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Education

Berkshire offers an exciting range of education-related careers in various academic institutions from primary and secondary schools, to further education colleges and higher education establishments.

A HUB OF EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE

Berkshire’s 63 secondary schools achieve higher than the national average exam performance, with 20 schools achieving ‘outstanding’ ratings from Ofsted

The area also boasts a higher proportion of secondary schools with Sixth Forms than average across the UK, making for a unique and attractive teaching landscape.

Berkshire’s Five Further Education and Specialist Education Colleges provide numerous qualifications relevant to the education sector, ensuring the pipeline of next generation teaching talent is strong.

Berkshire is also home to the University of Reading, the area’s anchor higher education establishment which boasts over 17,000 students. Other nearby Universities include the University of Oxford, Oxford Brookes, Imperial College London and the University of Surrey.

SOUGHT-AFTER SUBJECT KNOWLEDGE

With a national shortage of secondary education teachers for STEAM-related subjects, there is a particular demand for those qualified to teach Maths, Physics, Science, Computer Science and Mandarin in Berkshire.

Are you qualified in any one of these areas?

Do you want to inspire young learners and share your passion?

If the answer is ‘yes’, perhaps a career in the education sector is for you. 

KEY RECRUITERS

Explore the area's key recruiters within the education sector.

More information about Berkshire's 5 Further Education Colleges can be found here. 

IN NUMBERS

33,200 jobs in the education sector
7% of all Berkshire employees
20 secondary schools with 'outstanding' Ofsted rating

CAREERS IN EDUCATION

Are you looking to launch your career within the education sector? You could become an Early Years Teacher, Teaching Assistant or Learning Mentor.

Explore the live opportunities below. 

Local Education Jobs

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Local Education Courses

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Apprenticeships in Education

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