A Secondary School Teacher earns an average salary of £28,951 per year. A skill in Teaching is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

£21,103 - £41,966
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£29K
£42K
MEDIAN: £28,956
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90%
£7.83 - £29.72
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MEDIAN: £15.73
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£0£42K
Salary £21,103 - £41,966
Bonus £145 - £6,243
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£21,036 - £42,852
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,093
Hourly Data £0£993
Hourly Rate £7.83 - £29.72
Overtime £1.51 - £993
Annual Data £0£42K
Bonus £145 - £6,243
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£21,036 - £42,852
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

Job Description for Secondary School Teacher

Secondary school teachers generally work in a middle school or high school environment and administer lessons to students. This often involves teaching large classes of students, so it is important to show authority and be able to control a large group of people. Some students may have behavioral problems, so it is important not only to help administer coursework, but also to help shape student personality and behavior.

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Secondary School Teacher Tasks

  • Instruct via lectures, discussions, and demonstrations in one or more subjects at the post primary level.
  • Maintain student records.
  • Create, administer, and grade tests and assignments to measure students' progress.
  • Establish and enforce behavioral and procedural rules.

Secondary School Teacher Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Secondary School Teacher

Pay by Experience for a Secondary School Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Secondary School Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤25,000 based on 314 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Secondary School Teacher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤32,000 based on 175 salaries. An experienced Secondary School Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤36,000 based on 144 salaries. A Secondary School Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤37,000 based on 45 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £29,145

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Secondary School Teacher Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Secondary School Teacher?

Secondary School Teacher in luton:
"No 2 days are alike as with school placement."
Pros: The flexibility to do work or decline.
Cons: No adequate holiday pay.

Secondary School Teacher in Swindon:
Pros: Job satisfaction. Holidays.
Cons: Stress. Workload. Hours.

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Key Stats for Secondary School Teacher

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Secondary School Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

Experienced
▲23%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
₤29,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Secondary School Teacher Salaries

Teaching
▲18%

Organizing
▼0%

National Average
₤29,000

English Language
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 83%