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I currently work in a testing lab, and have done for 10 years. It''s boring and repetitive, but pays well. I''ve been looking into doing a PGCE course and becoming a primary teacher, and have some money saved up to live off while I study for a year. But should I quit my job and try and become a teaching assistant in the meantime?
My contract states I have to give 10 weeks notice if I want to leave. If I did apply for a new job, surely no-one would want to wait 10 weeks before I could start. So I would have to quit my job and work my notice before trying to get a job.
So should I quit my job in the hope of becoming a teaching assistant, or stay where I am and save up money?
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