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A day in the life of a Primary Teacher in the United Kingdom
What I do
Class teacher - planning and assessing progress, healthy schools coordinator, pshe coordinator, sustainable schools coordinator.
Skills I use and how I developed them
PGCE and experience working with children.
Communication skills and presentation skills have been useful.
What I like most
Working with children. Everyday is different and it's a good team work environment.
What I like least
I don't enjoy the time spent doing paper work and working at weekends planning lessons.
What would I change? Move to focus on psychology - teaching SEN and getting on a educational psychology course.
Courses taken since graduation
Where I hope to be in 5 years
My advice to students considering work
Don't feel rushed and pressured into any job, take your time and think about what you want.