Stepping Outside My Comfort Zone!

My dear readers, I have a story to tell you, like to hear it, here it goes: I don’t like change. I know this is not a good thing, but I sometimes stay in a situation that is not good for me longer than is healthy. Don’t get me wrong, when I have to do it, I do it. But if I don’t have to, I will not, or I will do it kicking and screaming. Presently, I am being forced to change. I have to change. Well, unluckily or luckily for me, (however you want to look at it), I don’t have a choice in the matter. I was displaced at the end of last year. Even though I knew that I could have gotten a way better job, I wouldn’t have tried. If given the choice, I would not have changed jobs. However, I was not given a choice. So, I am looking for a new job. I think I’ve found a job. In fact, it’s a job that I would not have thought I wanted. It’s for a middle school position. In my nearly nine years working in special ed, I’ve never worked in a middle school. Truth be told, I was scared to do so. At that age, they can be so obnoxious. But, they can also be very sweet, like my David.

So, I have decided it’s time to step outside my comfort zone and try something new. During the time I’ve been looking for a job, I keep coming across middle school jobs that seem perfect for me. Never have I even thought about middle school. Now, I can’t seem to get it out of my head. I’d say it is more than coincidence. I think I’m being led into that direction. I know it’s up to me whether I follow or not. And I, my dear reader, choose to follow. I haven’t been officially offered the job yet, but if given the chance, I will accept it. I will step outside my comfort zone and try something new. So, as always, join me on my journey, won’t you.


One thought on “Stepping Outside My Comfort Zone!

  1. Danielle says:

    I know that feeling. I’m in college studying special education. I chose K-6 special ed and elementary ed as majors but the more schooling I get, the more I’m leaning toward middle school. I used to be afraid to teach middle school because that is such an important time in children’s lives and I don’t know if I’m going to know enough to support them in all the ways they need.

    Good luck, I’ll be happy to hear how your year goes!

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