Making money as an online tutor

Posted by careers consultant on 15 June 2015

Tutoring online could be the next big thing in private tutoring. But what is it, how does it work, and can you make money out of it?

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Topics: teaching

Why become a Physics Teacher?

Posted by S Donaldson on 19 May 2015
Picture taken from Solarnu, Article by Bryony Wills
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Topics: teaching, STEM

Rock Physics and Scilly Birds: Exotic vacancies this week

Posted by careers consultant on 16 March 2015

We've a bit of an exotic, international flavour to our jobs this week. Whether you're interested in changing the world, studying the world or just working in a beautiful part of the world there's something for you amongst our 3,027 vacancies on JobOnline.

Here are our picks for this week:

Thousands more jobs can be found on JobOnline.

Firecrest photo by Flickr user davethebird used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

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Topics: teaching, STEM, Jobs and Internships, Peace, Politics and Policy, charity, Working abroad, Postgraduate study, creative industries

Get into Teaching

Posted by careers consultant on 3 March 2015

Do you know your Premier Plus, GTTR, SCITT and QTS? Those who do, teach. With so many changes to graduate routes into teaching, it can be difficult to know which route is best for you, what other options exist and what support you may get. The DfE Get into Teaching website has useful resources and regularly puts on free events where you can find out more about the different types of teachers, the qualification routes and how to apply.

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Topics: teaching, Postgraduate study

How to become a lecturer

Posted by S Donaldson on 29 January 2015

Last month saw the publication of Getting the First Lecturing Job. Careers experts surveyed academic staff across 22 UK universities and several research disciplines to gather information on what’s needed to make the jump from early-career researcher to lecturer. The resulting report provides valuable insight into how academic employers think, with quotes on topics ranging from the value of teaching experience to the potential challenges of career breaks. If you're a PhD student or post-doc hoping to one day move into a lectureship position, it’s well worth reading the full 57-page version when you have time, but we’ve summarised the main points below.

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Topics: teaching

Teaching focused career paths in academia: what, where and how?

Posted by UCL Careers on 12 September 2014

Although the majority of academic roles require a combination of teaching,research and administrative activities, there are plenty of academic positions in which the primary focus of the job is on teaching.

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Topics: teaching

Making it as a private tutor

Posted by Kate Murray on 5 September 2014

Private tuition in the UK is a booming industry. It’s well-paid, rewarding and extremely flexible. What’s not to like? Here are some key areas to consider before getting involved.

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Topics: teaching

Looking for some inspiration - Teach First 'What Next' event

Posted by IsabelFrazer on 3 July 2014

Feeling a bit stumped as to what to do next? Maybe you are at the stage of choosing what degree to do, or perhaps you are part-way through your studies and the daunting point of graduation is looming on the horizon. Fear not, help is at hand!

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Topics: teaching, charity, creative industries

Thinking about teaching?

Posted by Gemma Ludgate on 21 January 2014

The most common way to train, if you have not done an undergraduate degree in Teaching, is to do a PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education) after you graduate. Deadlines for applying to do a PGCE course are fast approaching, so the sooner you start to prepare your application the better.

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Topics: teaching, Veterinary Science

Using TEFL for Travel

Posted by TBibic on 30 September 2013

A TEFL Travel Experience for Students and Graduates

TEFL (teaching English as a foreign language) is a great way to see the world and earn money at the same time, so it’s easy to see why it’s such a popular option for students and graduates.

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Topics: teaching, Working abroad

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