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Teaching

Are you keen to get back in the classroom and start making a difference? If you are a real people person and want a rewarding career, our teaching courses could be for you. Many of our courses can be studied full-time or part-time to fit around your lifestyle and current commitments.


You will be based at our Newcastle School of Education (NSE) which has an excellent reputation for teacher training and professional development. It is one of only ten Centres for Excellence in Teacher Training in the UK. So you know you will be in safe hands.

You will be taught by experienced tutors who have many years' experience working in the education sector as teachers and education professionals.

A range of teaching specialisms are available, such as Numeracy and Maths and Special Educational Needs, as well as CELTA and DELTA qualifications so you can teach English as a Foreign Language.

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What can I study?

BA (Hons) in Education and Professional Development

This Honours Degree in Education and Training has been designed to give you enhanced knowledge of the education sector, policy and a theoretical understanding of the links between theory and practice.

Length: 2 years
Study: Part-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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PGCE Young People and Adults

This full-time PGCE Young People and Adults course is perfect if you have a degree and would to teach a specialist vocational subject area in the 14+ sector.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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PGCE in Young People and Adults

he part-time course has been designed to suit those who would like to gain a teaching qualification alongside their current commitments such as work or family.

Length: 2 years
Study: Part-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Teaching Development Centre

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PGCE Learning Difficulties and Disabilities

This PGCE in Learning Learning Difficulties and Disabilities course will allow you to build on knowledge from your degree level study and develop specialist skills and knowledge in Teaching.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Teaching Development Centre

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PGCE in Learning Difficulties and Disabilities

This part-time PGCE in Learning Learning Difficulties and Disabilities course will allow you to build on knowledge from your degree level study and develop specialist skills and knowledge.

Length: 2 years
Study: Part-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Teaching Development Centre

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PGCE Maths and Numeracy

Are you looking to begin a career in teaching with a maths/numeracy specialism? If so, this PGCE in Maths and Numeracy will get you to where you want to to be.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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PGCE in Maths and Numeracy

This PGCE in Maths and Numeracy has a real practical focus and you will undertake a placement where you will teach maths at two different levels to develop your teaching practice.

Length: 2 years
Study: Part-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Teaching Development Centre

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PGCE English, Literacy and ESOL

English Literacy and Language is perfect if you hold a degree in English or a related subject and are looking to become qualified to teach people who speak English as a second language or who want to improve their literacy skills.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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PGCE in English, Literacy and ESOL

This PGCE in English Literacy and Language is perfect if you hold a degree in English or a related subject and are looking to become qualified to teach English as a second language or help people improve their literacy skills.

Length: 2 years
Study: Part-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Teaching Development Centre

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Masters in Education and Professional Development

Are looking to enhance your academic and critical thinking skills? Would you like to deepen your understanding of practice through theory within the education sector. If so, this Masters in Education and Training will help you to do just that.

Length: 2 years
Study: Part-Time
Start date: 6th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Diploma in Higher Education - Education and Training

Do you love to learn and want to help others learn too? Develop the confidence and skills you need to become an effective teacher with this Level 5 Education and Training course.

Length: 2 years
Study: Part-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Diploma in Higher Education - Education and Training for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Do you envisage using your skills, knowledge, and love of learning to help teach those with special educational needs and disabilities? This course will set you on the path to becoming a knowledgeable and effective teacher.

Length: 2 years
Study: Part-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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What can I do with a Teaching qualification?

Daily tasks:

  • Writes reports and maintains client caseloads.
  • Counsels relatives to help cope with the problems created by a patient.
  • Attends case conferences and liaises with other specialists such as doctors, teachers, social workers and psychologists.
  • Treats speech and language disorders by coaching and counselling clients or through the use of artificial communication devices.
  • Designs and initiates appropriate rehabilitation and/or remedial programmes of treatment.
  • Assesses, tests and diagnoses a client.

