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|English Teacher salaries - 136 salaries reported||£20/hr|
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|English Teacher salaries - 12 salaries reported||£8/hr|
|English Teacher salaries - 12 salaries reported||£27,295/yr|
|English Teacher salaries - 11 salaries reported||£30,906/yr|
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|English Teacher salaries - 11 salaries reported||£39,040/yr|
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The average salary for an English Teacher is £40,987 per year in United Kingdom. Salaries estimates are based on 1771 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an English Teacher employees in United Kingdom.
The highest salary for an English Teacher in United Kingdom is £70,150 per year.
The lowest salary for an English Teacher in United Kingdom is £31,021 per year.
English teachers enjoy meaningful work, high job security, and the ability to work across different catchment areas. Salaries are generally higher at private or public schools than at comprehensive and grammar schools. Pay typically rises with seniority, so English teachers with significant work experience make more money than new entrants to the field. Teachers of all levels can earn extra income by electing to teach summer school courses or by taking on freelance tutoring work.
Qualifications are an important factor influencing your salary as an English teacher, so take into account both the age range you're teaching and your own academic credentials. Primary and secondary schools require a bachelor's degree, but earning a master's degree or a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) warrants higher pay over time. Alternatively, any additional courses or certifications help boost your annual earnings.
A qualification such as the Cambridge English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) certification gives you credibility and means you can teach English to non-native speakers both at home and abroad. And if you specialise in teaching English as a foreign language, you can pursue additional qualifications, such as a Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Delta) or a Master's in Applied Linguistics or TESOL, which will help you stand out in the job market and increase your earning potential.
When searching for an English teacher job, keep in mind that salary is determined by experience, skill, and reputation, so bring proof of your value to the negotiating table. From positive reviews from students to examples of how you helped them throughout the year, showing evidence of your hard work can help increase your salary. Research average teacher salaries near you to learn which number to ask for, and always factor benefits into the deal. Generally, teachers are paid within a set range at state schools, but bear in mind additional PTO or upgraded equipment.
About 59.49% of English Teacher professionals feel satisfied with their salary, according to anonymous Glassdoor ratings. An additional £4,289 in potential pay per year, among other factors, can qualify the annual pay of an English Teacher in United Kingdom as a good salary.
English Teacher professionals in United Kingdom have a wide total pay range, between £25,657 and £181,464 depending on experience, with an estimated total pay of £40,987 following the average career path of an English Teacher.