• Superintendent Expectations

  • 1. Child Centered
  • 2. Respectful
  • 3. Visible
  • 4. Organized
  • 5. Enthusiastic
  • 6. Communicator
  • 7. Collaborative
  • 8. Positive Role Model
  • 9. Forgiving
  • 10. Professional
  • 11. Proactive
  • 12. Positive
  • Grey Positive Role Model Icon EXPECTATION #8:

    A role model is someone who is worthy of imitation — like your beloved teacher or a well-behaved celebrity. Just as a model is something that represents an inspirational ideal, a role model is someone who inspires others to imitate his or her good behavior.

    Here are some synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for a role model: mentor, exemplar, paragon, shining example, good example, star, example, idol, motivator, hero, and model.

    Top Five Qualities of Role Models

    • Passion and Ability to Inspire.
    • Clear Set of Values.
    • Commitment to Community.
    • Selflessness and Acceptance of Others.
    • Ability to Overcome Obstacles.

    Here are six personality traits to help you be a good role model for your team:

    • Self-Awareness. Have you ever considered how others perceive you? ...
    • Positivity. Negative behavior has a habit of spreading to those around you. ...
    • Humility. A good role model isn't afraid to ask for help . ...
    • Empathy. ...
    • Professionalism. ...
    • Integrity.

    Here are six personality traits to help you be a good role model for your team:

    Six Traits of a Good Role Model Video (Mind Tools) 

    1. Self-Awareness 

    • Have you ever considered how others perceive you? Dedicate time to honest self-reflection. Once you can see yourself more clearly, you'll be able to effect real, lasting change.

    2. Positivity

    • Negative behavior has a habit of spreading to those around you. Instead, focus on the bright side and build on your team's successes.

    3. Humility

    • A good role model isn't afraid to ask for help. They know when to step aside, give credit where it's due, and learn from others.

    4. Empathy

    • Use techniques like mindful listening to truly understand the needs of others. Not only will this build trust, but you will also develop more empathic team members.

    5. Professionalism 

    • Good role models hold themselves, and their work, to the highest standards. They respect people's time, work and boundaries, and always look for ways to improve.

    6. Integrity

    • Working with integrity means doing the right thing for the right reasons – even if it isn't easy. In return, you'll be rewarded with a stronger and more ethical team.
    • Good role models earn respect and motivate others to be better. By adopting these six key traits, you can become the role model your team needs!

    Being a positive role model for your students

    1. Have a positive attitude. Being able to demonstrate a positive outlook, even when everyday hurdles come up, is important for being a role model for your pupils. 
    2. Be honest. 
    3. Be genuine.
    4. Show respect. 
    5. Accept and admit when you're wrong.

    Why should a teacher be a role model to his students?
    Teachers are key role models, who can influence the attitudes, values, and behaviors of their pupils. A positive role model serves as an example–inspiring children to live meaningful lives. Teachers are a constant presence in a child's life. They influence children as much as—if not even more than—parents do.