This is a nice factual look at the time requirements by teachers:

Teacher Time Management Infographic

Created by Knewton

However , if we consider the superpowers which sustain a teaching career:

  • ever-expanding bladder
  • sixth sense for freebies
  • multi-tasking, no better than whatever you’re imagining
  • that look
  • capacity to love all students, eventually
  • lunch/bus/hall duty with a smile, usually 🙂
  • make learning fun!
  • encourager-in-chief
  • we can grade anything, anywhere
  • we know we make a difference