If you're considering a career in teaching, it can be useful to hear from qualified teachers about what it's like to be one.
Teaching is a rewarding career with great benefits, including a competitive salary and opportunities for career progression. We asked several Portsmouth teachers what the best thing about the profession is and what you can expect from it.
As a teacher, you have an opportunity to inspire a classroom full of curious minds and shape someone's future.
As a teacher, you are a role model and have a positive influence on those you teach.
If there's a subject you're passionate about, such as mathematics, why not consider specialising in that area? You'll be able to share your passion for the subject with your students.
Helping out with extra-curricular activities is a chance to inspire others with your hobbies or interests alongside your teaching responsibilities.
If you've been inspired to begin a career in teaching, use our handy route finder to explore the initial teacher training courses available in Portsmouth.