Why do so many people think that money is the answer to everything? https://www.tes.com/news/school-new...-risk-a-crisis-schools-unions-tell-government Well, we know that government takes no notice of these forums, and it seems that the same is true for the unions. I can't recall many posts saying: I'm getting out of teaching because they don't pay me enough. What I can recall time and time again are the following reasons: Appalling classroom behaviour. Work/life balance destroyed by vast amounts of unnecessary admin. Bullying SLT. And as for getting people in front of the classroom in the first place, just look at the jobseekers forum. There are many qualified teachers who want a job, that heads are turning their noses up at.