CAREERS IN... Education

Education The links below are relevant to Education and will list careers information, employers in your field and job/work experience opportunities.

You may want to look at other areas closely aligned to your subject area. Also bear in mind that there are a range of careers open to you which may not directly relate to the subject you have studied. Take a look at Things you can do with your degree to discover more careers options.

To access a comprehensive listing of occupations visit Prospects Explore Types of Jobs

Prospects – Graduate Careers Website – find graduate jobs and postgraduate courses.

Teaching in Schools

Discover Teaching – Discovering a career in teaching in Wales. All the information that you need to find out how to become a teacher or how to further your career.

Get Into Teaching – Find information on applying for teacher training, funding and life as a teacher.

Targetjobs Teaching and Education – Information on teaching as a graduate career.

TES MagazineTES is a leading publication for teachers including careers information, community and teaching resources.

Lecturing in FE/HE

FE Advice – Becoming a Further Education Teacher.

Society for Education & Training – The Society for Education and Training (SET) is the membership body dedicated to professionals working across further education, vocational teaching and training.

FE News – FE News is the further education, skills and work based learning online news magazine.

Working in Higher Education – Jobs.ac.uk’s careers advice on working in higher education including job profiles and academic case studies.

Times Higher EducationTHE is the trusted authority on what’s happening around the higher education world, making it required reading for academics and higher education administrators.

Education-related Careers

AGCAS Publication – Educational Alternatives – This publication provides information about education-related careers outside of work as a qualified teacher in mainstream schools.

Eslbase – Information on TEFL Teaching.

i-to-i – English-government regulated TEFL training, international placements for first-time TEFL teachers and practical information about teaching English abroad.

Museum Education – Museum Association’s advice on working as a museum education worker.

Outdoor Education – Institute of Outdoor Education’s careers and jobs information.

Teaching with the WEA – Workers Education Association (WEA) is the largest voluntary sector provider of adult education.

Working with Kids – Information site on working with children as a career or in voluntary work.

Register for Unilife Connect  - Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events Search Education on Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs, careers events and set up job alerts from your chosen sector.

Adult Learning Wales – Job search in adult education in Wales.

eteach.com – Find education jobs by role and location.

FE Careers – Job search in further education and work based learning sector.

FE Jobs – Search for jobs with Further Education Colleges through the UK.

Greateducation.co.uk – Find education and teaching jobs.

Jobs.ac.uk – International job board for careers in academic, research, science and related professions.

Maria Montessori Institute – Alternative education.

Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship – Alternative education

TeachVac – A free service for secondary trainees. TeachVac collects main scale jobs from over 4,000 secondary schools every day. From
January we will send your trainees that register the details of jobs meeting their requirements for free.

TES Jobs – Largest selection of academic, education, teaching and support positions.

THE job site – Times Higher Education job pages.

UCAC – Undeb Cenedlaethol Athrawon Cymru – Pori swyddi addysgu ar draws Cymru.

University of Leicester, School of Museum Studies Job Desk – The UK’s most extensive free vacancy listing source for museums and galleries including education roles.

Teaching Recruitment Agencies

Volunteering

Interlink – Voluntary bureau for the Rhondda Cynon Taff area. Contact them to find out about a range of voluntary opportunities in the local community.

Volunteer Cardiff – Volunteer Centre for the county of Cardiff. Contact them to find out about a range of voluntary opportunities in the Cardiff and surrounding area.

VSO EducationVSO works in education in Africa, Asia and the Pacific. Volunteers support improvements in education by working in teacher training colleges and with groups of schools on developing teaching methods.

Volunteering with the WEA – Workers Education Association (WEA) is the largest voluntary sector provider of adult education.

Volunteering Wales – Search ‘volunteering opportunities’ in Wales by type of opportunity and location.

Wales Council for Voluntary Action – The WCVA offer a number of volunteering opportunities.

Register for Unilife Connect  - Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events Search Education employers on Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs, careers events and set up job alerts from your chosen sector.

Discover Teaching in Wales List of Education Authories

Educators – Educators.co.uk lists all of the private secondary schools in the country. Each has its own listing which gives full descriptive information with contact details and key facts.

My Local School – Welsh Government’s school database. Contains a wealth of data such as pupil numbers and characteristics, school performance, attendance and data on staffing and finance.

Independent Schools Council – Independent school directory.

REC Education Recruitment Agency Members – The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) is the professional body for the recruitment industry. Search supply agencies by region.

Schools Web Directory – UK schools and colleges online database.

School in England – Government database of schools in England.

Universities UK – List of universities in the UK.

Targetjobs Publication – Teaching – This document contains information to help prospective teachers secure their first appointment.

Related Subject Links

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The content of these sites is subject to change and not subject to the editorial control of the Careers Service and Unilife. If you come across a link which takes you to a poor quality or dysfunctional site, please contact the Careers Service and let us know, so the link can be removed.

Updated: July 2018


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