£16,120 Average salary at age 20
£42,120 Average Salary
31 Average hours per week


Further education teaching professionals supervise and teach trade, technical, commercial, adult education, secondary and post-secondary courses to students beyond minimum school leaving age.

Main Tasks

  • Prepares, delivers and directs lectures, seminars and tutorials;
  • Prepares, administers and marks examinations, essays and other assignments;
  • Arranges instructional visits and periods of employment experience for students;
  • Assists with the administration of teaching and the arranging of timetables;
  • Liaises with other professional and commercial organisations to review course content.


Further education lecturers normally require a professional or academic qualification in the subject area they intend to teach, relevant professional, industrial or business experience and an appropriate teaching qualification.

What Further education teaching professionals studied in higher education

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What Further education teaching professionals studied in higher education
Occupation Percentage Value
(G1) Mathematics1
(W2) Design studies1
(L3) Sociology1
(C1) Biology1
(C8) Psychology3
(W1) Fine art1
(W3) Music3
(D3) Animal science1
(F8) Physical geographical sciences1
(W8) Imaginative writing1
(D4) Agriculture1
(Q3) English studies3
(L2) Politics1
(W4) Drama1
(M1) Law by area1
(N8) Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport1
(I6) Games1
(W9) Others in creative arts & design1
(N1) Business studies1
(X3) Academic studies in education2
(L5) Social work1
(X1) Training teachers53
(C6) Sport & exercise science4
(P3) Media studies1
(N2) Management studies1
(V1) History by period1
(H6) Electronic & electrical engineering1
(I1) Computer science1

UK Prospects

88900 Workforce Size
4.34% Predicted growth 2024 - 2027
16021 Predicted Replacement 2024 - 2027

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