Empowering with Efficiency: Preventing Teacher Burnout with Author and Educator Jamie Sears

Empowering with Efficiency: Preventing Teacher Burnout

Teacher, are you feeling overwhelmed and on the brink of burnout?

We’ve all been there. We put pressure on ourselves to be the best because we want our students to have the best. Our administration puts pressure on us to collect the data, improve the test scores, do something new, achieve more. Teaching can feel overwhelming. Add to the job, the pressure to succeed in life outside of work.

We understand the challenges you face, and that’s why we’ve brought in the amazing Jamie Sears, author and educator, to address the pressing issue of preventing teacher burnout in this episode of the Equipping ELLs podcast. When Jamie left her job in the political sphere and went back to school to get an education degree, she was told: “You can’t be a good mom and a good teacher. You’re going to fail at one.” She would beg to differ.

Jamie Sears creates curriculum and delivers professional development for elementary educators through The Not So Wimpy Teacher Company. She has also authored the book How to Love Teaching Again: Work Smarter, Beat Burnout, and Watch Your Students Thrive.

In our conversation with the Not So Wimpy Teacher, Jamie shares powerful strategies to empower teachers with efficiency, overcome exhaustion, and find renewed joy in teaching!

If you’re tired of feeling drained and want to create a sustainable work-life balance, this episode is truly a game-changer. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to regain control and revolutionize your teaching experience!

*Leave a review of the episode on Apple Podcasts for your chance to win a free copy of Jamie’s book!*

Topics Discussed in this episode:
  • Jamie’s Story
  • Deciding what being a successful teacher means for you
  • How to face the myths and lies we face as teachers
  • Practical strategies for EFFICIENCY in your planning
  • Setting boundaries that protect your work-life balance
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More about Equipping ELLs:

We all know that teaching isn’t easy, but it doesn’t have to be this hard. Equipping ELLs is a podcast for both ESL specialists and homeroom teachers who are looking for effective and engaging ways to support their English Language Learners without adding to their endless to-do list. Tune in each week to hear tips, strategies, and inspirational stories that will empower you to better reach your ELL students, equip them with life-long skills, and strengthen relationships with colleagues and parents.

Your host, Beth Vaucher, is the founder of Inspiring Young Learners. She is an ESL certified homeroom teacher with over 10 years of experience teaching in the US and internationally. Her background of M.Ed in ESL and Curriculum and Instruction combined with her experience has led her to develop a bestselling newcomer curriculum that has sold in over 90 countries around the globe. She brings a different perspective to teaching ELLs from her years teaching and living abroad and working with ELLs from around the world. You will walk away from each episode with the ideas and tools you need to transform your experience as a teacher and cultivate a thriving and welcoming environment for your ELL students.



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