Personal Statement : Being A Teacher Essay

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Personal Statement
Being a teacher is always my dream and since I only partially fulfilled it, now it’s time to resume my ideal after a twenty year break.
I had my undergraduate study at the best teacher’s university in China, Beijing Normal University. After graduation, I taught computer class with labs to students and fellow teachers in a normal school in Beijing, I developed sets of teaching portfolio by class level respectively. Students and teachers enjoyed my class and I loved my job from my heart.
But in a society where the value of education was not fully recognized and rewarded, it’s hard to survive with about $20 monthly salary in a big city like Beijing. Meanwhile, back to my hometown-a remote backward town in northeastern China, my family was facing a big financial challenge from the university tuition for my younger sister and brother. So I was not only to live on my own, but also to provide support to my siblings. Then after eighteen months ' teacher’s work I turned to a six-times-higher-salary company job with my strong computer science background. I still can sense the pain and shame from giving up ideal to real life.
Nevertheless, my desire for education has never left me. I seized every opportunity to play a teaching role or develop education project. During my work in Hewlett-Packard Company (HP), I established China HP Business School with my team. I led a team working on course design, teacher recruitment & training, and class assessment. Upon I moved
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