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Do You Want To Become a Freelance Language Tutor? Here’s What You Need to Know

Freelance language teaching can be a huge opportunity. You can work on other projects/jobs on the side while not being tied down to a 9-5 type role. Let’s go over 10 action steps you’ll need to take to get yourself started on the road to freelance language teaching. There’s more detail on each of these…

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Engineers, IT, Healthcare and Teaching – a round-up of events starting…NOW! (eep)

Autumn is events season. And how. Here’s a sample for your diaries… 26 October and 23 November – IT’s not just for the boys. TARGETjobs has created this employability event where you can find out how to secure a role in the tech industry, fast-track your application and network with other women who have a…

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Want to make a difference to the lives of thousands of children and families?

Guest post alert! On 17 August The Children’s Trust are opening their doors to anyone interested in their work and who would like to get involved. Read on… Would you like to know more about The Children’s Trust and the amazing work that we do? Interested in developing a career where you make a significant…

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Guest Blog Drop! Fully Funded, Paid Route into Teaching with Teach First

  Teach First is a charity that works with like-minded people and organisations towards a day where every child has the education they are entitled to. On the two-year Leadership Development Programme (LDP) they train people with leadership potential to be inspirational teachers in schools in low-income communities across the country. Since 2002, thousands of…

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Here come the weblinks – a round up of new resources on the Careers pages…

2018 has hit the ground running, as have we. Here’s a round up of the new resources we’ve dug up and added to the spiffy new Careers Service pages for your infotainment. Without further ado… Creative arts and design The ‘Design: 3D, product, interior’ section now links to Designers/Makers, an agency for contemporary design offering business…

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Check out the Careers coffee table for some quality reading matter, including…

…September’s Friday Ads? Nope. Copies of Empire with the good bit torn out? Nope. A hundred consecutive issues of the Daily Express, each with the word ‘Migrant’ in the headline? Nope times infinity plus one! As the new term flood of careers titles abates it’s time to give you a round up of what’s available….

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Internships, competitions, TEFL and more – a selection from our summer inbox…

High summer it may be, but some of us are still hard at it. Wish you were too? Here’s a wee handful of opportunities to break a sweat doing something other than hauling cold six-packs and beach barbies back from the supermarket… Closing between NOW (as in Monday 17th) and 2 August: Paid internships for…

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Closing 11 May! Class Teacher wanted for Icklesham Church of England Primary School

Class Teacher (MPS 1 – UPS 5), £22,467 – £38,250 FTE, Closing Date: Thursday 11 May 2017 The Headteacher and Governing Body of Icklesham Church of England Primary School would like to appoint an excellent class teacher to join our team. We have outstanding academic results as well as placing great value on our broad…

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Recruitment days, Art Librarianship and more career events for April

  The London Job Show is taking place at Westfield Shopping Centre, Shepherds Bush on Friday 31st March & Saturday 1st April. Over 50 organisations will be promoting thousands of job vacancies. Entrance is free with no need to register.   Ocean Careers 2017 is an event offering advice on career opportunities within the ocean…

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Training, networking, recruitment, open days, more networking – here come the events…

Might not feel like it but spring is not *that* far off – and the events season is in bud, even if the trees have a long way to go. Look at us getting all lyrical. Blimey. Read on… 8 Feb: Webcast – InFocus: Women In Innovation – Ready to make an impact? Innovate UK’s…

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Teachers, Lawyers, Financiers – Lend us your ears…

Hamfisted appropriations from Shakespeare? Afraid so. Be kind, it’s been a long day. Meanwhile… Looking for teaching roles in London? Randstad Education works in partnership with primary, secondary and SEN schools across London and the surrounding areas that can offer extremely supportive teams and settings that will allow NQTs to flourish. All of our roles…

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Teacher training scholarships, PhD studentships and Post-Doctoral fellowships – ‘ships everywhere!

It’s been a while since we had a grab-the-cash round up, don’t you think? More politely referred to as ‘A summary of scholarships and bursaries’, but in these days of Government-by-Tweet is decorum even a thing? Ugh. Anyway. Onward and rise above… Next round of applications closes 8 February! Are you considering applying for a…

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What’s on the Careers Service’s coffee table?

Not a stack of year-old copies of Empire, Men’s Health and Heat, that’s f’sure. As the new term flood of careers titles abates it’s time to give you a round up of what’s available. Copies of all are available to browse and/or take away at your campus Careers Centre. If not, let us know and…

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Clear your diaries – EVERYTHING is happening in October/November/December.

Graduate recruitment fairs, postgraduate study and funding fairs, on-campus media training, US summer camp jobs, teaching opportunities in Leicester (someone has to *tee hee*), Chemistry, Law, Health and Brexit – it’s ALL going on…and you should be there… 4 October onwards: Company Secretary insight days. Take a look behind the scenes at the various responsibilities…

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On Line events for those interested in teacher training programmes in STEM subjects

There are still vacancies for teacher training programmes in STEM subjects to start this September.  There are 2  NCTL online events for final year STEM undergraduates:   Wednesday 15 June, 6.30-7.30pm – An introduction to teacher training for STEM undergraduates Monday 20 June, 6.30-7.30pm – Train to Teach Maths or Physics. Further similar events will take…

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Events round-up! Graduate job fairs, social work recruitment, science, construction, teaching and start-ups. Bags don’t come more mixed than this one…

Think things are winding down for the end of the academic year? Well of course you don’t, you’re climbing the walls with exams, revision and sundry deadlines BUT things are still happening on Planet Careers too. For instance… Friday 13 May, Making it Happen: Entrepreneurship and Start-Up Ventures. Brought to you by NatWest bank and Sussex…

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Are you a final-year student interested in teaching?

Find out more about the various routes into teaching and meet local schools offering the School Direct programme by coming along to the Train to Teach event on Wednesday 27 January, 5-8pm at St Leonards Academy, Edinburgh Road St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex TN38 8HH. Take a look at the event details and register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/train-to-teach-tickets-19492884743…

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Thinking of teaching? Train to Teach event in St Leonards-on-Sea on 27 January 2016

 Did you know that you can now train ‘on the job’ in school or at a university?   If you are interested in teaching as a career, then this event is for you! When?     Wednesday, 27 January 2016 from 5 – 8 pm Where?   The St Leonard’s Academy, Edinburgh Road,  St Leonard’s on Sea, East Sussex TN38…

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Major changes to Postgraduate Masters Loans 2016-17…and other hot funding news!

A wee round up of funding news for you: postgrad study in the UK, study and research in Germany, engineering, teacher training, funding for creative, design and digital SMEs. Read on, starting with the BIG news… The government expanded its Postgraduate Masters Loans programme 2016-17. The age limit for applicants has been raised from 30…

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