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We can help you get into teaching

Start a new rewarding career this September by taking your skills and experience into the classroom, inspiring the next generation and helping them realise their ambitions.

So far 25,000 people have secured a place on a teacher training course starting this September – you could join them. Places are still available in most subjects, but you should apply now for the best chance of securing a place at your chosen provider. Read our handy checklist to help you prepare your application. To receive tailored support during the application process, make sure you register with us.

Find out more about switching to a career in teaching from current teachers and trainees. Transcript (PDF, 202KB)

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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Premier Pathways – Get into Teaching

31 May 2016 12:30

An interactive presentation and workshop on the benefits of teaching, and explaining the different routes into teaching.


Ark Teacher Training information evening

31 May 2016 18:00

A chance to learn about the Ark Teacher Training programme and get application advice.


Changing Career – drop-in sessions

02 June 2016 17:00

Join us for a coffee with a Teach First recruiter


Oxford Brookes University – PGCE primary open day

04 June 2016 09:00

Come along to our open day and find out about training to be a primary teacher on our PGCE course.