What makes a good teacher, and why teach?

What makes a good teacher, and why teach?

Our television screens have recently been inundated with programmes such as Educating Yorkshire, Educating Essex, Tough Young Teachers, and the most recent episodes of Educating the East End which have followed teachers that work in a range of schools.  

But what makes a good teacher, and why would you teach?  

Do you have an interest in a particular subject or age range?  Watch the video clips to see why you should choose teaching as a career and the range of opportunities that are available :

Maths

Science/Physics

Computing

Design & Technology

Languages

Primary