Kathryn M.

Teacher of History
Happy to mentor
Happy to be contacted

About me

Kathryn M.
United Kingdom

My employment

Teacher of History
Upton-by-Chester High School
United Kingdom

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A day in the life of a Teacher of History in the United Kingdom

How I found out about the job

Trade journal

My career goals when I graduated

Leadership role within school

My career history

Promotions within my first school. Currently head of year 12

What has helped my career to progress

Experience of schools. Willingness to be adventurous and commit to new things

Courses taken since graduation

PGCE, currently enrolled on MEd

Where I hope to be in 5 years

There are plenty of opportunities available to progress in teaching.

My advice to students considering work

Look into getting experience sooner rather than later - it gives you much more to talk about in applications.

Contacting me

Happy to talk about applying for PGCE, happy to talk about experiences in schools

What I do

Teaching history to secondary school students - from the skills of History in Year 7 to the academic demands of A Level and GCSE.

Skills I use and how I developed them

BA History from York, followed by an PGCE and MEd at Newcastle. Experience wise - YSIS and the SAS scheme obviously helped a lot.

Degree skills:
My undergraduate study prepared me for a Masters level course.

Extracurricular skills:
Teamwork, communication, organisation

What I like most

I love working with young peole - it is very rewarding.

What I like least

Workload is intense.

Next steps...

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