Teaching; your future, their future. Click to view the interactive video.

We can help you get into teaching

As a teacher, you can inspire the next generation and help them realise their ambitions. That means you can go home each day knowing you’ve made a real difference, giving all young people the chance to fulfil their potential.

If you want to grab that opportunity, we’re here to help you kick-start your new career. Register with us to receive personalised support, advice, and access to exclusive events. Use this site to keep track of your progress towards making a successful application to teacher training, and receive personalised information each time you log in.

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Watch this video for helpful tips on getting into teaching, from real trainees and experienced teachers. Transcript (PDF, 48KB)

I worked for a bank, then in recruitment, and I realised an office environment wasn’t for me. I didn’t feel like I was making a difference. But you can as a teacher.

Samantha Webster, assistant headteacher

Upcoming events

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  • LDBS SCITT – Teaching Taster Course

    29 April 2015 AT 09:00

    This two-day event is aimed at graduates who are interested in applying for School Direct (general primary and secondary) and core PGCE (in Early Years or general primary). We are a London based provider, providing highly personalised training that equips trainees well for employment in schools in London and further afield.

    London Open
  • Transform Teaching School Alliance School Direct open event

    29 April 2015 AT 14:00

    Please drop into this event to discuss how to apply for school direct, how the course is run, funding avaliable, places within local schools. There will be opportunity to talk to course leaders. We are looking forward to meeting you and answering your questions.

    Nottingham Open
  • Train to teach information evening

    29 April 2015 AT 15:30

    Come along to our information event to discuss how you can get into secondary teaching with TKAT Teacher Training.

    Portsmouth Open
  • Primary School Direct Open Day

    29 April 2015 AT 16:00

    This open day will provide an introduction to School Direct across the Essendine Teaching Alliance. The programme includes a tour of the school, an introduction to key members of staff, an outline of our School Direct programme, and information about the application process.

    Maida Vale Open