An interesting post on the HR Director site giving details of recent research in relation to teaching in further education and the flexibility it can offer working parents.
Recent research indicates a strong desire among working parents for more flexible job opportunities, emphasising work-life balance, flexible hours, and leveraging existing skills. A notable 88% are open to part-time or flexible roles, highlighting a significant gap in current work structures. Transitioning to Further Education teaching could be a viable option, offering both industry relevance and flexible schedules, with 40% of FE teachers on part-time contracts. This pathway not only addresses flexibility concerns but also fosters the next generation of industry professionals.