Education & Teaching

Education & Teaching

Teaching careers span a wide range of settings and the work can vary depending on the ages being worked with, working with pre-schoolers is a very different kind of teaching to that undertaken by a university academic, juggling in depth teaching with their own research and writing. You can find yourself teaching adults too, such as workplace training or those going back to education to help them switch careers.

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Education is available at every stage of life, from Early Years Education, Primary and Secondary schools, to community education, vocational training, and Further and Higher education for adults. What age group you work with will impact on the training required and the type of teaching you’ll be doing. Some teachers are passionate about a specific subject and want to pass on their expert knowledge. For others, the main reason for wanting to be a teacher is to have a positive impact on students’ lives. They are both valid reasons and can lead to very fulfilling careers.

In this section you will discover the range of career opportunities available in the Education & Teaching sector. Our Career Explorer tool will give you insights into roles across the sector, including average salaries, typical entry routes and much much more...


  • communication
  • compassion
  • active listening
  • decision making
  • education & training
  • initiative
  • leadership
  • managing resources
  • people management
  • recording information
  • time management
  • working with children
  • writing

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