English Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Education

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English Skills List in Education

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an English role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of English job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 71% of English job descriptions contained english teacher as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

english teacher
71%
qts
36%
english literature
30%
pgce
30%
secondary teacher
30%
english language
24%
english lecturer
24%
secondary school teacher
18%
teacher of english
18%
english
18%
supply teacher
18%
cover teacher
18%
head of english
18%
teacher
12%
ect
12%
english teacher teaching english
12%
assessment
6%
records
6%
english tutor
6%
early career teacher
6%
education
6%
teaching and learning
6%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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