Can you leave teaching or school leadership and keep a similar salary?

Yes, but you will need to stop scrolling the job adverts and take a different path.

Job search filters are usually set to

  1. What role do you want.
  2. What salary do you want.
  3. What location do you want.

If you are leaving education and not sure of your next career path, you are literally trying to find a job based on salary and how close it is to your house!

You are intelligent, so you don’t need me to spell out the flaws in this approach.

Anyone can find a JOB. But to find a career that makes you happy takes more than a flawed approach.

I take my clients on a journey…

  1. What careers would suit you and bring you happiness.
  2. What pathway should you take to get there.
  3. What skills do you have already and what else do you need in your toolkit to achieve it.

There are endless opportunities out there – and many former educationalists are not only surviving but are thriving in their new lives (and that includes financially).

Do you want to start that journey?

Book a free consultation to learn more about career coaching.

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I first worked with Will whilst I was a junior member of a teaching team. I worked closely with him for around three years and he became a true mentor to me. During this time Will helped encourage me to discover my own leadership style and he mapped out what it takes to be successful. I highly recommend Will for life and career coaching.

Will is a professional, natural leader who manages to make you feel at ease. He manages to be both emphatic and encouraging, whilst also managing to challenge you to find your own answers. Will’s approach is totally non-judgmental and the sessions are really focused on you and on what you want to achieve. Working with Will has allowed me to address challenges I was facing and he brought a wealth of resources and practical tools to help me set goals, clarify my values, and explore avenues right away. Even though I left teaching 5 years ago, I still seek out Will for his help and guidance and I appreciate his versatility as a thought partner, ally, and coach. Our sessions are always productive and efficiently run, which is perfect for someone who is juggling many priorities! Will brings great communication, professionalism and quality to his work and I highly recommend him as a life/business coach.
- Jamie T (Leadership Coaching)

Highly recommended

I am so glad I found Mapleleaf Vision! Will has been super supportive and understood exactly what I needed to help me to redirect my focus. I now have fresh enthusiasm for what lies ahead.
- Greg M (Life Coaching)


Will at Mapleleaf vision fitted me in for a last minute decision-making session that I needed to make ASAP re. a job offer / career change. He was friendly, professional, and really knew his stuff! He unpicked things that I could never have done on my own. I’m so grateful to him & will be highly recommending him to everyone! Where there is a ‘Will’, there’s a way! Thank you, Will. You truly have a gift.
- Cat K (Career Coaching)