Not to mention even if you are a "mature" 18 year old there's still a huge difference between what you are now and what you'll be in two years while they're still someone that would date one of their high school students. But thats only in my dreams. I wouldn't cross it. No matter how mature you are now, the teacher has more than you. If you started a relationship a few years after graduation, I can see the lines blur a bit more. Needless to say, when my class heard this story, there were a few eyebrows raised, despite the relationship occurring decades after they were student and teacher.
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John Martin, 59, was sacked from Padua College in , after the college's principal was told that he was having an affair with year-old former student, Samantha Anderson. Mr Martin, who taught at the school for 17 years, filed a complaint with the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal VCAT , which found the school had discriminated against him. Mr Martin taught Ms Anderson at the school's Rosebud campus when she was in year seven and eight. In , when she was in year 12, she joined Mr Martin's gymnasium, and trained regularly with him. In October that year the college principal, Christopher Houlihan, was told about an "apparent association" between Mr Martin and Ms Anderson. Mr Martin denied that he was having a sexual relationship with Ms Anderson but by December — two months after she finished year 12 — they started a relationship. Ms Anderson's parents told the principal of the relationship and alleged that the teacher groomed their child.
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Yes, it would be totally wrong for you to get together with him. It might feel like the way you two are relating to each other is pretty normal because he's probably youngish otherwise, I'm sure you'd be really grossed out by his comments. But it's completely inappropriate for him to pursue an emotional relationship that goes beyond the student-teacher level, and it's illegal for him to have a sexual relationship with you. Even though he's not "technically" your teacher, he's still representing the school as a teacher, and, of course, you are a student.
A teacher who became involved with a former student has been banned from teaching for a minimum of two years. A misconduct hearing was told the relationship began shortly after her A-levels in and the couple are still together. Mr Waiters, who has the right to appeal the ban, will be able to apply to have it set aside in Read more about this and other stories from across Yorkshire.