How to become a Teacher

Welcome to our career guide, how do you become a teacher?

Teaching Careers guide

(1) Entry-level requirements

For teaching as qualified teacher n UK, teachers would require qualified teacher status (QTS). If the teacher already has the degree, then they could also complete the training course for the postgraduate teacher. Moreover, the teachers would also require GCSE at grade C / 4 in English, science and maths for teaching at the primary level.

(2) Day-in-the-life

A teacher has the responsibility for the preparation of the lesson plans and for educating the students at different levels. The duty of the teachers also includes assigning the homework, taking grades on the test and the documentation of the daily progress. In this career, the teacher also requires to offer instruction in different subjects depending on the grade of the students.

(3) Career path

A teaching degree allows the teacher to specialise in any subject area, educational setting or age group. Licensing requirements and training vary according to country and state. However, most countries require the teachers to hold a bachelor’s degree at minimum and demonstrate their experience under experienced teacher’s guidance.

(4) Job opportunities

See the school websites, the TES and specialist teaching recruitment agencies’s job applications on digital media platforms. For examole, the online job portals such as indeed.co.uk, teachaway.com, job.com, and guardian.com.

(5) Where to find more information

Information on teaching qualifications and other details can be found on websites such as Prospects.ac.uk. It has the age groups, entry requirements, qualities and skills and the kinds of schools that the prospective teachers can apply.

How to become a Teacher