Have you ever thought about a career in teaching?

This page will hopefully direct you to places you can find out more:

If you are interested in teaching you can take your first steps into teaching by registering with Get into Teaching and gain support and advice from the Department of Education - https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/

What are the Rewards of teaching?

As most teachers will tell you, there’s no such thing as a ‘typical’ day at work. That’s because no two days are the same – you’re unlikely ever to be bored by a lack of variety. It’s also a career that offers great benefits, opportunities for you to use a wide range of skills and inspire students in the subject you love.

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Make a difference and inspire the next generation

You may remember a truly brilliant teacher from school who made a real difference to your life. As a teacher you can use your knowledge and passion for your subject to help children unlock capabilities and talents that they didn’t even know they had. You’ll develop a wide range of transferable skills for yourself in the process, too.

In addition to planning and teaching a range of engaging lessons, you can indulge in your hobbies and interests as part of your work by getting involved in after-school clubs, trips or sport.

A career for the future

Once qualified, there are many chances for good teachers to climb the career ladder and find opportunities for employment. The Department for Education has made it easier to find a teaching role via the Teaching Vacancies service. You can search by location, subject, job title and salary - view the range of teaching roles currently available across England.

How do I get into teaching?

There are many ways to get into teaching. Check out https://www.ucas.com/postgraduate/teacher-training/train-teach-england/routes-teaching-england?filter= to learn about the different routes.

What am I likely to be paid as a teacher??

As a newly qualified teacher, you’ll begin on a salary of at least £24,373, or £30,480 in inner London. As you rise up the pay ranges, you could earn as much as £121,749 as a headteacher, in inner London.


What career progression is there in teaching?

The opportunities for career progression as a teacher are plentiful. This includes the possibility of rapid progression into a leadership role. As your career progresses, so will your salary – in fact, the average salary for all full- and part-time leadership group teachers is £58,881. 

Find out more by visiting: https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/life-as-a-teacher/real-life-experiences/career-progression-stories

Whats happening locally to get people into teaching?

Locally, we have a number of teaching school. Their aim is to work with other partners to provide high-quality training and development to school staff. These are -

  • Yorkshire Wold Teacher Training 
  • St Mary's and The Marvell College "School Direct" and 
  • Yorkshire and Humber Teacher Training

To find out more about the different teaching schools and how to get into teaching locally why not check out:




Yorkshire Wold Teacher Training has produced a "Get into Teaching" video  

East Riding Council are currently encouraging more teachers to consider teaching in the area - Teacheastriding.co.uk and to help inspire the next generation of teachers they have created a number of video case studies. Why not check out some of the below: