Teacher

Teacher

Teachers inspire the next generation to do amazing things, giving lessons on important subjects and providing guidance for young people. Maths is a core subject, and is useful for any aspiring teacher.

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You’ve probably got a favourite school teacher – most people do! If you feel inspired by the awesome lessons they give you or the helpful support and advice they provide, why not set out to do the same in your own career as a teacher?

What's cool about being a teacher?

The chance to explore your favourite school subject in depth by teaching others about it

Making a difference to young people’s lives by giving them support and guidance

Being part of a supportive community, including students, parents and other teachers

Subjects you'll need

Maths and science have always been core school subjects – you’ll find them useful whatever kind of teacher you want to be. With computing playing an increasingly important role in schools, IT skills could also help you secure your dream teaching job.

Fun fact

Teachers who specialise in science, maths and technology are particularly high in demand. If you fancy teaching one of these subjects, you might be able to get a bursary of up to £30,000 to pay for your training after you finish school!

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