Primary School Teacher Salary

The average Primary School Teacher salary in UK is £31,676.28

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Primary School Teacher Job Description Summary

What is a primary school teacher

On average, primary school teachers earn around £31,676.28 per year in the UK. A teacher in a primary school setting provides education to children aged 5 - 11, in years 1 to 6 at key stages 1 and 2. They teach a wide range of subjects such as maths, english and science and plan lessons that are both engaging for the children and ensure they are compliant with government guidelines. They also look out for their wellbeing, happiness and progress.

How to earn more as a primary school teacher

There are 2 main paths to becoming a primary school teacher the most common is to embark on a university course or enrol in an apprenticeship scheme, If your university course is not a training degree, you can apply for a post graduate teaching degree. You could work in a school environment in an unqualified position and work your way toward this role however to make to most of this position, it would be advantageous and more desirable to have a qualification to back up your experience. You can also boost your income by working in a private school.

Average Salary: £31,676.28

Min: £19,344.00 Max: £42,640.00

Average Primary School Teacher Salary in UK: £31,676.28


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Salary by Region

Compare Primary School Teacher salaries across different regions

Region Salary
Scotland £36,163.66
Wales £22,187.41
Northern Ireland £31,349.00
East Midlands £28,316.05
Eastern £30,995.33
London £37,475.73
North East £28,691.82
North West £28,451.85
South East £29,582.85
South West £28,438.91
West Midlands £30,476.93
Yorkshire and the Humber £30,833.38