Please enjoy this Real Story guest post by Nicole, a former English teacher with a Master’s Degree in Social Policy who started her own fragrance and beauty supply business. And here's your only warning: get some tissues, because her story is incredibly moving! The short version? Nicole left ... Read More about Nicole of Simply Eve Fragrance’s Real Story: “I loved teaching, but it didn’t love my health.”
Welcome to another edition of "Reader Questions"! Here's a question from Ben that he left on the 50+ Jobs for Former Teachers link roundup. Do you have a question? Leave a comment on this post or contact me! My question is where do you find some of [the jobs listed here]? I currently teach ... Read More about Reader Question: Where do I find jobs for former teachers that go with my skill set?
Please enjoy this Real Story guest post by Katie, an itinerant teacher serving children with hearing loss. Everyone has heard the term “pass the buck”. Everyone has a pretty good idea as to what it means. And forgive me for using a quote from to Wikipedia, but the definition hits home for ... Read More about Teacher Quits: I’m Tired of Getting the Buck Passed to Me
You worked your butt off to get into the classroom and educate the next generation. So what do you do when it doesn't work out? No matter why you decided to leave teaching, don't let the unknown scare you. There are tons of jobs for former teachers out there. You just need to get creative ... Read More about 50+ Exciting Jobs for Former Teachers (The Ultimate Link Line-Up)
Please welcome S.R. for this week's "Last Straw" post. S. R. emailed me out of frustration to share her story of being a music teacher in several different schools... and never receiving a proper classroom! She's taught music on an auditorium stage, in the hallway, and even outdoors. Here's her real ... Read More about Transitioning from Teaching Music to Something With a Room