career change for math teacher

This is a discussion on career change for math teacher within the First Steps forums, part of the Reception category; Ok here goes. I'm 33 this year and thinking of changing careerto become a trader or stock broker. Is it ...

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Old Apr 3, 2008, 11:17am   #1
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Ok here goes. I'm 33 this year and thinking of changing careerto become a trader or stock broker. Is it too late?

I would very much welcome your views.

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Old Apr 3, 2008, 11:28am   #2
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based on what? any experience? have you been looking at models? do you know the diffrence between stock broking and trading?
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If you are thinking about it for the money - then don't bother. Only go that direction if it's a passion because being a trader especially is something that not everyone has the right aptitude for.
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Old Apr 3, 2008, 11:52am   #4
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money/challenge what is the right aptitude?

mrt started this thread If you elaborate on the aptitude part - Ofcourse the money would be better than teaching, but I'm also looking for a new challenge.




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Old Apr 3, 2008, 12:02pm   #5
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Mrt,

What qualifications, skills and experience do you have?

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Old Apr 3, 2008, 12:11pm   #6
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mrt started this thread I have nearly 10 years experience teaching maths and double maths in leading academic schools in the UK and preparing students for Oxbridge. I currently lead my department, so leadership skill, communication, and ofcourse numeracy (Bsc Hons Southampton University 96). PGCE Sussex University 1998.
What other skills do I need to develop?

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What qualifications, skills and experience do you have?

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Old Apr 3, 2008, 12:15pm   #7
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why trading?
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