What jobs are available in education other than teaching?

23 March 2023

There are many other jobs in a primary school in the UK in addition to primary school teachers. Some of the common roles you may find in a primary school include:

Teaching Assistants – Teaching assistants work alongside teachers to support students in their learning. They may work with individuals or small groups of students, helping them to understand concepts, complete tasks, and stay on track with their learning.

Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCOs) – SENCOs are responsible for identifying and providing support for students with special educational needs or disabilities. They work with teachers, parents, and outside agencies to ensure that students with additional needs receive the support they require to succeed in their learning.

School Administrators – School administrators manage the day-to-day operations of the school, including overseeing budgets, maintaining records, and communicating with parents and staff.

School Business Managers – School business managers are responsible for the financial management of the school. They work with school administrators and senior leaders to manage budgets, resources, and contracts.

School Counsellors – School counsellors provide emotional and mental health support to students. They work with students who may be experiencing difficulties at home or at school and help them to develop coping strategies and build resilience.

IT Technicians – IT technicians provide technical support to the school, including managing the school’s IT infrastructure, troubleshooting technical issues, and providing training and support to staff and students.

Lunchtime Supervisors – Lunchtime supervisors are responsible for supervising students during lunchtime and break periods. They ensure that students are safe, well-behaved, and have an enjoyable experience during their break times.

These are just a few examples of the many jobs that exist in a primary school in the UK. Each role is critical in supporting the school’s mission to provide a safe, nurturing, and engaging environment for students to learn and grow.

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