Deciding to Leave Teaching in the UK: A Hard But Rewarding Choice

For teachers in the UK, the 31st of May is a date seared into their consciousness. It marks the pivotal moment when a decision must be made – to continue teaching or to embark on a new path.

The choice between staying or leaving teaching is a significant one, not to be taken lightly. Leaving without a plan might seem risky, but is it really?

Breaking Free: A decade ago this month, I made the life-altering decision to leave my teaching career. I had no financial safety net, a baby in tow, and no guarantee of success. Many called it a huge risk.

So, what’s the secret to my current financial stability, happiness, and improved well-being? It’s remarkably simple – I decided to quit. No waiting for the “perfect” time, no excuses.

Life is filled with tough choices. Just like the challenging decision to leave my homeland for a year abroad, change my diet for better health, or make exercise a priority.

We often find ourselves at a crossroads, contemplating decisions we’ve deferred for too long. These decisions may seem formidable, but they lead to personal growth, prosperity, and freedom in the long run.

Courage and Transformation: Making difficult decisions demands courage, but they are profoundly transformative. They propel us forward, forcing us to confront fears and take control of our destinies.

Risk is an inherent part of life. To learn, grow, and thrive, we must be willing to take calculated risks and opt for the less-traveled path.

Don’t let easy decisions dictate your life. Staying in limbo stifles happiness and freedom. Making tough choices is where true growth resides.

If you’re a teacher, remember that you possess a remarkable superpower. Regardless of others’ beliefs, your potential is boundless.

After reading this, what challenging decision are you ready to make? I’d love to hear your thoughts!

Leaving teaching in the UK can be daunting, but it can also lead to a brighter future. Embrace the challenge, choose your path, and pave the way for personal growth and fulfilment.

Love, Ellie x

P.S. Whenever you’re ready, here are 2 ways I can help you map out and launch your tuition business
 
1. Book a free Game Plan call
 Thinking about getting a proper tuition business off the ground? I have a simple progress pathway to 2 and 3k months and we will map this out together: 
 
2. Work with me closely in my 4 month mentorship programme, the 2 Hour Tutor
 If you’d like to work directly with me to create a scalable group programme, or turn your existing 1:1 tuition business into a group programme … just email me with the subject line ‘2 Hour Tutor’ and I’ll get you the details. This is for you if you: 
 
  • Have already quit / decided to quit teaching
  • Are serious about creating a tuition biz that replaces or exceeds your teaching income
  • Are already running a 1:1 tuition biz but would like to pivot towards a 2 hour-a-week group programme
 

Desperate to leave teaching

If you are desperate to leave teaching but the thought of high pressure 1:1 work makes you want to hide, here are 3 ways I can help you map out and launch your tuition business:

1. Download my free 2 Hour Tutor Blueprint and start mapping your future business:  DOWNLOAD

2. Book a free Game Plan call: I have a simple progress pathway to 2 and 3k months and we will map this out together:  BOOK HERE

3. Work with me closely in my mentorship programme, the 2 Hour Tutor: If you’d like to work directly with me to create a scalable group programme, or turn your existing 1:1 tuition business into a group programme … please  APPLY HERE.

This is for you if you:

  • Have already quit / decided to quit teaching
  • Are serious about creating a tuition biz that replaces or exceeds your teaching income
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