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Higher Education Teaching Professionals

Higher education teaching professionals deliver lectures and teach students to at least first degree level, undertake research and write journal articles and books in their chosen field of study.

Tasks

  • Prepares, delivers and directs lectures, seminars and tutorials
  • Prepares, administers and marks examinations, essays and other assignments
  • Advises students on academic matters and encourages independent research
  • Provides pastoral care or guidance to students
  • Participates in decision making processes regarding curricula, budgetary, departmental and other matters
  • Directs the work of postgraduate students
  • Undertakes research, writes articles and books and attends conferences and other meetings.

Entry Requirements

Entry will require a good honours first degree plus a higher degree or an equivalent professional qualification. For vocational subjects, practical experience and additional qualifications may also be required.


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What could I earn?

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £31,000 per annum and can progress up to £56,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 18,681 employed Higher Education Teaching Professionals in the region.

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