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We can help you get into teaching

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

Over 24,000 people have applied to start teacher training in 2016 so far – an average of nearly 300 per day. Places are still available, 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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  • Surrey-wide - information event

    06 February 2016 AT 09:00

    Come and meet a variety of ITT providers from Surrey.

    Guildford
  • Return to Teach London

    06 February 2016 AT 09:30

    This event in London will allow you the chance to speak to experts about returning to teaching.

    London
  • University of Derby - Numeracy Skills Test Preparation Day

    06 February 2016 AT 09:30

    Our Numeracy Skills Test preparation days will help to equip you for the numeracy test you’re required to pass in order to gain a place on a teacher training course.

    Derby
  • Get into Teaching conference

    06 February 2016 AT 09:30

    This morning conference is aimed at: • anyone considering post graduate primary or secondary teacher training • those with conditional or unconditional offers for post graduate primary or secondary teacher training places with Ashton Sixth Form College or Cardinal Newman College • current trainees with Ashton Sixth Form College (Tameside School Direct Partnership) or Cardinal Newman College (Newman Teaching Alliance) Themes: Explore maths and numeracy teaching in yr 6 primary and yr 7 secondary Explore science/physics teaching in yr 6 primary and yr 7 secondary Survival tips - surviving your training year and your first year as an NQT Pedagogy and practice talks

    Manchester