Secondary education teaching professional

Secondary (and middle school deemed secondary) education teaching professionals plan, organise and provide instruction in one or more subjects, including physical education and diversionary activities, within a prescribed curriculum in a secondary or secondary/ middle school.

Tasks

  • Assists with or plans and develops curriculum and rota of teaching duties.
  • Discusses progress with student, parents and/or other education professionals.
  • Supervises teaching assistants and trainees.
  • Undertakes pastoral duties.
  • Supervises any practical work and maintains classroom discipline.
  • Maintains records of students.
  • Prepares students for external examinations and administers and invigilates these examinations.
  • Prepares, assigns and corrects exercises and examinations to record and evaluate students.
  • Prepares and delivers courses and lessons in accordance with curriculum requirements and teaches one or more subjects.

Typical Education Level

Level 5 NVQ; Masters

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 14% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data

£46,937

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for secondary education teaching professional is £46,937

9,236 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 9,236. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for secondary education teaching professional roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £46,937 per year. That is about £3,911 per month or £24.07 per hour. New workers generally start on £30,638, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £67,163

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 9,236 people are employed in the region.

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