Job Description for New Teachers

Job Description: New Teacher.

Your Mission: To Squeeze Excellent Test Results out of Frightened and Angry Children and Shatter The Achievement Gap

Things to Ignore: Hunger, Homelessness, Disability, Language, Chronic Illness, Family and Neighborhood Violence, Children’s Talents, Personalities and Aptitudes.

Things to Sacrifice: Play, Recess, The Arts.

Job Security: Dependent on Results on Standardized Tests

Prospects for a Long and Happy Career: None.