If you can’t do, teach and if you can’t teach, you teach gym. Or at least that’s the way the old saying goes. But really there are plenty of teachers out there who can do, they have just chosen a different path. And in some cases the reason they can’t do is because there just aren’t enough jobs in the profession. So having a back-up plan is a great idea. Fortunately there is a back-up plan that anyone can put down, if they have any degree: Teaching. Of course the process takes a little planning, unless the degree you have already left you certified to teach in the state you are in. But in terms of a back-up plan it doesn’t take much to go from one job to teaching. Here's how to turn a job into a teaching position if you're looking for a change.