QUALITIES OF A TRUE TEACHER:-
1. Teacher should identify the weak pupil in the class
2.Teacher should be mentally aware
3. Teacher must be loving towards his/her pupils
4. Teacher must analyze the mental strength of the pupils
5. Teachers must act in helping the pupils develop mentally, physically, emotionally.
6. Teachers should be friendly with the pupils up to a certain limitation.
7. Teacher should have the qualities of humorous nature and must not disturb the
decorum of the classroom
8. Teachers should have all-around and in-depth knowledge of the taught subject matter.
Role of a teacher
Teachers are the foundation of any society. There are several roles a teacher has to
play to make any society stronger. The way a teacher leads pupils is varied from one to
another as well as both formally and informally. There are various ways in which a
teacher can help improve his pupils mentally, physically, and emotionally. Anyone can
be a teacher for example nature can be a teacher for us if we learn something from the
nature. Our mothers are our best teachers as we learn everything from them throughout
1. Provider of Resource: A teacher must help his/her pupils by providing all the
instructional resources which may include websites, any instructional document, any
new idea, or other resources to use.
2. Specialist in Instructions: All teachers must be instructional specialist always ready
to help his/her pupils to implement effective teaching strategies in the classroom. For
example, if a pupil writes his/her report in very bad English then the teacher must call
upon hi/her English colleagues to help the pupil in writing a better report.
3.Specialist in preparing Curriculum: Curriculum specialist must understand the
standard of content that is appropriate to the learners of varied age groups in the
syllabus, he/she must have good knowledge of what the subject should include and how
the topics should be inter linked.
4.Supporter inside the Classroom: Teacher must act as a classroom support to help
the learners what to do?, when to do it? And help them decide when to do it?
5. Facilitator of learning: Facilitating professional learning opportunities among staff
members is another role for teacher leaders. Co-learning of the teachers helps them
decide what they can focus on to directly improve pupil learning. Their professional
learning becomes more relevant, focused on teachers' classroom work, and aligned to
fill gaps in pupil learning. Such communities of learning can break the norms of isolation
present in many schools.
6.Mentor: the teacher must act as a mentor to serve and help novice teachers .They
serve as role models; acclimate new teachers who are new to any school, and advise
new teachers about instruction, curriculum, procedure, practices of the institution. It
takes a great deal of time and expertise and makes a significant contribution to the
development of a new professional for being a mentor.
7.Leader of School : Being a school leader means serving a committee, such as a
school improvement team; acting as a grade-level head or department chair holder;
supporting school initiatives; or representing the school in the surrounding community or
district task forces or committees. He / She must have a vision for the school, aligns his
or her professional goals with those of the school and community, and share
responsibility for the success as well as failure of the school as a whole.
8.Data coaching : Although teachers have analyze a great deal of data, they do not
often it during classroom instruction. Teacher leaders can act as leaders in
conversations to engage their peers in analyzing and using this information to
strengthen the classroom instruction.
9.Catalyst for change : Teacher leaders must be catalysts for change both for the
school and the community. Teachers who take this role feel secure in their own work
and have a strong commitment towards continual improvement both within and outside
the institution. They propose questions for analysis of learning.
10.Learner for life : Most importantly a teacher must a learner himself/herself. They
must continually learn to improve and impart their life-long learning along with pupils to
help them achieve all around development.
Teachers must exhibit leadership in multiple, as well as overlapping ways. The role of
teachers can be formal in a sense that they come with certain with designated
responsibilities. Moreover, the informal roles develop as teachers start their interaction
with the pupils. All these ensure that teachers can find ways to lead in accordance with
their talents and interests. Regardless of the roles, they take upon, teachers can shape
the culture of schools, improve pupil learning, and influence their peers on how they