Explore my options

There are plenty of great ways to make a difference by getting into teaching. How you go about it will depend on your personal circumstances, qualifications, and the subject and age group you want to teach.

We’re here to help every step of the way – whether you’re changing profession, considering your postgraduate career options, or thinking about studying for a degree with qualified teacher status. We also offer support to qualified and trainee teachers from overseas, with extra help available to teach maths or physics.

If you want to train as a primary or secondary teacher, you can explore your options by using the boxes below. Alternatively, you can find out more about teaching at early years and further education levels, or returning to the profession after taking a break.

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Upcoming events

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  • Males into Primary Teaching conference

    21 April 2015 AT 14:00

    The Males into Primary Teaching conference is an unmissable event for male students who want a real insight into primary teaching as a career option and studying a teacher training course at university.

    Cheltenham Open
  • Teaching Information Event

    21 April 2015 AT 16:00

    This event is open to candidates interested in training to teach Primary or Secondary in local schools. There will be an opportunity to meet Headteachers and staff from our outstanding training provider Bromley Schools Collegiate to discuss the School Direct Training programmes. 

    Chislehurst Open
  • Train to Teach Sunderland

    21 April 2015 AT 17:00

    This event at the Sunderland Marriott offers an introduction to kick-starting your career in teaching and the chance to get your training questions answered.

    Sunderland Open
  • School Direct (Primary General) and Early Years Introductory Evening

    21 April 2015 AT 19:00

    A presentation about Bourton Meadow Academy and the Teacher Training Centre and an outline of the School Direct Training Programmes on offer for September 2015, including details on eligibility and funding arrangements

    Buckingham Open