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Secondary Education Teaching Professionals

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.


Median Salary

New workers start around £31,071. Normal pay is £49,465 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £71,098.

Daily 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.

Skills employers are asking for

  • Learning Strategies
  • Monitoring
  • Active Learning
  • Speaking
  • Active Listening
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Critical Thinking
  • Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Science

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