Survey: More teachers are career-changers, taking on "hybrid" roles

A growing number of teachers are career-changers, and many are taking on more varied roles at their schools, according to a recent survey conducted by MetLife. About one-third of teachers surveyed reported having other careers before entering teaching, and more than half of educators reported holding "hybrid" positions, where teaching is combined with other responsibilities in a school or district. The survey also found that close to 60% of teachers were satisfied with their jobs, down from 62% the year before.

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