Secondary education teaching professional

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Secondary (and middle school deemed secondary) education teaching professionals plan, organise and provide instruction in one or more subjects, including physical education and diversionary activities, within a prescribed curriculum in a secondary or secondary/ middle school.

Current Entry Requirements

Entry is with a first degree that provides QTS (qualified teacher status) or, in Scotland, TQ (teaching qualification); or other relevant degree followed by further postgraduate training (most commonly PGCE – Postgraduate Certificate in Secondary Education, or, in Scotland, PGDE – Professional Graduate Diploma in Education). Further and higher professional qualifications are required for some teaching posts.

Typical education level:

Level 7-8

Typical Tasks

  • Prepares and delivers courses and lessons in accordance with curriculum requirements and teaches one or more subjects.
  • Prepares, assigns and corrects exercises and examinations to record and evaluate students.
  • Prepares students for external examinations and administers and invigilates these examinations.
  • Maintains records of students' progress and development.
  • Supervises any practical work and maintains classroom discipline.
  • Undertakes pastoral duties.
  • Supervises teaching assistants and trainees.
  • Discusses progress with student, parents and/or other education professionals.
  • Assists with or plans and develops curriculum and rota of teaching duties.
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