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ex- teachers: where are you now?

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Rathkelter Sun 14-Feb-16 08:47:40

There are lots of people quitting the profession on here! Someone entrepreneurial could almost set up a specialist job agency for ex teachers. I'm just interested in hearing about what roles you got into after leaving, other than tutoring /supply?

IndomitabIe Sun 14-Feb-16 09:11:12

Actually, that's a genius idea!

bumbleclat Sun 14-Feb-16 12:06:24

A friend of mine has just left and gone into s job where she tutors children in care for the county, getting their attainment up to county expectations/average. She'll manage here own diary abs drive around plus no planning marking in evenings but with paid school holidays! envy

IndomitabIe Sun 14-Feb-16 16:05:40

<makes notes>

tethersend Sun 14-Feb-16 16:13:42

I'm an advisory teacher for children in care- I don't tutor children directly, but work with schools, social workers and foster carers to support the academic achievement of the children in care to the borough I work for.

As an aside, there seems to be a real shortage of tutors with an understanding of some of the issues children in care face in some parts of the country.

EdithSitwell Mon 15-Feb-16 21:15:03

I do a bit of supply if I feel like it. I left after twenty four years. I'm fifty five now and don' t want or need another permanent position.

willconcern Mon 15-Feb-16 21:16:12

Went back to uni. Now a lawyer.

ilovesooty Mon 15-Feb-16 21:20:09

Education Training and Employment Coordinator in community drug and alcohol services. Also work closely with criminal justice and deliver training to colleagues, primarily on equality and diversity.
Also retrained as a counsellor and work privately with individuals and couples.

1944dadhelp Wed 17-Feb-16 19:51:34

Back to the food industry!! Can't wait, at the time I thought it was stressful but how wrong I was!!! Am resigning on Monday smile

KierkegaardGroupie Wed 17-Feb-16 22:49:53

Ha ha. Trying to get back to teaching but in another country. Thinking of doing a master's to be a school counselor...but just found out it will cost 10 k for two year course....looking at applying for hospital fit it jobs once I have my credential in place.

KierkegaardGroupie Wed 17-Feb-16 22:51:08

Kind of dreading returning with two small kids but we shall see how I get on. Have had a glorious 7 years off extended maternity leave) never been happier and less stressed.

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