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Why this teacher left the classroom…

A long time ago (it feels like a life-time) I finished school and began university. I had done well in school and immediately began providing private tuition to students who needed help with their studies. I was good at it and quickly built up a strong little business to put myself through university - I was training to be an engineer. The problem was, that while I enjoyed engineering, I found that it wasn't really my passion... I really wanted to help people, to TEACH people. So I re-trained and became a fully qualified teacher. When I left university, for the second time, I was prepared to teach in my chosen field - Junior Primary (prep-year 2), Primary (year 3-7 in SA) and Special Education. I was really hoping for…
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