Diocese of Portsmouth

Vocations to teaching

Many of those who teach in our church schools - whether they share the Christian faith or not - would say they felt a vocation to the teaching profession. They want to make a difference by being a positive influence on children's learning. 

Some also feel specifically called to teach in a church school, where the ethos in something that chimes in with their own personal faith or sense of calling.

We spoke to several teachers recently, to find out why they like teaching in church schools. They also have advice for you, if you feel drawn to becoming part of this profession. Read their stories below.