Can English qualified teachers teach in Wales?

Can English qualified teachers teach in Wales?

If you qualified outside of the UK and have been awarded QTS in England, Northern Ireland or Scotland you will not automatically gain recognition to teach in Wales. You must apply directly to the EWC for recognition of QTS and register if you wish to work as a school teacher in a maintained school in Wales.

How much do teachers in Wales get paid?

The pay rates (per year) given below are approximate: Unqualified teachers should expect to earn: £18,169 to £28,735 a year. Newly qualified teachers are paid in the range of: £27,018 to £37,320 a year. With experience this can rise to: £38,690 to £41,604 a year.

How do I become an English teacher in Wales?

Becoming a teacher in Wales To teach in a Welsh state-maintained school, you must have a degree, and gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) by following a programme of Initial Teacher Education (ITE). All teachers in Wales are also required to register with the Education Workforce Council (EWC).

Can I teach in Wales if I don’t speak Welsh?

Do you need to speak Welsh? No, you don’t need to speak Welsh to apply to teach in Wales, unless you wish to teach Welsh as a second language at secondary level or teach in a Welsh-medium school. However, all student teachers training in Wales will undertake some Welsh language learning as part of their course.

How long does it take to become a teacher Wales?

The ITT course takes about a year and includes 24 weeks in a school. At the end of this, assuming you meet the standards, you will be awarded qualified teacher status (QTS) and become a newly qualified teacher (NQT) ready to undertake your induction year.

Is QTLS a teaching qualification?

QTLS is a Professional Status recognised in the Education sector, which is gained after successfully completing a six-month period of Professional Formation and maintained through membership to the Society for Education and Training. Achieving QTLS will also allow you to teach in schools on the same terms as QTS.

How long does it take to become a teacher in Wales?

Can I teach primary in Wales?

You will need to train towards getting your qualified teacher status (QTS) in order to get a teaching job in a primary or secondary school in Wales. You can do this through university based courses such as the Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE), the new salaried PGCE route or the part-time PGCE route.

Do I need to speak Welsh to live in Wales?

At the moment no language other than Welsh or English is compulsory in Wales’ primary schools although some do introduce other languages as extra curricular options or in lessons. In secondary schools modern foreign languages are taught but are not compulsory at GCSE and take up has plummeted in recent years.