Teacher Q&A

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How can I better my chances at employment if I dont have the relevant degree?

7 days ago

Hi, I'm currently in my final year studying a BA in Religion and Education and due to start my PGCE in English in september. Although my degree is not in English, I do have A-levels in the subject and...

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Compulsory retirement ages for ex-pats internationally

19 days ago

Ages for compulsory retirement for people on the international circuit

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Designated teacher for looked after children.what is the expected pay?

25 days ago

As part of a new role in school I have been asked to become the designated teacher for looked after children. If I was asked as a normal teacher to take on this role how much extra pay would I expect...

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Should I follow my heart or my head?

a month ago

I love the school I work in and have faced different challenges and changes since starting there in 2006. I’ve returned to work after a year’s maternity leave to a new SLT. My past work before having...

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Does anyone know of any volunteer programs/job to do as a gap year in-between QTS and NQT?

a month ago

I am half way through my PGCE/QTS, and now is a good time to start applying for NQT positions. However, I do not want to do NQT just yet. I have gone straight through GCSEs, ALevel, and undergrad...

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How do I move from teaching in Secondary to teaching in Primary?

3 months ago

Dear all, I am at a bit of a crossroads in my career at the moment. I have been a teacher for nearly 20 years, I'm a UPS2 level teacher with a TLR for Head of Department. I've always really loved...

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Applying as a couple

3 months ago

Evening all. My partner and I want to teach in the UAE for a couple of years. Does anyone know how to apply as a couple? I've heard some schools like couples as it lowers their expenses but cannot...

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What other career paths in education would be suited to someone with a Primary Education degree?

3 months ago

I am embarking on my journey as an NQT and I am currently questioning wether I am suitable for the role. With this in mind I am wondering what other career paths, linked to education would be...

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Curriculum changes

3 months ago

Hi, I've been teaching abroad for many years and I'm starting to feel a bit out of touch with the changes that are happening in the UK. Could someone let me know if there are courses available to...

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can someone tell me about the advantages and disadvantages of PGCE school direct path?

3 months ago

Hey everyone, I just started to fill out my UCAS application for september 2018, i would like to know if anyone who obtained the qts using this route can give me a few tips and the advantages and...

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How realistic are the employment opportunities for a first time primary teacher at 59?

3 months ago

I've worked in in a variety of industries over the past (almost) 40 years, and in range of roles from sales, commercial management, legal and consultancy. I'm a single parent and when my daughter...

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Teaching Pay Scales

3 months ago

I qualified as a teacher in 2008, I achieved QTS and passed my induction Year in Easter 2017. I have secured long term supply /maternity covers. I know I am thinking ahead here. In the event that I ...

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What is a 0.55 contract ?

3 months ago

How many days a week ?

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Is London weighting automatically included in your salary

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Does having experience in only one year group hinder new job opportunities?

4 months ago

Since qualifying 3 years ago I have only taught one year group. If I wanted to leave the school and apply for a job in another school would this hurt my chances. I have been told that I will move...

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Finding a NQT job as a disabled teacher

4 months ago

I hold a PGCE in D and T Textiles since 2014, but have been unable to find an NQT post in my area. I cannot move out of Dorset due to my children's education and shared custody. I have a history...

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I have not taught for two years, I have 16 years experience, are there any 'get back into teaching' courses?

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Looking to get into physical education with a QTS

4 months ago

Hi I hold a QTS with early years and primary school path and I am looking to get into teaching Physical Education. I have excellent experience of planning sport activities and I have played football...

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Do I need to do a QTLS?

4 months ago

I graduated with a PGCE with QTS in Secondary Religious Education. I am in my first year of teaching now but instead of secondary, I have moved to further education teaching A Levels. Needless to say,...

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Why i was given all low ability sets?

5 months ago

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