The best career change from teaching could be as an online business entrepreneur. Working full-time or part-time is your choice. Discover many of the possibilities that we discuss here.

Use the skills that you have developed as a successful teacher. Transfer those skills to build the business that you will enjoy and earn you income!

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Your career change from teaching can be varied.
A career change from teaching to an entrepreneur can succeed.Take The Leap To Entrepreneurship

Your new career after teaching should be one that you enjoy, provides satisfaction and joy as well as income.

One of the growing area over the last few years has been working online.  There are so many possibilities for anyone, especially a former teacher.  Here is an example of a change made to the tech industry.  Since you have so many skills that can be transferred to another role, your options are varied.

Common skills among teachers are:

  • Time-Management
  • Good planning and organization
  • Skilled communications
  • Great relationship management
  • Collaborative team player
  • Creative
  • Patient
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Very adaptable
  • Possible expert in their subject matter

Some of these were discussed in our teacher career change page.  We also provided more detail of other occupations that may be a suitable transition for a teacher.


To be an entrepreneur online you could set up your own website.  There are many ways to do that. You can choose the one that you feel will best suit your needs and attract the most visitors.

One of the best that I have discovered can be found here.  We won’t spend much time describing the establishment of a good business site here, but you should know that help on that is available.  Should you have any questions about it, then just contact me.

You could also get yourself placed on another party’s site and get paid for performing a service for that site.  Career Redo does exactly that.  We provide a dedicated web page on our site for you to describe your skills and experience in your teaching career field (or another career field if you have that experience). Our visitors could choose you to tell them what is involved in being a teacher and how to be successful.  You would charge a fee and get paid for your knowledge.  Your dedicated page would look something like this.  This career change from teaching can be easy to start.


So many varied topics are available for you as an entrepreneurFind The Topic You Enjoy

Do you want to make a career change from teaching to an online business entrepreneur?

The common skill sets of most teachers are shown above.  Based on that you might consider the following categories.

  • Education
  • Finance & Investment
  • Entertainment
  • Food & Cooking
  • Health & Medicine
  • Sports & Fitness
  • Business
  • Hobbies
  • Miscellaneous
  • Self-Help
  • Travel

We will give you an example of several of successful online businesses that have been set up to address these topics.  Use them as an example.  Many tools are available for you to establish your own business online.

Get those creative juices flowing and develop several possible topics that you might consider.



This is a no brainer!   You know how to teach!  You decide on the appropriate subject matter and start the preparation to build your online career.

Some of the specific topics that you might pick to focus on could be:

     > English

  • Grammar - :  Elizabeth O’Brien quit teaching and started her own business.  She explains how you could teach or others can learn grammar the easy way.  Explore how she has her site arranged. Then watch the video below to hear her explain why she did what she did.
  • Spelling 
  • English as a second language
  • Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Creative writing

Why I Quit Teaching and Started an Internet Business - And How You Can, Too!


  • Basic - :  Jetser Carasco addresses basic mathematics, pre-algrebra, geometry, statistics and algebra.  He identifies basic topics then gets into more detail.
  • Elementary school
  • Advanced


  • Physics - :  Franco Normani developed a site that contains real world situations and describes the physics problems and their solutions.
  • Astronomy

Finance & Investment

  • Bookkeeping - :  Sarah Booysen developed her business to provide insight to her visitors to understand what one should do to get the bookkeeping ball rolling on a budget.
  • Purchasing
  • Accounting
  • Investment


  • Birthday greetings - :  Kevin (Message Guy) got his start by writing birthday messages for friends and family. As a freelance writer, it came natural to him.  So he developed it into a business.
  • Origami
  • Las Vegas Acts
  • Gift Ideas

Food & Cooking

  • Honey is so good
  • Nutrition
  • Vegan ideas - :  Sassy desires to show all how to cook easy vegan meal with the whole food plant-based ingredients you have on hand.
  • Tomato
  • Coffee
  • Tea Bags

Health & Medicine

  • Dyslexia - :  Michael Bates puts together material to allow anyone to find all they want in discovering dyslexia.
  • Back pain
  • Speech Pathology

Should you have any questions about any of these websites, we will be glad to address them.  Feel free to contact us here.

If you want to get a good idea of how to get set up as an online business entrepreneur and make a career change from teaching, take a look at this video.

Everything You Need To Build An Online Business! - SBI!



  • Classic cars
  • Fun trucks
  • Homemade gifts
  • Comic book fun - :  Ashley Cotter-Cairns established the business to help you buy and sell comic books all over the world.
  • Plants


  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Birdwatching
  • Rabbits
  • Chickens - raising-happy-chickens :  Cath Andrews’ love of chickens shows up strongly in her business of raising chickens.  She helps everyone learn all about the care of chickens.
  • Horses

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise - :  Julie provides information to find the perfect recipe, explore restaurants, read helpful articles and more. It helps as a guide for eating healthy, losing weight and getting fit.
  • Volleyball
  • Table Tennis
  • Snorkeling
  • Badminton


  • Interview - :  Julia Penny helps you learn how to succeed in job interview.  She provides easy-to-use and practical resources for all job seekers.
  • Business Letters
  • Graphic Design
  • Mentor Others - See how you can easily get set up to earn extra money part-time by advising interested individuals about a teaching career. If you are interested in considering this possibility, Career Redo would publish a dedicated web page on this site describing your skills and background in your career field like the one shown here. Visitors would determine if that career field is one they would like to learn more about.  Then they could set up a mentoring session with you.  This could be a great way to start your career change from teaching.


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  • Walt Disney World  - :  Carl Trent gives information and guidance to anyone desiring to visit Walt Disney World.  He wants to make your trip fun, not stressful.  And he makes money doing it. Check out his video.
  • Japan
  • Rome
  • Anguilla
  • With Kids

We can help you in your thought process as you consider a career change from teaching.  Just send us your questions right here.  We will be glad to assist.

Find a mentor for your new career by clicking the Search button below.

If you are ready to schedule your mentor session, just click the Reserve button below

Do you want to serve as a Mentor with us?   Why not join our team of Mentors right here at Career Redo?  Find out more by clicking on the button below.

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Don D'Armond

Don D'Armond is the creator of Career Redo.

His goal is to connect his visitors who want to learn more  about their desired new career fields with experienced individuals (Mentors) to transfer their insight and knowledge.