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Check out jobs as a primary school teacher in Northern Ireland

If you are someone who loves kids and you have great patience, teaching may be the job for you. We are going to take a look at some jobs as a primary school teacher in Northern Ireland and what you need to have under your belt in order to get the job.

In order to be a primary teacher in Norther Ireland, you have to either have a Bachelor of Education (BEd) or a BA/BSc with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). To gain the QTS you have to either have a postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) or the Registered Teacher Programme (RTP). These are your educational qualifications, but what about other qualifications?

Jobs as a primary school teacher in Northern Ireland require certain personal traits for you to succeed in the field. You are going to need to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, excellent time-management and organisational skills and you have to have great energy, stamina, patience, self-discipline, enthusiasm, and dedication. Some additional skills that will come in handy for this position are knowledge in must, IT, art, sports or drama.

As for income, you can expect to earn between £21 102 to £30 842 per year. As a teacher to earn this income you will not only work the hours that students are in the classroom. Instead, you will have to probably pt in 50 hours a week of work with teaching the students, planning your lessons, and marking. On top of this, some teachers also take part in school concerts, clubs and other after school activities. And let us not forget about working some evenings for Parent and Teacher interviews.

If you are having a problem finding full time employment, part time and temporary work is always available. Either way, here are some online resources to help you with your search for jobs as a primary school teacher in northern Ireland:

www.nijobfinder.co.uk/Education-Training-Jobs/sector-7/page0-7

www.deni.gov.uk/

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