Next steps as a newly graduated teacher

Now that you’ve got your degree done and dusted, you’re probably thinking about how you can jump straight into your teaching career. Luckily, there are a number of routes you can take to slide into a role that’s right for you. Find your ideal NQT environment As a recent graduate you’ll need to complete a twelve-month Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) induction before you can progress any further with your career. Usually, graduates will  complete this in a permanent position, gaining an insight into exactly what their career will be like. While the workload can be hefty and tiring, this option…

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PAID STUDENT ROLE: STUDENT WIRE IS RECRUITING A NEW EDITOR!

  Are you a first year student looking for a placement for your CV? Do you want to make some real money? Do you want to work with one of the best agencies in the North? Well this could well be your perfect opportunity then.   One lucky candidate will be hired to take control of Student Wire and will receive commission on sponsored posts and any advertising secured. Plus if you’re lucky, freebies will come flying your way. Want to stand out from your peers? Student Wire is the perfect way to do so. With editor of one of…

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7 Things To Do In Your Summer Holiday

You might be caught up in exams and drowning in deadlines, but thinking about your summer holiday is a fantastic distraction from referencing and revision!   If you’re quick, your chances of grabbing a dream internship, or finding early bird offers are often higher than when you do it last minute. Unless of course, we’re talking last minute getaways. Don’t let this be just another summer where you fall back into your old job at your parents’ local supermarket. Be a little adventurous and do something different! If you haven’t got a clue what to do with your three months…

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StudentWire’s Ultimate Office Party

Well, what an exciting couple of weeks it’s been! We moved into a brand new, bigger office which meant one thing…we had to host the ultimate office-warming party! From beer pong on the board room table to archery in the office, we made sure ‘FUN’ was key to our party and judging by the sore heads in morning, we definitely achieved this.  Now, hosting a party isn’t the easiest of tasks and we wanted to make sure we had everything covered and this included the decorations. Hurn & Hurn, the unique homeware store, sent us some beautiful LED lights:   …

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The Trials Of Getting Work Experience

The job market is fierce. You don’t need to be told that. I am sure you’re reminded of it by a well-meaning relative who doesn’t understand why you went to university, every time you go home. Along with a good degree, employers are wanting more from students than ever before; extracurricular activities, volunteering, sports and of course, the dreaded work experience. The expectations that students might have completed a placement or two over the summer is slightly unlikely. But that students will undergo hours of tea making and printing in order to put multiple placements on their CV. With the…

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