Teacher Q&A

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I have had a break of 15 years from teaching in a secondary school (Art and Design) is it too late to return to teaching?

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I have completed 2 terms and passed on my NQT year but I nhad to take time out of teaching due to a family bereavement. I have continued teaching community art workshops and taught adult evening classes for five year at Plymouth College of Art until I had an accident which meant another break from teaching. It has been 15 years since my NQT year, am I able to go back to teaching in Secondary schools now to complete the final term? I am a very good teacher and I feel my life experience would enri

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I am 50 years old and a NZ primary teacher with 18 years experience, I am married and no children at home - my husband and I wish to work in Thailand, am I able to get jobs in Thailand at my age? Please advise? thank you

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How and where can I access a list of educational career consultants?

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Returning to teaching

2 months ago

I obtained QTS in the summer of 2013 but, due to a lack of life experience, did not feel ready to go into the classroom. I went and did something else for a few years instead. Over the last year or so...

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How long does it take to find out if you’ve been shortlisted?

2 months ago

I’m a qualified teacher but have applied for a pastoral role in a primary school. I visited the school on Thursday 19th April and emailed my application afterwards, which I received confirmation for....

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I am a primary school teacher, but I would like a change to something education related but not necessarily in the classroom. Any ideas?

2 months ago

I am over 60 and still need to work, but am finding a full time classroom teaching job very demanding.

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Would it be possible to use a different name whilst teaching to avoid being found on social media? I used to blog and make music and posted a lot of not so professional content, difficulty removing it.

2 months ago

Many videos cannot be removed due to lost login details. These posts(there are many) include my full name and quickly appear once my name is searched. Would it be at all possible to use a different...

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I have DTTLS and numeracy specialism plus my QTLS I teach GCSE maths in college can I teach in schools.

2 months ago
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How long should someone be a teacher before looking at second in department or head of department?

3 months ago

One of my close friends at school looks like he is being lined up to join the wider SLT in the school. I'm a year behind him and am only completing my NQT year now, but I'm leaving the school at the...

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How do I find out about becoming a hospital teacher in North East of England?

3 months ago

I would be interested in finding out if this service is provided in hospitals in Durham and Teesside or Newcastle. How do I apply or find out about vacancies?

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Coach kids at home

3 months ago

Hi, I am planning to coach students at home in math, but i was wondering the curriculum and how many hours should I coach them in a day.

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Verbal agreemebt is valid?

3 months ago

I am currently on a fixed term contract ending in August 2018. I have been told from my Head that I will stay in school and I will be M2 and that my offer letter would have been reasy soon.This...

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I’m not sure if Primary is for me anymore

3 months ago

I’m currently studying to be a teacher in a workplace setting which provides QTS at the end of the degree. I am coming to the conclusion that I really don’t want the stress and workload that becoming...

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Have any Indian teachers got jobs in UK schools ? Looks like the teaching scenario is quite disappointing!

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requirements for teaching English as a second language

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What qualifications and what skills do I need to teach in uk

3 months ago

I'm an italian teacher of business management. I'm 48 years old and i teached in a private university in Italy with a professional performance contract, because i have been a manager of a industrial...

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Thinking of returning to teaching at 60!

4 months ago

I am considering returning to teaching after a 10 year break. I have had my own business during this time and also lived abroad. What is the procedure for returning to secondary teaching? Is there any...

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How easy is it to get a teaching job overseas when you are in your early 40's?

4 months ago

I hear that the international employment circuit can be difficult to get into - does anyone have any relevant information of advice?

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Should I get time and payment for running DofE in my school?

4 months ago

There's an opportunity to run DofE and I am very interested in taking it on, as I know it will give me management and leadership skills outside of an academic role (which is what I'm looking for, as...


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