Student jobs: teaching among the greats

The festive season and beginning of the new year can be an expensive time, with lots of celebrating, buying gifts and going out. Who doesn’t want to start the new year with a more practical approach to their finances? Now is the perfect time to think about finding a new job and earning some money. Having a job can also give you a chance to make new friends and contacts, try something different, and get some all-important work experience. Here are some of the more attractive options available to students, including opportunities to teach where some of the greatest teachers…

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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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How to get into teaching

Teaching is a profession many people give up their current careers for. It’s a job that requires perseverance, hard work and a passion for encouraging and improving future generations experience of the world. So, with this in mind, just how do you get into teaching if you’re planning training with a career change in mind? One of the most common ways to train as a teacher, after previous employment, is to enrol on a School Direct Training Programme. This route allows you to work in a school environment as an unqualified teacher, while earning a salary. There is nothing to…

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