A teacher builds the foundation of his students as the future citizens of the country. Hence, a teacher, himself should be an ideal teacher.
An ideal teacher should be quite at home in his teaching-subjects. He should be about to explain his subjects clearly to his students. His voice should be clearly audible to the last bench in the class. Everyday he should come prepared on the lesson which he has to teach in the class that day, He should not hold any private tuition with mercenary motive. He should coach any those students who need it most.
An ideal teacher should be teacher of study habit. He should have a library of books around him. These books must not be cheap, novels or detectives. Because, he should read for knowledge. He should be a voracious reader. He should busy himself among his books. Besides, he should read good magazines and newspapers.
An ideal teacher should come to his class in time and should leave his class in time. While teaching, he should pay equal attention to all the students in the class. While teaching, he should use all the teaching-materials necessary. He should not make any partiality while assessing marks on the answer papers.
An ideal teacher should be a man of character. He should be impressive. He should be a man of service and sacrifice. He should have equal affection for all his students. He should be diligent and dutiful. He should record his experience as a teacher.
An ideal teacher is the greatest asset of the country. Hence, every teacher should try to be ideal.