Careers ServiceI want to work in higher and further education

Sector overview

Visit Prospects' site to get an overview of the teacher training and education sector.

Typical job profiles

Further education

Become a teacher in the Further Education sector - youtube video from the Education and Training Foundation

College Development Network promoting CPD and best practice across the UK

Colleges Scotland - includes list of member colleges with links to websites

Teaching in Further Education Advice

Recruitment sites for further education

Scottish recruitment tends to be individual college websites but some colleges advertise on:


  • FEcareers - recruitment across the UK
  • - recruitment only covering England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Higher education

Pursuing an academic career Vitae

Recruitment sites for higher education

Professional bodies