A career in teaching

The rewarding nature of teaching makes it a very popular choice as a career path, whether it be at primary, secondary or higher level. If you're interested in pursuing a career in teaching, or simply want to find out more information, this page is here to help you.


A new UCAS Teacher Training system (to replace GTTR) opens for applicants on November 21st 2013. The system will open for candidates to search for courses during November. Register with the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) on free phone 0800 389 2500 or on http://www.education.gov.uk/teachregister to receive updates and an alert when the search facility opens.


Careers in Teaching



Areas of Teaching

There are a number of areas of teaching which you may wish to pursue. Click on the links below to find out what each of these mean and their responsibilities.



Becoming a Teacher



Applying for Teaching