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Discover- What can I do with my degree?

You could begin by researching a career directly related to your degree such as teacher, early years practitioner, learning mentor, education mental health practitioner, safeguarding officer or educational writer. However, you can also explore careers that don’t directly relate to your degree. Did you know that over 80% of graduate employers will recruit from any degree discipline?

Develop- Developing skills and experience

If you already have some career ideas, the next step will be to develop your skills and gain some experience to build your confidence and increase your knowledge. You may want to consider part-time work, a work placement or volunteering to increase your chances of gaining graduate employment after completing your degree. It’s also a great way to try-out different career paths to see what you enjoy and if it’s a good fit for you.

Compete- Getting ready to apply for jobs or postgraduate study

When you know what you want to do and you’re ready to apply- whether within education or something completely different, we have all the tools, tips and advice right here. You can also use this information to help you if you’re at an earlier stage of your career thinking and are applying for part-time work or work placements.

Applying for teaching posts

Here you’ll find all you need to know about how to apply for teaching posts including timescales, where to search, applications and interview tips.

Applying for your first teaching post

Getting into teacher training

Looking to get into teaching? Our comprehensive guide on getting into postgraduate teacher training covers everything you need to know, including the various routes you can take, entry requirements, fees and funding and more.

Getting into teacher training

If you are applying for non-teaching roles or other postgrad study, you’ll find all the best tools, tips and advice right here. Remember, over 80% of graduate employers will recruit from any degree discipline.

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How to decide if postgraduate study is right for you, what you should consider and how to apply.

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Live opportunities

Take a look at the latest part-time jobs, placements, volunteering opportunities and graduate vacancies that may be of interest to Education and Teaching students. Select any of the following opportunities to find out more and apply, or search for other opportunities on our vacancy portal.

