We recently visited our School Direct trainees at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace for a careers workshop and asked them the most simple and integral question, "Why teach?"
You can see some of their inspirational responses below.
"No two days are ever the same." - Dean, Secondary French & German, Harris City Academy Crystal Palace/Harris Academy Greenwich
"Teaching is the most rewarding job in the world for you and the students." - Chris, Secondary English, Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich
"To pass on a love of learning" - Ruveyda, MFL Teacher, Harris City Academy Crystal Palace
"Sharing your gift is the most selfless act. Change the world!" - Natalie, Secondary English, Harris Academy Falconwood
"The most rewarding profession." - Maria, Secondary Spanish, Harris Academy Morden
"Inspire minds, change lives." - Jessica, Secondary English, Harris Academy South Norwood
"To make an impact in the lives of the next generation." - Edward, Secondary Maths, Harris Academy South Norwood
"To help modernise Education." - Serena, Secondary English, Harris City Academy Crystal Palace
"Because it makes me happy!" - Dagmar, Secondary MFL, Harris Academy Greenwich
"To make education accessible to all." - Tkaion, Secondary English, Harris Academy Bromley
"Because it is fun!" - Christelle, Secondary MFL, Harris Academy Beckenham