Routes into teaching
Teaching is a highly demanding but rewarding career. It is the third biggest sector in the UK. Competition for jobs is fierce so you need to take advantage of the Underground Employability support at the University. There are also many other different roles in education such as teaching assistant, special educational needs (SEN); schools liaison; see the Prospects website for more information. http://www.prospects.ac.uk/teaching_education_sector_overview.htm
Our teaching specialism is highly respected and long standing and we have strong partnerships with local and national schools. We offer a variety of routes into the teaching sector and post graduate opportunities.
To apply for a BEd course (Primary and Secondary) - you will need to apply through UCAS, this also takes you to other education related courses. https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/apply-and-track
Teaching career support
Useful job websites
On Line Career Planner: Through Prospects website you can join thousands of students and graduate who have used Career Planner to guide their next steps: http://www.prospects.ac.uk/myprospects_planner_login.htm It only takes a few minutes to find what job might suit your qualifications.
Employability support through the Underground teamWe offer:
For students who have completed a degree and would like to go into teaching we offer two routes - Post Graduate Certificate in Education opportunities (PGCE) and Schools Direct.
Applying for a PGCE or Schools Direct
The Underground Employability Team can support you to make a PGCE application or a Schools Direct application. To apply you need to go through UKAS. https://www.ucas.com/ucas/postgraduate/apply-and-track
After students leave - Alumni
We support students for up to 3 years after graduation. Graduates can attend workshops and access our services and employability materials free of charge. For the latest job vacancies and workshop information can be found on our UndergroundatMarjon Facebook page.