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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 & School Job Positions

Primary Teaching Jobs & School Job PositionsA 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…)

Secondary School Teaching Jobs & Support Vacancies

Secondary School Teaching Jobs & Support VacanciesAs we all know from our days as a child at school not all the adults were teachers. Secondary jobs for teachers provide one of the most important roles in a child’s learning and education.

Free schools, academies, independent, all through, comprehensive, grammar, faith and sen schools all have secondary school teaching jobs for classroom teachers, head of year, assistant head teacher and head of department positions.  (more…)

Nursery Teacher Jobs, Early Years Qualification & Description

Nursery Teacher Jobs, Early Years Qualification & Description

Educators who work in nursery teacher jobs provide learning to children before attending primary school at age 5. Pre school learning helps to develop a child’s speech, reading skills and confidence in an early year’s school normally for a few hours per day.

A qualified nursery school teachers job is to work with nursery assistants, nurses, and the nursery manager to deliver learning to a group of children. Accepting one of the many nursery school jobs as a qualified 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.


PGCE Interview Questions and Answers for Teacher Training

Training as a teacherTeacher training interviews have become competitive and PGCE interview questions response require to be well planned for a successful outcome.

What will they ask me?   and what do I say?     The following are standard questions asked, possible response framework and my contribution as a secondary teacher for 6 years.

Applying for a BEd, BA, PGDE or PGCE course, then receiving an invitation to an interview to qualify as a teacher is the last stage before being offered a place. Getting onto a teaching course has become more difficult with places being filled quickly. (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.

Private education schools offer qualified teacher positions where educators can find independent and boarding school jobs UK and abroad to teach many different subjects.


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.




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…)

Classroom Display Boards Ideas

A school environment, and in particular, classroom display boards should be a secure and stimulating area in which students work is shown on display boards throughout the school age range. Notice board ideas for school can be taken from student work, competitions and notices about clubs & activates. (more…)