Teaching in Scotland

Scotland is a great place to both live and work. It is here where you can start, continue, or develop your teaching career.

The state education system is free to all children aged five to eighteen, and with over 2,500 schools in Scotland there are lots of opportunities for great teachers.

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Teach in Scotland

If you are enthusiastic, an expert in your chosen subject, and are dedicated, Scotland is always on the lookout for good teachers.

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Make an impact that could last a lifetime

As a teacher, you will continually want to do the best for all your pupils, to stimulate their curiosity and provide them with the skills to achieve their potential. That positive experience can last a lifetime.

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The benefits of teaching in Scotland

Although teaching can be challenging, it can also offer great personal satisfaction. Combine that with a competitive salary and pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, and excellent career development prospects, and teaching could be the career for you.

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Learn more about teaching

Teaching is a unique job. It’s one of the few careers that values the special mix of skills, knowledge, interests and experience, supporting you to make the most of your talents.

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Working in Scotland

Scotland is a great place to live and work. Here, you can develop your teaching career while enjoying the famous hospitality, exploring rugged countryside, and experiencing thriving towns and cities.

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