The UK dangles £28,000 a year to Nigerian teachers | Daily News Byte


Nigerian teachers immigrating to the United Kingdom from February 2023 will attract a minimum annual remuneration of £28,000.

According to data obtained from the United Kingdom government website, which provides guidance to non-UK nationals who wish to teach in the UK but have qualifications outside a European country, it was noted that salary remuneration will depend on qualification and region in which A teacher is applying to teach.

Saturday Punch There are reports that the UK earlier in December listed Nigeria among African countries whose citizens can now apply for qualified teacher status through the United Kingdom’s Teaching Regulation Agency from February 2023.

Other foreign countries include Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Jamaica, Singapore, South Africa, Ukraine and Zimbabwe.

Saturday Punch Reports that applicants do not even require initial education qualifications as the country offers a training program for potential migrants.

In data for remuneration, the UK noted, “All qualified teachers will have a starting salary of at least £28,000. This will be higher for teachers working in London. Your school will have its own pay scale for qualified teachers. Pay increases will always be linked to performance, not length of service, and will be reviewed annually.

Breaking down the salary scale by position, the UK said 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 a minimum salary of £34,502 and a maximum salary of £44,756.

Speaking further, UK said, “If you can excel against all teacher standards, you can be placed in the higher salary range for teachers. This is for teachers who make a consistent and significant contribution to their school.”


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