Alternative careers to teaching

Teaching is an incredibly rewarding yet taxing career. Despite preconceptions that teachers get every holiday off, this couldn’t be further from the truth.

The reality is when you become a teacher your days will stretch far beyond the average 9 ‘til 5. And your holidays? Well, you’ll be too busy prepping for the next term to sit around and do nothing.

That being said, as a teacher you will have the power to help the next generation to flourish, grow and succeed.

What to do if you decide you don’t want to be a teacher

Whether you have worked as a teacher for years or you are considering a career as a teacher, but want to know what your other options are first, knowing what your options are is important.

Luckily, we are here to help. Below you will find a list of alternative careers:

Student learning support 

You can take your online teaching qualification and use it to become a guidance counsellor, A-Level or GCSE advisor, a university support staff, or a special education teacher.

Corporate Learning and Skills Development 

In this position you can help adults to advance in their roles, and recognise their strengths and weaknesses. In addition, you can teach them new skills.

Private tutor 

As a private tutor you can take your teacher training and use it to assist students on a one-to-one basis. Another bonus to this role is being able to set your hours and pay.

Freelance editor or copywriter

You can take your knowledge of the education industry and use it to write guides or assist in the publication of school documents.

In addition, you could also choose to work as a Human Resources Officer, or a Social Worker or you could even venture into museum education.

Whatever you decide, your choices will be endless. So if you are interested in working as a teacher, why not take a look at our range of online courses today.

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