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Career progression stories

The opportunities for career progression as a teacher are plentiful. This includes the possibility of rapid progression into a leadership role and as your career progresses. Read stories from teachers who’ve taken advantage of the many progression possibilities the career has to offer.

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Grasp every opportunity: you will progress

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Lawyer to assistant headteacher

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Leaping to head of department

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From newly qualified teacher to head of faculty in 5 years

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NQT to head of biology in 2 years

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One year from post grad to head of department

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