Average Primary School Teacher Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Primary School Teacher in United Kingdom is £25,782.
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Job Description for Primary School Teacher

Primary School Teacher Tasks
  • Connect curriculum standards to daily objectives, teaching children according to instructional goals.
  • Communicate student progress to parents and guardians.
  • Develop and implement activities, classroom materials, and resources.
  • Monitor and evaluate student progress and achievement.
  • Manage a safe and hygienic classroom environment, ensuring physical and mental security.

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Popular Skills for Primary School Teacher

Skills in Childhood Education, Curriculum Planning, English Language, Team Leadership and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Primary School Teacher

An entry-level Primary School Teacher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £22,581 based on 144 salaries. An early career Primary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £24,554 based on 1,138 salaries. A mid-career Primary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,929 based on 493 salaries. An experienced Primary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £31,353 based on 365 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £32,529.
Employees with Primary School Teacher in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 14.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Coventry, England: West Midlands (10.1% less), Birmingham, England: West Midlands (8.6% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (7.3% less).

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