If you are thinking of changing your career, you’re in good company. Every year, many people decide to move from other career into teaching. Read about people who’ve chosen to switch career and make a difference to young people’s lives.

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Becoming a mum sparked my interest in teaching

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Financier's future in maths

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From construction site to classroom

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From developing software to developing students

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Make a difference to young people

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Natural transition from engineering to teaching physics

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Passing on my knowledge

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Police officer to PE teacher (primary)

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Royal Marine Commando to geography teacher

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School experience helped me decide to switch

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Swapping senior management for students

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Teaching gave me purpose

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Transferring my skills to teaching