A disappointment - UK
After years of studying, poorly-paid jobs and hard work, I thought I had found my calling. I work in education and my passion has always been to work with disadvantaged SEN children. I got a job at a school that seemed to share this passion. I was so excited to finally be in a position to make a difference and do things they way I knew they needed to be done. But disappointingly, the school's ethos was just buzz words to the staff and leaders. The difference is that these highly qualified professionals actively dislike the students and have absolutely know knowledge about how to meet their needs socially, emotionally or educationally. They are there for the prestige of the school as it will help them climb. I feel very desolate and lonely there. I love the kids, but with the institution as it is, I'm fighting the tide...