You may be interested in embarking on a career in teaching but are unsure of how much teachers get paid? The Department for Education (DfE) has said salaries for new teachers are set to rise to £30,000 by 2022-23, and the move would make starting salaries for teachers among the most competitive in the graduate labour market.
The next couple of months will be uncharted territory for the education profession. There will be a range of challenges already identified and new obstacles will arise. School staff, pupils, parents and local communities will have lots of concerns and questions over the coming months.
With the vital role of schools and teachers at the forefront of public debate during the COVID-19 pandemic what will be the impact on teacher recruitment and retention in the future?
Will we see people who have been made redundant from other sectors entering the teaching profession?
Connection and talking to one another during these times is vitally important for our well-being. It can feel lonely working from home and you might feel disconnected from your colleagues and school communities. That is why we are launching online webinars from next week for teachers, school staff and anyone interested in education.
Today we are celebrating World Book Day and having a competition for school staff to win a £15 book voucher. As former teachers at Edapt, we enjoy reading a wide range of books and there can be no better gift than getting stuck into a good novel.
We receive at least a few calls every week where a member of staff is seeking immediate support because of an incident in school but they are not a subscriber to Edapt or have access to support through a teaching trade union, or other service.
Teaching in London will be a rewarding and unique opportunity for many teachers. With the draws of living and working in a world capital, great schools and the added reassurance of salary weighting, is it a no-brainer for those eager to have a long-term career in teaching?
It’s been reported that there seems to be a significant increase in classroom violence and abuse aimed at teachers by pupils and parents over the last few years. Is this a reflection on a society, the way we treat front line workers and how does it compare to other sectors?