23 years." Sangeeta Sofat has a profile in a very interesting format on:

Career Video on Teaching English

In a video, Sangeeta Sofat has talked about various aspects of a Career in Teaching English. Sangeeta Sofat started by explaining Teaching English as: "Teaching English as a Foreign Language refers to teaching the English language to students with different first languages. Teaching English can occur either within the state school system or more privately, at a language school or with a tutor." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.

In this video Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Teaching English, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Teaching English. Sangeeta Sofat touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Literature & Mythology
  • Authors & Poets
  • Era
  • Techniques & Classification of Poems
  • Grammar
  • Report Writing
Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Sangeeta Sofat then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Teaching English:
  • Patience & Composure
  • Class Control
  • Interest among Students
  • Organising Skills
  • Enthusiasm towards Course Material
  • Updated Knowledge
  • Adaptability
It is important to get an understanding of the Positives of this Career.
Sangeeta Sofat believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Teaching English:
  • Satisfaction
  • Noble Profession
  • Different Roles for Students
  • Keeps You Young
  • Special Bond
  • Shaping The Perception
After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Sangeeta Sofat believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Teaching English:
  • Teaching Different Students
  • Student Friendly Laws
  • Handling Parents
  • Self-Imposed Restrictions
  • Resistance for New Methods
  • No Fixed Working Hours

In the final section of the video Sangeeta Sofat talks about How a day goes in a Career in Teaching English. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Teaching English, 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:

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