Leaving Teaching Jobs & Career Advice

Leaving your teaching job for a new career can be a daunting but rewarding decision. When I made the decision to leave the profession, I found it challenging to identify which employers would value my skills and how to transfer into a new profession without taking too much of a pay cut. If this sounds…

Teacher Resignation FAQs

When can I resign as a teacher? Teacher resignation dates are agreed nationally in order to align recruitment cycles and allow school leaders to plan staffing for forthcoming terms. This can work in your favour if you are moving to another teaching job, as vacancies will be heavily advertised as the set resignation dates approach….

Headteacher Resignation Dates

Resigning your Headship can be a difficult, sometimes upsetting decision. You have built a vision for the school but now recognise the opportunity to move onwards – either developing your career in education, moving to a consultant role or looking forward to a well-earned retirement. The Headteacher resignation dates are set to ensure that school’s…

Don’t Want to Teach?

When you decide you don’t want to teach anymore it can be difficult to find the guidance and support required to make the next step. I am really hopeful that you find this website helps shine a light on the potential for a future outside the classroom! Plan your escape so that it aligns with…

Resignation Dates for Teachers

As workloads increase and salaries stagnate, is it any wonder that more teachers are seeking an alternative; either in a new school or a new career altogether! Over 3750 teachers were signed-off sick with stress in 2018, and unfortunately, that number isn’t shrinking! The problem is that many teachers feel guilty about admitting they want…