As a teacher, you'll have the opportunity to share your knowledge and enthusiasm with pupils every day. These qualified teachers’ stories will shed some light on the daily challenges of teaching, the career progression opportunities that are available, and how you can apply your skills in the classroom.
Jon Jones: from NQT to Vice Principal
Teaching offers plenty of opportunities for career progression. Jon Jones tells us how he worked his way from newly qualified teacher (NQT) to Vice Principal, and offers advice to other teachers about how to progress quickly within the profession.
Gavin McIntyre: the path to becoming a computing teacher
Find out how Assistant Head Teacher and ICT Learning Co-ordinator Gavin got into teaching and climbed the career ladder.
Neil: taking pride in teaching languages
Head of Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) Neil tells us about the importance of teaching his subject, and how you can use your ambition to progress as a teacher.
Olly Carr: from trainee to Assistant Head
Olly tells us how he turned his back on a career in the financial sector to complete a school-centred teacher training (SCITT) course and become a high-flying physics teacher.
Lance Bolton: swapping the army for the classroom
After four years in the armed forces, Lance Bolton had to decide what to do next. Find out why he chose teaching, and how he made the transition from soldier to qualified teacher.