Teaching offers you all the opportunities, training, support and rewards you need to develop and build a stimulating and successful career.

Teaching offers you all the opportunities, training, support and rewards you need to develop and build a stimulating and successful career.

You can find out what it's like to be a teacher on the pages below and discover more real-life stories from teachers on our blogFacebook page and on YouTube

Life as a newly qualified teacher

Find out what your induction year as a newly qualified teacher (NQT) will be like.

Day-to-day life in a school

Find out about how a school day is structured, how teaching hours are spread over the week, and view a rough guide to term dates

Teacher's stories

Find out more about life as a teacher in these case studies and videos of teacher's experiences.

Teachers with disabilities

Read about the support available for teachers with disabilities.

How does teaching compare?

Use our interactive tools to find out how your current job compares to an average teacher's: