The United Kingdom has announced that it will pay an annual salary of over N15 million to Nigerians who are willing to migrate there and work as teachers.
- The United Kingdom has recently announced an attractive salary package for Nigerian teachers who are willing to migrate and work there.
- According to a statement on the official website of the UK government, qualified educators from Nigeria, Ghana, Singapore, South Africa, and Hong Kong are able to apply for this opportunity.
From February 2023, the minimum annual salary for Nigerian teachers moving to the United Kingdom will be set at 15 million naira.
This salary package is specially designed for non-UK citizens. This is for teachers who are qualified to teach in the United Kingdom and are from countries outside Europe such as Nigeria. It is important to note here that a teacher’s salary is affected by their qualifications and the field they teach.
In December 2022, it was reported that the UK had added Nigeria to the list of African countries, whose residents are eligible to apply for qualified teaching positions through the UK teaching regulator starting from February 2023.
Other eligible countries are; Hong Kong, India, Jamaica, Singapore, South Africa, Ukraine and Zimbabwe.
According to The Punch, those who are interested in applying do not need to have their primary teaching qualifications in order to be eligible because the country provides a training program for those who are planning to emigrate.
Those interested in applying do not need their primary education qualification to be eligible. This is because a training program will be provided for people who are planning to migrate. The starting salary for all qualified teachers will be at least 28,000 £28,000 and a maximum of £38,810.
Salaries for -instructors employed in London will be higher.
The United Kingdom continued by saying, “You can be placed into the higher pay range for instructors if you can demonstrate excellence against all of the teaching standards.” This award is given to teachers who have made a significant and ongoing contribution to their school.
Schools have the authority to increase salaries on their own.
Each school decides on its own salary structure for eligible teaching candidates. It is expected that pay raises would always be based on performance rather than duration of service, and that these increases will be evaluated annually.
A detailed breakdown of the compensation packages by location reveals that teachers in England, excluding London, would earn a minimum of £28,000 and a maximum of £38,810. For inner London, beneficiary teachers will receive £34,502 as the minimum income, and £44,756 as the maximum pay. Schools have the authority to increase salaries on their own, and it is expected that pay raises would always be based on performance rather than duration of service, and that these increases will be evaluated annually.
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Conclusion: This is a great opportunity for Nigerian teachers. Who are trying to work and live in the United Kingdom.
Attractive salary package along with training program for those who are planning to migrate. making it a unique opportunity for qualified educators.