by Adam Buckingham - New Zealand

“I emphasise what you can do with technology and science, how you can bring your interests to the job and stress how we work in a teaching environment as well as a nurturing one.” Adam was a truck driver for many years before a work place accident left him needing to seek a new career. “I was very sick for a long time and it made me reflect on my life and what I wanted out of it,” he remembers.

“I realised that 10 years plus experience as a scout leader working with young people had been enjoyable so it seemed a natural progression to consider teaching as a career.”

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