The challenges I face in my organization regarding Human Resources are:
Poor teacher welfare
Sometimes, some teachers land jobs in schools that are underdeveloped. They do it in order to have a source of income as they target other greener pastures. However, these schools usually have poor welfare of teachers in form of;
- Poor housing facilities
- Bad food
- Inadequate water and other necessities
- Little or no allowances
Teachers with a poor welfare have lots of stress, which usually affects the way they do their job, and sometimes forcing them into premature resignation and sometimes, quitting the job for good.
The school committee and the parents are needs to address the importance of the welfare of a teacher in order to get good teacher into their school.
Whether you like it or not, you’ll always have students that deliberately miss your classes. Some teachers think you can simply swallow it and move on, but it’s not that simple because.
- It causes imbalanced overall performance in your classroom
- Other clean students are subject to bad influence from the absentees
- It makes even the good students weak if overdone
Clearly, it’s a challenge and it bothers every teacher. Some teachers roll call their students, while others issue punishments or forward the case to higher authorities to handle.
Parents needs to be well informed the importance of students coming to school every day and what are the effect on students absent from school most of the time.
Inadequate teaching aids
Teaching aids make the job faster and easier for teachers, and the enable students understand and learn faster. This is why every school should have essential stuff like.
Foot rulers, etc
Without teaching aids, there are so many things that could go wrong like.
Teachers spending more time explaining simple concepts
Students failing to understand even the most basic stuff
Teachers taking the blame whenever students fail to understand or claim they don’t understand a topic
However, some schools have enough money at their disposal, meaning they can possibly access any sort of teaching aids they need for their teachers to conduct smooth lessons.
Head of school and the school committee need to see this first before starting the school term by buying this stuff with school money.
Due to certain reasons, some schools are understaffed, and that’s the usual cause or overworking. In other cases, some schools make it compulsory for teachers to do other things they aren’t paid for, like personally cleaning the compound or teaching extra lessons in the night.
The effects include;
- Extreme fatigue
- Negative attitude towards work
- Stress-related diseases like heart disease
The Ministry of Education needs to limit the paperwork of teachers inside the classroom.
In every school, there are those learners that are committed to giving teachers daily headaches and heartaches. Undisciplined learners pose a huge challenge in the school because;
- They negatively influence other learners
- Undermine all the school rules
- Sometimes, they put the school on a brink of a chaos outbreak
- Vandalism of school property
In every school, peace and order are very important things to maintain the smooth sail of all education activities.
Counselling the students and allows parents to talk to their child at all times and teach them well-mannered behavior at home.
Poor teaching environment
Every school has its own environment, but not all are favorable. Some schools just don’t have what it takes to give teachers a good teaching environment. The flaws include;
- Poor infrastructure
- Inadequate space in school premises and classrooms
- Bad neighborhood, eg being next to noisy places
- Poor electricity supply
While in a poor teaching environment, it’s hard for teachers to teach and students to thrive. This, therefore, poses a great challenge for teachers.
Parents and the committees need to be well understood in order to get a teacher into their school their need to improve the teaching environment.