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burned out lawyer rethinking a new career in teaching

I just left law after 18 years as a sole practitioner. I am burned out. I'm not very money oriented, more into helping people and socializing. I like work that has a beginning and end. I've never been a good employee. I thought that I would like to become a high school social science teacher and I now have a license to teach. I'm a 54 yo female. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 21, 2014 - 26 answers

Tips for having multiple careers

Do you have advice on pursuing/ handling multiple jobs at once? Especially if both are jobs you plan on making into careers. [more inside]
posted by ichomp on Jun 10, 2013 - 2 answers

Do my numerous constraints rule out meaningful work with kids?

I'd like to learn about jobs that involve working intensively, one-on-one, with preschool or elementary-aged kids, to help them learn or develop. But, I have so many constraints that I'm not sure any role fits. Could you point me to any possibilities? [more inside]
posted by Other on Aug 5, 2010 - 8 answers

I think I need to change my career. Is teaching the right one for me?

Should I go in to teaching? What's it like teaching primary (up to 11-12 year old kids)? Do you get to do much science? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 22, 2009 - 17 answers

Should I leave my cozy cubicle and go get a teaching degree?

Should I leave my cozy cubicle and go get a teaching degree? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 13, 2007 - 20 answers

What do you love/hate about being an elementary school teacher?

What do you like most and least about being an elementary school teacher? I'm changing careers and want the lowdown. [more inside]
posted by HotPatatta on Feb 12, 2007 - 13 answers

Lawyer v. Teacher

What to be? A teacher or a lawyer? [more inside]
posted by youcancallmeal on Dec 12, 2005 - 33 answers

Should I become a teacher?

I think I want to change careers and become a teacher. I need a change. I've been told "You'd be a great teacher!" by several people and I think I believe them. I already have a Masters (multimedia/technology), and I'm in NY state. How long will it really take me, and what else should I know before I leap? (More specific situational info inside...) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 21, 2005 - 14 answers

Following Up on Job Applications

I've finished my teacher education program and now I want a job. I sent out resumes to every school system I was interested in and followed up with the basic "Just want to confirm you received it" blah blah blah. I've been told that, now that some systems are posting openings, I should be calling them regularly to keep them aware of my name. But... what do I say? [more inside]
posted by ferociouskitty on May 8, 2004 - 3 answers

Trying Teaching

I'd like to try teaching - I think. [more inside] [more inside]
posted by gottabefunky on Dec 24, 2003 - 10 answers

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