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Working in Teaching: A Guide to Qualifying and Starting a Successful Career in Teaching (Paperback)
  • Working in Teaching: A Guide to Qualifying and Starting a Successful Career in Teaching (Paperback)

Working in Teaching: A Guide to Qualifying and Starting a Successful Career in Teaching (Paperback)

Paperback 272 Pages / Published: 18/03/2014
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Are you thinking about applying to be a teacher? Do you want to know what to expect on your PGCE course? Or do you want advice on how to thrive in the first year of teaching?

Working in Teaching provides all this advice and more, covering every stage of becoming a teacher from routes into teaching to securing a teaching role as an Newly Qualified Teacher. If you're thinking of becoming a teacher or want to find out about teaching qualifications Working in Teaching will provide handy tips and essential advice so you're prepared for your course and the classroom. Covering everything you need to know, including advice on: Different routes into teaching The PGCE and other teaching courses Placements and observationFinding teaching roles to apply for Applications and interviews Support for NQT year Secondary and primary school teacher salary Career direction and development
Working in Teaching is packed with case studies from teachers at all stages of their career so you'll have real-life personal advice from student teachers, NQTs and senior staff members.

The Working In series provides you with insider advice to competitive career paths so you have a head start in your dream career.

Publisher: Crimson Publishing
ISBN: 9780956835024
Number of pages: 272
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 16 mm

"A very comprehensive guide for anyone considering teaching as a career... captures the values and aspirations as well as the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for success in teaching... enhanced by a broad range of case studies offering insight about teacher training from people with first-hand experience." Bryn Harrison, Manager, Swindon SCITT

"Offers practical guidance and a step-by-step guide... including choosing the relevant training route, applying for a first job, surviving the first year and finally deciding on how to progress... interspersed with real-life case studies, practical tips and personal anecdotes which make it both interesting and enjoyable to read." Salliann Coleman, PGCE Tutor, Roehampton University

"An essential, easy-to-use guide for anyone considering going into teaching with their eyes wide open! The case studies are a great way of bringing the book to life demonstrating the varied backgrounds and experiences people come into teaching with. Alan has an engaging and accessible writing style - 'Working in Teaching' should be available as an invaluable tool in every careers department in schools, colleges, and at university open days!" Cheryl Letts, School Direct Programme Co-ordinator, University of Chichester

"A practical and insightful must-read for everyone considering a career in teaching" Adrian Copping, PGCE Tutor, University of Cumbria

"There is no one better qualified than Alan Newland to explain to prospective teachers the ups and downs, highlights and difficulties of a career in teaching. He has spent his life in the profession, loves the job but understands the stresses... Practical, informative and highly readable." Professor Ruth Merttens, University of St Mark & St John and Director of the Hamilton Trust.

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