What qualifications do you need to be a primary teacher in Scotland?
To teach in Scotland you’ll need a degree and a teaching qualification gained through Initial Teacher Education (ITE). There are two types of ITE qualification, a: four-year undergraduate programme. one-year postgraduate course, the Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE).
What universities in Scotland do primary teaching?
Undergraduate routes to becoming a primary school teacher in Scotland
- Queen Margaret University.
- University of Aberdeen.
- University of Dundee.
- University of Edinburgh.
- University of Glasgow.
- University of the Highlands and Islands (English medium)
- University of the Highlands and Islands (Gaelic medium)
- University of Stirling.
Is PGDE better than PGCE?
A Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) is effectively the Scottish equivalent of the PGCE. However, there is also a qualification called the PGDE (Postgraduate Diploma in Education) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. These are worth 120 CATS credits, rather than 60.
Do primary teachers need higher maths?
To enter a BA degree in Primary Education usually requires four to five Highers including English plus Maths and another subject at SCQF level 5 (Standard grade Credit level or Intermediate 2 or National 5 at B). To enter a PGDE in Primary Education you require a relevant degree.
What can I do with primary teaching degree?
- ABA Tutor.
- Primary School Teacher.
- Primary Teacher at a Special Needs School.
- Youth Worker.
- Projects Administrator/Officer.
Can I teach in England with a Scottish PGDE?
Like PGCEs, PGDEs are internationally recognised: you’ll also be able to teach in the rest of the UK and abroad, as long as you satisfy the individual requirements of the country in question.
What is higher than a PGCE?
The PGDipEd is a Postgraduate Diploma, and so offers more master’s level credits than a PGCE, with 120 credits. You may complete the Masters in Teaching Studies with us once you have completed your induction year through carrying out your own educational research project (60-credit dissertation).
Are teachers paid well in Scotland?
Salary. Compared with other professions, teaching is well paid. Newly qualified teachers in Scotland currently start on a salary of £27,498 in their probation year*. And as well as a competitive starting salary, annual rises will ensure it stays that way.
Are primary teachers in demand Scotland?
Teaching is rewarding as it is challenging and at one point it was a solid and stable career path. As numbers of student teachers leaving university dwindle, Scotland has seen the demand for teachers outweigh the supply.
How much do primary teachers get paid in Scotland?
Here you’ll find almost all Primary Teaching vacancies in Scotland. Primary teachers, and their colleagues in admin and clerical support roles, supported by Teaching Assistants, give our children the best possible start in life. £22,823.79 – £25,269.29 per year pro rat…
What is the interview process like for teaching jobs in Scotland?
The interview is designed to enable applicants to demonstrate their interpersonal skills; ability to communicate; insight into the role of a teacher; knowledge about current Scottish primary education. Recent experience of a Scottish primary school classroom is normally required and is certainly desirable.
What is University of the west of Scotland doing for KTPS?
University of the West of Scotland is one of 12 UK universities involved in compiling the largest catalogue of gravitational wave events ever assembled. Knowledge Transfer Projects (KTPs) and Management Knowledge Transfer Projects (mKTPs) are government funded projects that develop academic access to live businesses.
What’s it like to work at UWS?
University Life. Across our four campuses in the West of Scotland – in Paisley, Lanarkshire, Dumfries and Ayr – and our campus in London enjoy access to a wide range of social, leisure and academic facilities to make the most of your time at UWS. Research. UWS research work has a tangible, early and positive effect.