my ideal career by natalie sindlerova 10M

Primary School Teacher!!

Skills that you will need to be a Primary School Teacher

  • Reduce the stress in your life and at school.
  • Improve your and your students innate mental health and wellbeing.
  • Manage behaviour effectively in your classroom.
  • Improve student engagement and learning.

Subjects You Need to be a teaCher

  • GCSES (grade A* - C) in English, Maths and Science, or equivalent qualifications.
  • Passes in numeracy and literacy skills test.
  • Some school experience to support your application.

Different career PathS

Careers open to you after graduation include:

  • International primary school teacher.
  • Educational assistant.
  • Special education teacher.
  • Principal or deputy principal.

Working Hours

Most teachers in most schools work long hours during term time, usually over 50 hours in a week. They are in school before school starts for children and are in school after all the teacher leave.

Place Of Work

Primary school teachers work in school in classrooms but most teachers have to take home work over the weekends and mark books and work.

How Much Teachers Get Paid A Year

  • England, Wales and Nothern Ireland start on the main salary scale, which rises incrementally from £22,467 to £33,160 a year.
  • Schools now have more freedom to develop their own pay policies to attract and retain the teachers that have the greatest impact on their pupils learning.

Good stuff about being a teacher

  • You will get off for holidays for example like summer, st Patrick's day, Easter, Halloween, Christmas holidays and bank holidays.
  • You get most weekends off but other weekends you will have a lot of marking.

What you should wear to school

I would wear something that's comfortable, appropriate and stylist.

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