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Side stepping away from teaching?!

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Appuskidu Sun 29-Oct-17 13:20:50

Are there any jobs that teachers could move into with only a year or so of training rather than starting again from scratch?!

I am interested in speech therapy or Occupational therapy but would presumably need to do another 3 year undergraduate degree for either of those?

I've got a degree (in a curriculum subject), a PGCE, the nasenco qualification and twenty years of teaching experience mainly in KS1/EYFS but hve just about had enough now-I don't want to teach for the next 25 years sad.

Is there any other direction I can go in?!

Uokbing Sun 29-Oct-17 16:36:36

Following with interest.

mumoffour1716154 Sun 29-Oct-17 16:42:12

Unsure if still available but you could retrain as social worker, 12-18 months training. Also check what is available in local community college, where top up courses are run usually lasting from a few weeks to a year

longdays Sun 29-Oct-17 20:14:38

I work in the NHS as a research nurse and we often have research practitioners who come in and work on studies. What is your degree in? Pay is usually band 6 approx £26k with increments.

longdays Sun 29-Oct-17 20:19:57

Sorry I should have mentioned that the practitioners usually have a science or maths degree. Often our sponsors who coordinate the studies nationally have completely unrelated degrees and then coordinate the studies through a university.

Hope it helps someone as it's horrible if you really don't like your current job.

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