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Life as a teacher

Life as a teacher

Every day you’ll get the chance to inspire young people and use your skills to give something back.

As a teacher you'll be ensuring every pupil gets the same access to a quality education and the opportunity to succeed. Explore this section to find out what a career in teaching could offer you.

Rewards of teaching

Hear from people who chose to train as a teacher and have never looked back.


There aren’t many careers where you can combine playing an important role in children’s lives with benefits such as a competitive salary, generous pension, and financial support while training.

Taylor Cornes

Life as a trainee teacher

Taylor trained to teach at Worcester and successfully found a job straight after graduating. She is now loving working as a teacher. During her time with us Taylor wrote regular blog posts on a huge range of subjects - you can read these for an insight into student life at Worcester.

Also on our blog, you can read posts by our current students as they share their experiences of life as a trainee teacher.

Career progression

The opportunities for career progression as a teacher are plentiful. This includes the possibility of rapid progression into a leadership role - and as your career progresses, so will your salary.

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