Teachers do more than teach and instruct. They also motivate, inspire and equip students for life outside the classroom.  Here, we look at 20 well known faces from the world of music, literature, stage, politics and even royalty, who went on to live their own dreams – 20 celebrities who once were teachers

11. Roy Hodgson – Former England Football Manager – PE Teacher

Ex footballer and national England team coach, Roy Hodgson taught PE at St Allleyn’s School, Dulwich, Souh London.and Monks Hill, Croydon in the 1970s

12. Romesh Ranganathan – Comedian – Maths Teacher / Head of 6th Form

British born stand up comedian and TV presenter of Sri Lankan descent, Romesh Ranaganathan is a former maths teacher and Head of Sixth form at Hazelwich School, Crawley.    

13. Billy Crystal – Comedian / Actor – Maths and Woodwork Teacher

Before making a career as a stand up comedian, Billy Crystal taught maths and woodwork at Long Beach High School, New York

14. Greg Davies – Comedian / Actor – English & Drama Teacher

British born comedian and actor with appearances on Mock the Week, and Would I Lie to You in addition to his famous role in The Inbetweeners, Greg Davies taught English and Drama at two Berkshire schools, Langleywood School and Orleans Park.

15. Barack Obama– President of USA – Lecturer of Law

The 44th President of the USA, Barack Obama taught Law at the University of Chicago