  • Salary Range: £25,000 to £29,999Closing Date: 31-Mar-2024Location: England – Greater London.Join Our Insight Team at Chambers and Partners as a Research Analyst We are actively seeking talented individuals to join our Insight team at Chambers and Partners. As a Research Analyst, you will play a pivotal role in transforming raw data compiled by […]
  • Salary Range: £25,000 to £29,999Closing Date: 31-Mar-2024Location: England – Greater London.Join our expanding research team at Chambers and Partners as a Research Analyst! As a Research Analyst, you play a pivotal role in shaping the Chambers research process. Through adept interview techniques, you'll collect valuable insights from clients and lawyers, contributing to the […]
  • Salary Range: CompetitiveClosing Date: 31-Mar-2024Location: England – Greater London.We are looking for Portuguese speaking Research Analyst to join our EMEA research team at Chambers and Partners.Research Analysts are the core of the Chambers research process. Through effective interview techniques they gather feedback on the legal market from clients and lawyers. The role involves […]
  • Salary Range: £30,000 to £34,999Closing Date: 18-Mar-2024Location: England – North West.Teacher of Mathematics £30,000- £46,525   Full time and permanent ECTs welcome to apply   Are you a talented and committed teacher/ECT of Mathematics looking to join a highly successful and oversubscribed school in North Cheshire? Culcheth High School is looking to recruit […]
  • Salary Range: £20,000 to £24,999Closing Date: 31-Mar-2024Location: England – East Midlands.,England – East.,England – Greater London.,England – South East.,England – South West.,England – West Midlands.,England – Yorkshire and the Humber.Classroom-based Initial Teacher Training (ITT) programme based in one of our 57 schools. AET is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts nationwide and we […]
  • Salary Range: £25,000 to £29,999Closing Date: 31-Mar-2024Location: England – East.,England – South East.,England – West Midlands.Classroom-based Initial Teacher Training (ITT) programme based in one of our 57 schools. AET is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts nationwide and we are partnered with Ark Teacher Training to deliver our programme.You'll gain a PGCE (Post-Graduate […]
  • Salary Range: £25,000 to £29,999Closing Date: 31-Mar-2024Location: England – East Midlands.,England – East.,England – Greater London.,England – South East.,England – South West.,England – West Midlands.,England – Yorkshire and the Humber.Classroom-based Initial Teacher Training (ITT) programme based in one of our 57 schools. AET is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts nationwide and we […]
  • Salary Range: £25,000 to £29,999Closing Date: 31-Mar-2024Location: England – East.,England – South East.,England – West Midlands.,England – Yorkshire and the Humber.Classroom-based Initial Teacher Training (ITT) programme based in one of our 57 schools. AET is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts nationwide and we are partnered with Ark Teacher Training to deliver our […]
  • Salary Range: £25,000 to £29,999Closing Date: 31-Mar-2024Location: England – East Midlands.,England – East.,England – Greater London.,England – South East.,England – South West.,England – West Midlands.,England – Yorkshire and the Humber.Classroom-based Initial Teacher Training (ITT) programme based in one of our 57 schools. AET is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts nationwide and we […]
  • Salary Range: £20,000 to £24,999Closing Date: 31-Mar-2024Location: England – East.,England – Greater London.,England – North East.,England – North West.,England – South East.,England – South West.,England – West Midlands.,England – Yorkshire and the Humber.AET is a network of 57 schools nationwide. We believe an excellent education is an entitlement for every child, in every […]
  • Salary Range: £25,000 to £29,999Closing Date: 31-Mar-2024Location: England – East.,England – South East.,England – West Midlands.,England – Yorkshire and the Humber.Classroom-based Initial Teacher Training (ITT) programme based in one of our 57 schools. AET is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts nationwide and we are partnered with Ark Teacher Training to deliver our […]
  • Salary Range: £20,000 to £24,999Closing Date: 31-Mar-2024Location: England – East.,England – Greater London.,England – North East.,England – North West.,England – South East.,England – South West.,England – West Midlands.,England – Yorkshire and the Humber.AET is a network of 57 schools nationwide. We believe an excellent education is an entitlement for every child, in every […]
  • Salary Range: £25,000 to £29,999Closing Date: 31-Mar-2024Location: England – South East.Are you studying Psychology or Social Care at University? Are you interested in Special Educational Needs and Behaviour Analysis?   JigsawPlus adult day centre for autistic learners aged 18 and over, has paid placements available for university students who are looking to develop […]
  • Salary Range: £25,000 to £29,999Closing Date: 31-Mar-2024Location: England – South East.Worked in care or teaching previously? Experienced working with individuals with disabilities? Interested in autism and passionate about making a difference? Whatever your background, join JigsawPlus to build a career and make life changing differences. Salary: £25,000 per annum (£12.82 per hour) and […]
  • Salary Range: £20,000 to £24,999Closing Date: 31-Mar-2024Location: England – South East.Jigsaw School has a rare opportunity for Psychology Graduates looking to kick start their careers in Behaviour Based Teaching and SEN Education? Do you have a Bachelors background in Psychology and a keen interest in behaviour-based teaching techniques?? Are you inspired by educating […]
  • Salary Range: £20,000 to £24,999Closing Date: 31-Mar-2024Location: England – South East.Are you studying Psychology or Education at University? Are you interested in Special Educational Needs and Behaviour Analysis?   Jigsaw School, a day school for autistic children aged 4-19, has paid placements available for university students who are looking to develop their careers […]
  • Salary Range: CompetitiveClosing Date: 11-Nov-2026Location: England – North West.Are you a degree graduate or qualified secondary teacher interested in tutoring on a 1:1 basis? Integra people have a large number of requests for support in core subjects. Hours available in Warrington and surrounding areas from 1 hour a week up to 25 hours […]
  • Salary Range: CompetitiveClosing Date: 01-Mar-2024Location: England – North West.We are currently seeking a passionate and child centred PE & School Sport Practitioner to join our team, working Friday afternoons. They will work in partnership with the SHARES PE and School Sport Lead Practitioner to deliver national curriculum PE, school sport, physical and mental […]
  • Salary Range: £30,000 to £34,999Closing Date: 04-Mar-2024Location: England – North West.Teacher of Geography £30,000- £46,525  Full time and permanent ECTs welcome to apply   Culcheth High School is a purpose built, successful and over-subscribed school and we are now looking to appoint a motivated and skilled Teacher of Geography.   Applications from experienced and […]
  • Salary Range: £30,000 to £34,999Closing Date: 04-Mar-2024Location: England – North West.Part-time  Teacher of Geography (0.6)Required for September 2024St Ambrose College is seeking to appoint a part-time Teacher of Geography (0.6 ideally but 0.5 may be possible).  Full-time requests will be considered where the applicant is able to offer a second subject of benefit […]

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