4 jobs you should apply for if you're thinking about getting into teaching

Sally Bracegirdle
Head of Marketing

Some careers are more than just a job. A career in teaching is all about making a difference and inspiring the next generation.

If you're a student or graduate who's considering a teaching career, here are some opportunities you might want to apply for that will work for you whether you're fully committed to teaching or still on the fence.


1. Teach First - Training Programme

  • Where: Nationwide
  • Salary: Competitive
  • When to apply: ASAP

If you already know that teaching is the way forward for you, then why not join the UK's largest teacher training and leadership programme? With Teach First you'll receive world-class training, including a fully-funded PGDE (worth up to double the credits of a PGCE), earn a full salary from day one and make a difference to the lives of the children in your school. Applications are open for 2021 - apply early for the best chance of securing your first choice subject and location.


Begin the adventure of a lifetime, during which you'll get first-hand teaching experience that will set you up for a rewarding career, whether you stay in teaching or not. As an EFL Teacher in China you'll teach English to both adults and children alike, benefiting from a world-class teacher development programme, a great local salary and the chance to meet people from all over the world.


Try your teaching skills out for size as a Graduate English Tutor. Oxbridge Trinity Partners place academically talented graduates with their client families in Russia, where you'll help children to learn English organically through day-to-day interaction, play and formal lessons. You'll be paid very handsomely for your work and you'll benefit from a whole host of perks along the way, including opportunities to travel and having all of your accommodation arranged and paid for you.


Another China-based teaching opportunity, but this one is through Invasion Camp Group, one of the largest youth travel organisations in the UK. You'll be placed within Wharton Kindergarten in Changzhou City, China, where you'll look after and teach classes of 3 to 6 year olds. This is the perfect job for anyone who's thinking about teaching younger children, but doesn't want to fully commit to a teaching career until they've tried it out.



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