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Getting into Teaching

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Our Careers Consultant, Annabelle Cross, provides her advice and tips if you’re thinking about  a career in teaching.

Are you Energetic? A good communicator? A good manager of resources, material and time? Imaginative and creative? Able to inspire and enthuse? Do you enjoy working with young people? Do you have a sense of humour?

If you answered yes to all these then Teaching could be the career for you.

Don’t be misled however by reports in the media into thinking that teaching is easy to get into. The demanding job of teaching requires the right person and both schools and teacher training institutions will select carefully. You need recent and sustained experience in a school environment and to be able to demonstrate that you have the right skills and qualities to be an effective teacher. Continue reading

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