Teaching in Schools

Overview of postgraduate teacher training options (TARGETjobs)

Information on courses, qualifications and obtaining relevant work experience.

Prospects Profile: Early Years Teacher

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Primary School Teacher

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Secondary School Teacher

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Teaching Assistant

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Routes into Teaching (AGCAS)

Information and advice on how to become a teacher. Topics covered in the guide include: finding work experience, qualifications required, teacher training options and application procedures, teaching in HE and FE.

Overview of postgraduate routes into teaching and future directions

A summary of the main routes for qualifying to teach in schools in England. The document was compiled by two Careers Advisers who attended an AGCAS Routes Into Teaching event held at the University of Oxford in June 2017.

How do you apply for postgraduate initial teacher education and training (TARGETjobs)

Advice on how to apply for teacher training courses.

Resources for Teaching in Scotland

The link below will take you to a list of recommended websites and downloads related to teaching in schools in Scotland.

Resources for Teaching in England and Wales

The link below will take you to a list of recommended websites and downloads related to teaching in schools in England and Wales.

Resources for Teaching in Northern Ireland and Eire

The link below will take you to a list of recommended websites and downloads related to teaching in schools in Northern Ireland and Eire.

Teaching overseas (TES)

Articles about what life is like teaching in specific areas of the world.

UCAS Guide for Applicants

Advice and information on applying for postgraduate teacher training courses

Advice and Tips on Personal Statements for Teacher Training Applications

Guidelines on how to create an effective personal statement for your PGDE/CE application (compiled by Education Careers Advisers for AGCAS Scotland).

Personal statement: PGCE/ PGDE secondary application (Prospects)

Sample personal statement for applying for a PGDE/ PGCE course.

TARGETjobs Teaching magazine

Explores the different levels of teaching in schools with useful case studies. It also explains the application process for applying to teacher training courses and profiles universities.

Copies of this item are available to take away from the Careers Service on the second floor of the Hub.

Typical Teaching Interview Questions (TARGETjobs)

This resource lists questions that you are likely to be asked at an interview for your first graduate teaching job, whether in a primary or secondary school.

  • Author: AGCAS
Association for Language Learning

Membership organisation for teachers of Modern languages - news, publications, membership

The Montessori Foundation

Education based on the Montessori philosophy.

Independent Schools Council

Contains a searchable database of independent schools with links to their websites. There is also a section on teaching in independent schools with advice on making applications.

Girls' Schools Association

Professional organisation of independent schools for girls

eteach

Vacancy website for teaching and school support jobs.

Pestalozzi International Village Trust

Charity which provides education to children from developing countries.

BP Student Tutoring Scheme

A voluntary scheme, placing students in local Primary and Secondary schools to work with pupils under the supervision of the classroom teacher. The scheme lasts for eight weeks from February to May. For more details click on the link below.

Times Educational Supplement

Articles about teaching and details of latest vacancies

Resources and support for potential teachers with a disability

This guide provides details of the support and advice available to students and graduates with disabilities who are thinking of entering the teaching profession. There are links to a range of relevant organisations, as well as links to articles and case studies.

TES - jobs in teaching and lecturing

Search for teaching and lecturing jobs in Higher Education and Further Education in the UK and abroad.

Teaching experience learning sheet

Download this document to help you reflect on what you have learned from your teaching/ classroom experience.

Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarship

The Institute of Mathematics offers scholarships to students undertaking teacher training qualifications in Mathematics.

Wish List Jobs - international teaching vacancies

Visit the free jobs listing on this website for details of current teaching opportunities across the world.

Video case study of Life Sciences graduate working as a Secondary School Teacher

Life Sciences graduate, Rebecca Graham, talks about her career path to date and what her current role involves.
This case study was produced by Opportunity North East and Skills Development Scotland.