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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  • Sutton SCITT/School Direct Open morning

    06 May 2015 AT 09:00

    Get the chance to learn more about our teacher training routes as well as observe some lessons in your chosen subject.

    Sutton Open
  • L.E.A.D. Urban Teaching School Alliance School Direct open event

    06 May 2015 AT 15:30

    Please drop into this event to discuss how to apply for school direct, find out how the course is run, what funding is avaliable, and more information on places within local schools.

    Nottingham Open
  • Get into Teaching with WRPITT

    06 May 2015 AT 17:00

    Anyone interested in becoming a teacher is invited to a special open evening where they can find out all they need to know about training – from a teacher training provider rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted.

    Pontefract Open
  • National Forest Teaching School – School Direct Information Event

    06 May 2015 AT 18:00

    This is a chance for anyone who is interested in applying for School Direct or our SCITT programmes to come and visit our newly refurbished Training Centre and meet our team.

    Burton on Trent Open