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Further education teaching professionals

Average National Salaries (2017)

Age 20

£15,080 pile of coins

Age 35

£37,440 pile of coins

Age 50

£45,240 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: £27,040

What does this career do?

Further education teaching professionals supervise and teach trade, technical, commercial, adult education, secondary and post-secondary courses to students beyond minimum school leaving age.

Typical tasks

  • prepares, delivers and directs lectures, seminars and tutorials
  • prepares, administers and marks examinations, essays and other assignments
  • arranges instructional visits and periods of employment experience for students
  • assists with the administration of teaching and the arranging of timetables
  • liaises with other professional and commercial organisations to review course content.

Current entry requirements

Further education lecturers normally require a professional or academic qualification in the subject area they intend to teach, relevant professional, industrial or business experience and an appropriate teaching qualification.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed

Male
(2018)
Female
(2018)

Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Part-time

  • Self Employed

  • Full-time

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

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Why choose West Notts?

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100% A Level pass rate in 2018

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Best A Level provider in Mansfield and Ashfield for student progress*

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction**

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An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area

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£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
**Learner Exit Survey 2017/18
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