Get Into Teaching

Why teach?

There are many great reasons why you should pursue a career in teaching.

  1. Teaching is a true vocation and the rewarding nature of the job provides a satisfaction that few will experience.
  2. Teaching gives you the opportunity to use your passion for learning to inspire the next generation.
  3. Teaching gives you a clear career path from your NQT year to middle leadership, senior leadership and headship.
  4. Teaching pays a good salary. Salaries start at £24,373 for newly qualified teachers.
  5. Teaching offers job security.
  6. Teaching offers a generous pension.
  7. Teaching is great for families as you will largely share the same holidays as your children.
  8. Chiildren!

There is a lot of useful information on the DfE website Get into Teaching:




I enjoyed the course and felt that the balance between core training and school based sessions really helped prepare me for my NQT year. The tutors and mentors were all very supportive.