Reasons to Choose a Job in Education After Graduation

Information for Students

Why work in the Education sector?

There are many reasons why a career in education may be appealing, and it’s something that many graduates consider after finishing University. From the excitement of a varied and rewarding job that allows you to interact with a range of age groups to the promise of a good starting salary and a wide range of opportunities in the UK and beyond, working in education has a lot to offer. 

We’ve put together a guide exploring the many reasons to choose a job in education after graduation. Keep reading to learn about some of the key selling points, including high job satisfaction, making a real difference to the lives of young people, and being able to use your degree to share knowledge about a subject you’re passionate about.  

Are there many job roles in education?

There are many career opportunities within education, and they’re not all teaching roles! Of course, many graduates choose to pursue teaching and teaching assistant roles, but there’s also a great deal of opportunity in learning support roles, as well as roles in SEN schools. Read our guide to learn more about the variety of opportunity within education.

If you’d like to find out more about opportunities available to you within education as a graduate, get in touch with our team – we’d love to hear from you! We’re always looking for top graduates with a passion for making a positive difference within education. If you decide working in education is right for you, why not take a look at our Step Into Teaching graduate scheme to find the perfect role for you?