Will Hazell

How business high-flyers are being tempted into teaching

Now Teach aims to cut school recruitment problems by offering professionals a route into training as teachers

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“There are so many people in their fifties who are either redundant or fed up with what they’re doing. Why isn’t there an organisation that helps persuade them that teaching might be something for them?”

Lucy Kellaway has worked as a Financial Times journalist for 30 years. For many of those years, she has anatomised and poked fun at corporate culture, which has given her a unique insight into the mindset and motivations of City professionals reaching the latter stages of their careers.

Now she wants those professionals to think about joining her by leaving the rat race to take the plunge ...

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