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Teaching Assistant Jobs, Role, Salary & Qualifications

Primary school teaching assistant jobs can provide you with an important role in a child’s learning. Secondary schools also have classroom assistant roles where a person aids a pupil with their work.  In primary education you are assigned to assist in a classroom with a teacher for general learning, where in secondary school you would be a specialist in a subject area. (more…)

Primary Teaching Jobs

Primary Teaching JobsA young person’s place of learning provides educators primary teaching jobs and support educational roles. Schools in the state and private sector provide education that is delivered around a national curriculum. Primary school teacher jobs are the most important roles along with primary teaching assistant positions where they deliver learning & development for children from 4 to 12 years old in the UK.

Pupils attend primary one to seven in Scotland and England & Wales has years one to year seven, incorporating key stage 1 & 2, in the foundation, infant, and junior stages. In the primary independent private sector, a fee paying primary is known as a preparatory school where fees are payable, child selection admission testing and attendance can be until 13. (more…)

Nursery Nurse Jobs, Salary, Description, Nursery Assistant

Do you like active in and outdoor play, reading and supervising other activities with young children?  Pre school early years nursery nurse jobs can provide you with a full or part time job at a nursery school using your knowledge, life and social skills.

Also, nursery assistant jobs at nurseries are for people age 16 and above tasked with a general role with assisting the nursery teacher & nurse with meals, play, educational activities and tidying up. (more…)

Early Years Teacher Jobs, Salary, Nursery Teacher Training

Qualified and trainee early years teacher jobs (also known as nursery teacher) are for people to work at a nursery with assistants and the nursery manager to deliver learning & social development to a group of children between 2 to 5 years.

You could also teach children up to age 7 at an infant or reception school providing 3 early learning job options.

Accepting one of the many nursery school jobs as a teacher at the start of a child’s school learning, you are expected to plan, deliver imaginative lessons and adapt plans for effective lessons to mix groups of young children. (more…)

Independent School Jobs

Independent School Jobs, Boarding School Vacancies UKThere are around 2000 independent school jobs UK locations in Scotland, Wales & England for teachers and other education support positions should you be looking for private school jobs. An independent fee paying school could also be known as a boarding school or preparatory school in the UK and around the world.

Differing in size, you can apply for jobs in private schools located in cities, towns, villages and rural locations. Schools choose to offer girl, boy or a mixed school culture where you can be employed as a teacher, house parent teaching assistant or a sports coach. (more…)

Head of Year, Jobs & Description

Schools are challenging at times, especially dealing with pupil’s everyday concerns. Head of year jobs from my experience as a secondary form tutor are focused on a pastoral role, and yes working with students that do not want to be at the school. Teacher’s with additional responsibility and non teaching jobs in education roles as year head are available. (more…)

Teacher Duties at School Enabling Effective Student Learning

Teacher duties at school
(Source: DFE)

A career teaching, or just a few years is not for everyone. Classroom teacher duties at school are a full or part time challenging role with a lot of learning and preparation outside of classroom contact time. A number of people realise or are told during initial teacher training than they are not suitable for the teaching profession.

You are not just teaching, think about parent contact, paperwork, marking, cover lessons, keeping up with your subject and changes in the curriculum every 2-3 years.

Choosing a teaching career can be rewarding during training and as a fully qualified teacher at a school. There are a number of ways to enter the teaching profession from work based experience & assessment and through the postgraduate teacher training route for people with an undergraduate degree, such as primary or secondary PGCE.




Education UK, School, College and University Study

Education UK School College and University StudyWithin the United Kingdom education UK, is widely diverse for age groups, subjects, providers and curriculum studied from the public and private education learning sector. Education has a number of age levels from compulsory and optional attendance.


School Council Selection and Student Involvement

Opportunity for students to get involved a school council lets students learn how to be part of an organisational structure using systems and processes to make a difference to their school. The status of a school student council can be greatly enhanced if its membership is made up from some of the following: (more…)

School Principal Duties and Responsabilities

A school principal provides professional leadership and management in order to promote a secure foundation from which to achieve high standards. To gain a high quality of education the school leader must manage teaching & learning effectively, (for example at a primary school) in order to realise the potential of every student and the school. (more…)

Criminal Records Check for Education & Teaching

Consideration for education & teaching positions will involve a criminal records check UK or with your countries police department, where the employer asks permission to conduct a criminal record background check on your past. You can also apply yourself for a police clearance check.

As a mandatory requirement for other countries teaching abroad, all teachers, lectures, classroom assistants and support staff the criminal background check reassure all parties that you are an appropriate person.


Below are UK, Australia, South Africa, Canada, Philippines, New Zealand, Ireland and USA information on where to apply for police clearance documentation on your background.

Includes Acro Police checks for UK residents for certain countries teaching abroad.


Apply for the correct police check for the country you wish to teach, work visa and resident permit.



Recruitment Agency Supply Teaching

The choice of teaching supply can be an advantage for some or a disadvantage for other teachers. Recruitment agency supply teaching has a place in today’s schools to cover a teacher that is not in the classroom.  A three-way partnership between a school, teacher and the supply teaching agency supply teaching is a short term gap to fill a post due to a teacher’s absence. (more…)

Language Schools Where Students Learn a Second Language

Good language schools are an asset to a community for learners, parents and the local business. Learning a language or advancing knowledge of a language is not only popular “but” could benefit you in a jobs, career and social life.