At the end of the last school year, not a single class teacher left. The main reason I want to pursue this vocation is because I love the prospect of working with children, being such an important part of a child’s life is a real honour. The majority of teaching assistants who left did so to train as teachers. I am thinking about applying to do a degree with a view to becoming a primary school teacher but I'm rather aware that my vision of the job comes from the hours I have spent helping in the classrooms at my sons' school! I currently work with teenagers with special needs and really enjoy it but I do love working with younger children too.

Some teachers enter the profession because they're eager to make a difference—people tend to remember their teachers for an entire lifetime, long after school is over. I am a hard-working, confident and conscientious and have a keen desire to be a primary school teacher. Why I became a primary school teacher: it was my lifelong ambition. I can really only speak from the experience I know. Reasons to Become a Teacher. It does depend a lot on where you are (country, school system, and even the local school itself). Many teachers discover that their love of children draws them to teaching, or that their own love of learning makes them passionate about teaching.