If you're considering a career in teaching, it can be useful to hear from qualified teachers about what it's like to be one.
Teaching is a rewarding career with great benefits, including a competitive salary and opportunities for career progression. We asked several Portsmouth teachers what the best thing about the profession is and what you can expect from it.
As a newly qualified teacher (NQT), you've completed your initial teacher training, gained Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), and have secured your first teaching role. As you get ready to begin your new position, June Hutchinson, NQT Co-ordinator at Portsmouth Teaching School Alliance has shared her top tips for those starting out as an NQT.
Last year, Teach Portsmouth invited pupils and staff from Portsmouth's schools and colleges to take part in the My Teacher on a Postcard competition. We asked pupils to create a piece of artwork or written work on the theme of my teacher .Join us as we look back at the competition that showed us how much Portsmouth's young people value their inspiring teachers.
So you've made the exciting decision that teaching is the career for you? Give yourself the best chance of success with a well prepared application. Read on for our five top tips for preparing your teacher training application, direct from Portsmouth's teacher training providers.
With lockdown restrictions in place across the UK and schools closed to many pupils due to coronavirus (COVID-19), you may be wondering whether your plans to pursue a career in teaching have been disrupted.