Median Salary

£35,668 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Discusses student.
  • Updates and maintains students.
  • Liaises with other professionals, such as social workers, speech and language therapists and educational psychologists.
  • Supervises students in classroom and maintains discipline.
  • Prepares, assigns and corrects exercises to record and evaluate students progress.
  • Encourages the student to develop self-help skills to circumvent the limitations imposed by their disability.
  • Develops and adapts conventional teaching methods to meet the individual student.
  • Gives instruction, using techniques appropriate to the student.
  • Assesses student.
  • Creates a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment for students.

Median Salary

£43,982 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Provides communication support for the hard of hearing or the visually impaired.
  • Converts documents or spoken statements from original or source language into another language.
  • Writes instruction manuals and user guides, technical reports, catalogues and indexes, prepares sales literature and writes technical articles for trade journals.
  • Negotiates contracts with freelance agents and with buyer on behalf of writer.
  • Selects material for publication, checks style, grammar and accuracy of content, arranges for any necessary revisions and checks proof copies before printing.
  • Generates and develops creative ideas for literary material.
  • Determines subject matter and researches as necessary by interviewing, attending public events, seeking out records, observing etc..

Median Salary

£31,912 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Provides feedback to teachers and completes and maintains records.
  • Attends to child.
  • Helps and encourages child to communicate.
  • Implements care programmes, as appropriate.
  • Identifies signs of distress and offers reassurance.
  • Helps child understand instruction through a variety of means and encourages self-confidence and independence.
  • Supports schoolwork under teacher.

Median Salary

£20,536 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Keeps records and writes reports.
  • Maintains contact and discusses problems/progress with other staff and social workers.
  • Establishes and maintains contact with members of the neighbouring community and/or the residents.
  • Provides one-to-one counselling or group therapy.
  • Ensures that all material needs of residents are provided and endeavours to resolve any problems that they may have.
  • Plans and participates in games and leisure activities to encourage emotional, social, physical and intellectual development.
  • Creates friendly, secure atmosphere and tries to gain the trust and confidence of those in the home or under supervision.

Median Salary

£24,195 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Supervises and accompanies children who are taking part in a theatrical, television or film production.
  • Communicates with colleagues and maintains accurate records.
  • Supervises contact between parents and separated children.
  • Organises toilet and meal stops, as appropriate.
  • Supports and secures chair bound clients.
  • Transports clients safely and securely between approved destinations.

Median Salary

£19,814 View more

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.

Median Salary

£49,465 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Prepares reports on schools concerning teaching standards, educational standards being achieved, the spiritual, moral and social development of pupils, resource management etc.
  • Observes teaching, assesses learning level and discusses any apparent faults with teachers, heads of department and head teachers.
  • Arranges for the provision of school medical and meals services.
  • Verifies that school buildings are adequately maintained.
  • Appoints and controls teaching staff.
  • Plans and advises on the provision of special schools for children with physical or learning disabilities.
  • Advises on all aspects of education and ensures that all statutory educational requirements are being met.

Median Salary

£40,125 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Teaches English as a foreign language and assists in the tuition of foreign languages.
  • Provides private academic, vocational and other instruction to individuals or groups.
  • Co-ordinates the activities of private music and dancing schools, training centres and similar establishments.
  • Designs and implements methods of assessing the performance of students, co-ordinates and undertakes the evaluation of assessments and awards grades of merit based upon performance.

Median Salary

£34,854 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Monitors progress and welfare of young people in employment and advises them on any difficulties.
  • Organises careers forums and exhibitions and establishes and maintains contact with local employers, colleges and training providers.
  • Liaises with employers to determine employment opportunities and advises schools, colleges or individuals accordingly.
  • Visits educational and other establishments to give talks and distribute information regarding careers.
  • Advises on appropriate courses of study or avenues into employment.
  • Uses an interview, questionnaire and/or psychological or other test to determine the aptitude, preferences and temperament of the client.

Median Salary

£27,822 View more

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