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Career Advice

Check out our latest career advice and guides for both jobseekers and recruiters alike.

  • How To Become A Teaching Assistant?

    03 May 2020

    Teaching assistants are vital in schools. They are very much one of the indispensable cogs in the machine that enables the smooth and effective running of any school.

  • How To Become A Supply Teacher?

    03 May 2020

    A supply teacher covers lessons for an absent teacher. Usually, a lesson plan will be provided for a supply teacher to follow. However, the quality of such plans vary.

  • How To Become A Maths Teacher

    21 Feb 2020

    Becoming a Maths teacher in secondary school offers you a wealth of opportunities – all whilst doing something you really love – the subject of Mathematics

  • How To Become A Science Teacher?

    21 Feb 2020

    Becoming a secondary school teacher of Science gives you the opportunity to engage pupils and help prepare them for future life. Not only that, it gives you the

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  • Are You Good Enough to Be a Teacher?

    24 Jan 2020

    Regardless of what certain people in the public may think, it takes a certain person to become an educator. One of my best friends always tries to make the case that anyone can be a teacher. He is in favor of homeschooling and his wife, a former teacher, homeschools their kids. It does work out...

  • Veteran Advice for the New Elementary Teacher

    By Ryan Crawley, 24 Jan 2020

    There is nothing quite like graduating with a degree in education after nearly five years of college and finally entering into your very first classroom as a fully qualified teacher. Everything that you learned in all of your courses can now be put to use. The day you dreamt about for all of those...

  • 5 Ways to Keep Up Motivation

    By Ryan Crawley, 24 Jan 2020

    As we cruise into the final weeks of the school year, it can be easy to lose motivation for both the teachers and the students. After about nine months of being with the same group day after day inside a small classroom, you might be tempted to throw in the towel. Teachers think they have all seen...

  • How to Use Technology for Lesson Planning

    By Ryan Crawley, 24 Jan 2020

    Do you remember the first time you sat down to write out your lesson plans for your class? They were probably the most detailed lesson plans that you have written in your teaching career. But as time has gone by, there is a very good chance you just keep it to the basics now. Your lesson plans are...

  • Should I Pursue an Advanced Degree in Education?

    By Ryan Crawley, 24 Jan 2020

    Social media is a slippery slope to navigate when you are involved in education. You may believe what you post on social media is completely harmless so even if you have “friended” parents and past students, then it won’t be a big deal. However, if I have learned anything in today’s society, it is...

  • Self-help tips for teachers to combat stress

    By Mark Richards, 24 Jan 2020

    When it comes to teaching, the words ‘stress’ and ‘workload’ never seem to too far away from the discussion. Of course, this is hardly a surprise. Long before ‘exam reform’, ‘funding cuts’ and ‘recruitment crisis’ became major issues in schools, the ever-present problem of excessive workload was a...