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Education & Social Affairs in Berlin

Bildung & Soziales in Berlin
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Dear educators, social workers, development workers, specialist teachers, psychologists, pedagogues and colleagues – the education and social affairs sector in Berlin covers a wide range of professions. More than 200,000 Berliners work in this field. This high level of employment puts the sector in first place among Berlin’s most important occupational groups.

Jobs can be found in areas such as child and youth welfare, further and continuing education, projects with senior citizens, self-help encouragement and support, disability assistance, social management, but also in the Federal Voluntary Service and in research. Potential employers in Berlin and Brandenburg include: 

  • Playschools
  • Youth institutions
  • Educational institutions
  • District centers
  • Contact and advice centers
  • Adult education centers
  • Language schools
  • Youth clubs
  • Welfare associations
  •  Addiction counselling services
  • Orphanages
  • State agency for health and social affairs
  • State agency for disabled persons 
  • And others

Associations such as AWO (Workers’ Welfare Association) or small clubs such as Bik e.V. (Berlin Institute for Infant Pedagogics and Childcare for Families) are also constantly on the lookout for educators, teachers and pedagogues.

The sector is very family-friendly Approx. 40 percent of all teachers and trainers work part-time, whereas for educators the figure is more than half. This makes it easy to combine work and family life. Begin your job search now! It will be worth your while.

Studying and training in the field of Education and Social Affairs in Berlin

Around 20 percent of all students in Berlin have plans for a career in one of the multi-faceted and people-oriented professional fields. The high level of interest shown by young people in this sector is also reflected in the age breakdown of the workforce. Almost a third of all educators, teachers and trainers are between the ages of 25 and 34. With six training occupations, a multitude of further education opportunities and more than 25 study occupations, Berlin is an outstanding environment in which to enter this sector. The job prospects are good and highly promising for young people starting out in their careers.

Science and research in the field of Education and Social Affairs in Berlin

Research is carried out at the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB), for example, which focuses on the following areas among others:

  • Education, work, life prospects
  • Market and decision-making
  • Migration and diversity

Furthermore, the Berlin Institute for Social Research (BIS) and the Institute for Social Research and Social Policy (ISG) deal with education and social affairs. 

Companies

FinMent GmbH
JobCoaching, Training & Personalentwicklung
pädquis Stiftung b.R.
Aktionsbündnis gegen AIDS
Femtec GmbH
BECHLER Kollaborationsberatung
Togetherwecan
IBI - Institut für Bildung in der Informationsgesellschaft
VICTORIA | Internationale Hochschule
Ecosia
Kulturvolk | Freie Volksbühne Berlin e. V.
Verbund Offener Werkstätten e.V.
mediale pfade.org - Verein für Medienbildung e.V.
Mozilla Corporation
DCI Digital Career Institute gGmbH
Pixaera
GemmaGirls
BIMM Institute Berlin
Benefit BGM
Kita Domino
Bundesverband für Kindertagespflege e. V.
Bundesarchitektenkammer
studierendenWERK Berlin
Freiwillige Selbstkontrolle Multimedia-Diensteanbieter (FSM) e.V.
PROVIEH e.V.
GWriters
Kids Circle
Kooperative Berlin Medienproduktion GmbH
LTS Language & Testing Service GmbH
sofatutor GmbH
Bundesvereinigung Kulturelle Kinder- und Jugendbildung e.V.
Charly Education (PlusPeter)
nebenan.de
Personalmanagement Gramm
Elite IB Tutors
The Kabbalah Centre Berlin
GVI( Gold Venture Investment)
FSM - Freiwillige Selbstkontrolle Multimedia-Diensteanbieter e.V.
immo-magic gmbh
Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland e.V.
Landesverband der Kita- und Schulfördervereine Berlin-Brandenburg e.V. (lsfb)
DIS AG
BIBA Berlin Personaldienstleistungen UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
BAS Business And Science GmbH
AKATE Akademie für Technik
Stiftung Bildung
KBB - Kulturveranstaltungen des Bundes in Berlin GmbH
Bündnis Bürgerenergie e.V.
Internationale Jugendgemeinschaftsdienste LV Berlin e.V. (ijgd)
Boostability Co & Ag
Konnektiv Kollektiv GmbH
LIFE e.V.
Stephanus Stiftung
pimento formate UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
BIBA Kindertagesstätten gUG (haftungsbeschränkt)
MINDSHYFT UG
Bauakademie Performance Management GmbH
Nachbarschaftsheim Schöneberg
Landau Media GmbH & Co. KG
Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI)
RAW Kultur L e.G.
Femtec GmbH
BIBA Kindertagesstätten gUG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Internationale Jugendgemeinschaftsdienste LV Berlin e.V. (ijgd)
AKATE Akademie für Technik
Nachbarschaftsheim Schöneberg
immo-magic gmbh
Benefit BGM
mediale pfade.org - Verein für Medienbildung e.V.
Ecosia
LTS Language & Testing Service GmbH
VICTORIA | Internationale Hochschule
Landesverband der Kita- und Schulfördervereine Berlin-Brandenburg e.V. (lsfb)
DIS AG
Stephanus Stiftung
BIMM Institute Berlin
LIFE e.V.
Personalmanagement Gramm
pimento formate UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
FSM - Freiwillige Selbstkontrolle Multimedia-Diensteanbieter e.V.
The Kabbalah Centre Berlin
RAW Kultur L e.G.
Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland e.V.
Kulturvolk | Freie Volksbühne Berlin e. V.
nebenan.de
Aktionsbündnis gegen AIDS
Togetherwecan
Landau Media GmbH & Co. KG
GemmaGirls
Verbund Offener Werkstätten e.V.
pädquis Stiftung b.R.
Elite IB Tutors
Kita Domino
Bundesarchitektenkammer
Bündnis Bürgerenergie e.V.
Charly Education (PlusPeter)
sofatutor GmbH
Kids Circle
GVI( Gold Venture Investment)
Bundesverband für Kindertagespflege e. V.
BIBA Berlin Personaldienstleistungen UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
BECHLER Kollaborationsberatung
Pixaera
IBI - Institut für Bildung in der Informationsgesellschaft
Bauakademie Performance Management GmbH
DCI Digital Career Institute gGmbH
Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI)
Konnektiv Kollektiv GmbH
GWriters
Mozilla Corporation
Boostability Co & Ag
MINDSHYFT UG
KBB - Kulturveranstaltungen des Bundes in Berlin GmbH
Freiwillige Selbstkontrolle Multimedia-Diensteanbieter (FSM) e.V.
Kooperative Berlin Medienproduktion GmbH
JobCoaching, Training & Personalentwicklung
Stiftung Bildung
PROVIEH e.V.
BAS Business And Science GmbH
studierendenWERK Berlin
Bundesvereinigung Kulturelle Kinder- und Jugendbildung e.V.
FinMent GmbH