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    I'm really struggling to write my PS - I have all my ideas;
    - I've wanted to be a teacher from the age of 5 or 6, I used to play pretend with one of my best friends and we would spend hours pretending to teach classes, making powerpoints and things to use as resources for our "class", I even used to print off resources ad use them around my bedroom (Obviously I don't want to put this in like this, but I do want to include this in my PS as it's been a passion of mine for years)
    - I've taken on work experience in a primary school with my target age group (I'm also looking to do a week or so early next school year so my experience is more up to date), taken on a leadership role as a year 7 ambassador & i'm looking to become a mentor next year
    - I've had a few really supportive teachers in primary school that encouraged me to learn & made me feel supported and fueled my love of learning, they're one of the reasons I want to teach, I want to pass on this love & help young children

    I also have some stuff about articles I've read and people I've spoken to - I've spoken to one of my family members about teaching (she's a teacher), but I'm really struggling to put this into words without sounding really stereotypical. Any ideas for how to do this?
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    It's not necessary and is terribly cliched to say how long you've wanted to be a teacher for. Keep everything you mention within the last 2 years, at most

    Check out the guidance on how to write teaching PSs in the 'subject specific guidance' link below, and if you've got any specific questions, fire away
 
 
 
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