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Education Jobs

Ever thought about a job in the education industry? Maybe you should, as there are jobs in your area!

This career is for the enthusiastic and motivated and with the likelihood to work extra hours, certainly in the early days, you’ll need to be able to fully commit to your work and get stuck in. 

You’ll need a degree and a postgraduate certificate in secondary education (PGCE) or a professional graduate diploma in education (PGDE) in Scotland, which can be achieved at many universities and colleges.

A career in education offers plenty of opportunities. You could be working in universities, schools, further education colleges and training centres.

You’ll have many responsibilities, from planning lessons in line with national objectives and monitoring and recording the progress of your students. It is also key to keep up to date with developments in your subject.

Lesson planning and teacher training will often mean working outside normal school hours of 8:30am-4pm. Whereas universities will normally run between 9am-6pm.

Salaries will vary depending on your role within the sector. 


View the table below for teachers’ pay ranges for 2018/2019 (revised annually). 

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For the last 12 months the stats on our site have shown a significant decrease in jobseeker demand and an increase in the availability for education jobs when compared to last month. 

So, now is a great time to be looking for a  job in this sector!

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