Teach in Scotland

Get into primary teaching

Find out the different routes you can take into a career in primary education.

Get into secondary teaching

Advice on how to start a career in secondary education.

Qualified outside Scotland

Teaching in Scotland if you qualified in another country.

Personal qualities

There are many personal qualities and characteristics you should demonstrate both as a teacher and as a role model.

Considering a career in teaching?

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Find out what's involved, the skills and experience required and whether it is the right career for you.

Inspiring teachers

Scottish educators, entrepreneurs and famous faces tell us about their school days and the teachers who inspired them.

Case studies

Read the stories of probationer and newly qualified teachers to find out how they are enjoying their new teaching careers.

Develop your skills

All teachers in Scotland are responsible for teaching literacy and numeracy - do you have the knowledge and skills you need?

Initial Teacher Education

Find out about your teaching course - what you'll learn and how you'll get practical teaching experience.