Teacher Education

If you want to inspire the next generation, help someone else achieve their dreams, and change the lives of others, then look no further than a career in teacher education. Skilled teachers are always in high demand, with over 6,000 job openings in Greater Manchester every single year.

Depending on your preferences and passions, you could choose to teach young children at nursery or primary school, or focus on specific subjects at secondary school or university. Perhaps you want to be a teacher at a college like ours, or support others as a classroom assistant? Whichever path you choose, you’ll have a rewarding career in front of you.

Top Career Opportunities

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Educational support assistant

Average salary: £18k

Primary school / nursery teacher

Average salary: £36k

Teaching assistant

Average salary: £18k

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Secondary school teacher

Average salary: £46k

Top Job (By Salary) Number of Jobs in 2016 Number of Job in 2020 Average Salary
Senior professionals of educational establishments 9,225 9,205 £71,094
Higher education teaching professionals 12,012 11,946 £50,544
Special needs education teaching professionals 7,734 7,714 £48,776
Secondary education teaching professionals 36,601 36,304 £48,048
Primary and nursery education teaching professionals 46,010 46,243 £46,446
Education advisers and school inspectors 2,619 2,634 £37,294
Further education teaching professionals 11,358 11,062 £36,317
Teaching and other educational professonals 12,263 12,310 £30,077
Vocational and industrial trainers and instructors 14,653 14,742 £25,750
Careers advisers and vocational guidance specialists 3,020 3,024 £22,360
Teaching assistants 40,707 40,916 £18,678
Educational support assistants 12,826 12,879 £18,283

Job Figures

There are predicted to be 192 new jobs with an estimated 6,420 annual openings.

Average Salaries

The current average wage for teacher education related occupations is £37,806 per year.

Teacher Education

With over 6000 jobs open every year in Greater Manchester, teachers, teaching assistants and trainers are always in demand in the area.

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