STUART, Fla. – Was a 26-year-old Florida teacher simply too sexy for the classroom?
Olivia Sprauer, an English instructor at Martin County High School claims she was ousted from her teaching position in April when her superiors learned she was posing in provocative photographs in her spare time.
Sprauer, originally from Stuart, Fla., but now living in Boca Raton, recently began moonlight modeling under the professional name of Victoria Valentine James.
In her biography on her modeling page, it’s quite evident she has little problem posing and exposing.
“I love being in front of the camera!” she declares.
“There is an inherent satisfaction in discovering what art the photographer and I can create! I am very fun to work with, and my creative nature can add a lot to a shoot, as well. Oh! And did I mention I absolutely love being photographed?
“I am more than comfortable shooting TASTEFUL nudes for the right projects and look forward to hearing from photographers interested in capturing the perfect photograph!”
Among her personal likes on her Facebook page include “Because Babes,” “Dark Sexy Secret” and “Eyecandy Ent & Modeling Tattoo Models.”
It is not known if Sprauer had become Facebook friends with any of her students.
Sprauer, a mother of two who started teaching in 2011, was called into principal Alfred Fabrizio’s office on April 29.
When presented with a photograph, she confirmed it indeed was her, and she was asked to resign that day, which she did without any resentment.
Sprauer knew it was risky when she started posing in bikini photos in February, but she chose to take the chance.
“When I decided to model, I said, ‘Well, teachers get fired for this sort of thing.’ I hadn’t really thought about it. If I thought it was just or not, but I knew that it was a possibility,” she told WPBF-TV, the ABC affiliate in West Palm Beach.
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She explained posing for the pictures was extremely lucrative, saying, "The first time I got a traveling job, I made in a weekend what it takes me two weeks to make as a teacher."
"I get asked a lot if I'm going to do adult film or erotic photographs, and I'm not. I haven't and I don't plan on it," she added.
She told the station she does have other aspirations besides being photographed.
"My dream was to be a college professor and to be a writer, and I still want to do that," Sprauer said. "So, I'm working on my graduate degree, and I'll probably continue with my Ph.D. and maybe either be published by then or continue and try to be a professor at a university."
The Martin County School District has been tight-lipped, only saying Sprauer resigned in April.
As far as Sprauer's future in modeling, WPBF reporter Erin Guy said, "She tells me she has a lot of gigs lined up and she's really excited about them."