4th in our series of ‘I want to work in ..’ posts.
Where do I start? Some places to look at for detailed info on teaching and how to apply:
applying for a pgce – prospects website
getting a teaching job – prospects website
teacher training – getting started – prospects website
industry insights – for an overview of the education sector – prospects website
News, views and info about the education sector and sources of vacancies:
Times Educational Supplement – Education news and education jobs
Times Higher Education Supplement – Higher education news and higher education jobs
Guardian Jobs – Look at Tuesdays edition of newspaper
http://www.independent.co.uk – Look at Thursdays edition of newspaper
Want more info? Also look at:
Training & Development Agency for Schools – National agency responsible for the training and development of teachers with the aim of improving the quality of teacher training. The site has a variety of information about teaching and ways to get into teaching.
GTTR (Graduate Teacher Training Registry) – This is the admissions service that processes applications for entry to PGCE courses (Postgraduate Certificate in Education)
Careers options – teaching on the Placement & Careers Centre website for lots more links re teaching
Other sources for vacancies:
Best Education Educational job board listing hundreds of education and teaching jobs every month. Search by category or UK location.
Blue Wave Specialist teacher recruitment company that assists teachers in finding their first teaching position, specialising in secondary teacher recruitment.