Department for Education

Education & Teaching | Public Sector & Government
About Department for Education

If you’re thinking about becoming a teacher, you’ve come to the right place. We can provide a comprehensive programme of support and guidance throughout the application process. Our services are completely free and designed to provide you with tailored advice on a career in teaching.

Why become a teacher?

Teaching is a rewarding profession, in more ways than one.

  • You’ll get the opportunity to inspire the next generation.
  • Earn a competitive salary of between £25,714 and £32,157, depending on where you teach.
  • You’ll receive up to 13 weeks' of holiday allowance.

If you are interested in teaching, you can take advantage of a free, one-to-one support service provided by Get into Teaching. You’ll get your own dedicated adviser, an experienced teacher – who knows the application process inside out – who is on hand to give you any help you need.

100 teachers, 100 passions, 100 ways to shape lives

Every child is unique – and so is every teacher.  Get Into Teaching have been working with The Guardian to shine a light on 100 education heroes who are using their passions to inspire the next generation. From the maths teacher using Fifa to explain percentages, to the breakdancing physics teacher, to the primary school teacher with her sights on the Olympics.  Read their stories here:  The Guardian - 100 Teachers

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