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I want to stay in education but I don't want to teach

Discussion in 'Career clinic' started by Chirpy1, Jun 10, 2019.

  1. Chirpy1

    Chirpy1 New commenter

    I want to stay in the field of education but I don't want to be a school teacher/supply teacher anymore.

    I fresh out of job ideas...
     
  2. digoryvenn

    digoryvenn Lead commenter

    School administration/ secretary.
    School bursar.
    School improvement advisor
    Cook, MSA
    School caretaker/ cleaner
    SPLd support advisor / behaviour advisor
    Educational psychologist
    Attendance welfare officer

    Ofsted inspector!
    Head teacher!
    non teaching deputy

    Good luck!
     
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  3. Chirpy1

    Chirpy1 New commenter

    I'm in my 40s so a few of those will be out of the question. Thank you for answering.
     
  4. blueskydreaming

    blueskydreaming Lead commenter

    Tutoring
    Working for an exam board
    Working for an educational charity
    Working at a museum
    Non-teaching head of year (some schools have them)
    Educational recruitment
     
  5. BYusuf

    BYusuf Occasional commenter TES Careers peer advisor

    Hi Chirpy1,

    Possibilities:
    • Pastoral Mentor / Head of Year mentor / Head of Year Learning support (different names however they don't teach)
    • Educational consultant
    • Teacher trainer (for organisations offering CPD/INSET)
    • Occupational Therapist

    Regards,
    Bukky
     
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  6. DYNAMO67

    DYNAMO67 Lead commenter

    Depends if you can take the pay cut to take a lower paid job, or retrain really.

    Look on jobs section! Plenty of avenues IF you’re willing to take a permanent and significant pay cut.
     
  7. Chirpy1

    Chirpy1 New commenter

    I'm in a good position with regards pay. To be honest teacher pay isn't that great.
    Thanks everyone for the ideas.
     
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  8. SUPER.SUPPLY

    SUPER.SUPPLY New commenter

    governess in a private
    household? use your skills and get double the money and no ofsted or hassle
     
  9. bonxie

    bonxie Senior commenter

    Education officer for a charity such as the RSPB, RSPCA or NSPCC.
     

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