“Opportunity is often disguised as hard work.”
– Latrese Moffitt, Olympic high jumper and recent guest speaker at our school
This school year is one of change, learning, excitement, hard work, and opportunity for me.
I have taken on a new role. I am Head of Primary Years and it is all about learning, listening, sharing, planning, inspiring, coaching, supporting, inquiring, reflecting and hard work. Sounds very much like the job of a teacher, doesn’t it? And a student. And a parent. And a friend. And an Olympic high jumper. And…(fill in the blank).
It is hard work, a great opportunity and I love what I do.
As Seth Godin said in his post, Turning passion on its head:
Instead of, “do what you love,” perhaps the more effective mantra for the maker of change might be, “love what you do.”