Read The Latest Issue Here

Charity seeks stem professionals to retrain as teachers

Posted on Mar 31, 2020 by Cambridge Catalyst

Now Teach is looking for 100 people from Cambridge and the surrounding areas who are ready to change career and retrain as teachers.

The education charity, which has now recruited more than 200 people to retrain, gives expert advice and support to help people successfully become teachers, and is particularly seeking successful people working in areas where there is a shortage, such as maths, sciences, computing and languages.

Now Teach was co-founded by former journalist Lucy Kellaway, who in her late fifties gave up her job at the Financial Times to retrain as a maths teacher. “I decided to become a teacher at 58 because I realised I wasn’t getting any better at my job,” she explains. “I set up Now Teach because there wasn’t a straightforward way for experienced career-changers like me to get into teaching.”

Following a successful pilot group in the area last year, Now Teach is recruiting experienced people to
change career, and train and teach in local schools, shaping the workforce of tomorrow. “We’re looking for people – with a desire to teach young people – who have significant experience at work,” continues Lucy. “You’ve seen something of life and you want to share that with young people.”

nowteach.org.uk

TTP and Start Codon to support life sci...

September 15th, 2020

The collaboration aims to strengthen Start Codon’s support for life science and healthcare start-ups,...

FocalPoint Positioning picks up award

February 25th, 2020

A Cambridge navigation pioneer has scooped a top award in the US

Local firms join forces for homelessness...

March 31st, 2020

With the financial help and expertise of Cambridge businesses, Allia is leading an innovative...

Virtual Cambridge: What’s on?

September 23rd, 2020

We give our top 10 picks of autumn’s virtual event space

Newsletter

Subscribe to the Catalyst newsletter to get the latest issue of the magazine, news, occasional surveys and carefully selected partner offerings delivered direct to your inbox.

You may opt-out at any time. Privacy Policy.