Secondary Education Teaching Professionals

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


New workers

New workers start around £20,191. Normal pay is £40,202 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £55,307.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 340,500 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Assists with or plans and develops curriculum and rota of teaching duties.

  • Discusses progress with student, parents and/or other education professionals.

  • Supervises teaching assistants and trainees.

  • Undertakes pastoral duties.

  • Supervises any practical work and maintains classroom discipline.

  • Maintains records of students’ progress and development.

  • Prepares students for external examinations and administers and invigilates these examinations.

  • Prepares, assigns and corrects exercises and examinations to record and evaluate students’ progress.

  • Prepares and delivers courses and lessons in accordance with curriculum requirements and teaches one or more subjects.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Mathematics Education

  • Classroom Management

  • Science Education

  • Due Diligence

  • National Curriculum

  • Lesson Planning

  • Physical Education

  • Secondary Education

  • Curriculum Development

  • Physics

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Teaching

  • Communication

  • English Language

  • Planning

  • Mathematics

  • Management

  • Interpersonal Communications

  • Enthusiasm

  • Innovation

  • Constructive Feedback

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.