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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  • Welcoming men into primary

    25 April 2015 AT 09:30

    A taster session for men interested in primary school teaching to experience the primary curriculum in a class setting.

    London Open
  • School Experience days

    27 April 2015 AT 08:30

    Join us for a day – on any day between 27 April and 1 May – to experience school life and find out more about the School Direct programme.

    Killingworth Open
  • Teacher Training Taster Day

    27 April 2015 AT 08:45

    Find out if Secondary School Teaching may be for you. If you think you may want to become a secondary school teacher then join us to find out more. You will have an opportunity to experience the School in action, observe learning in your chosen subject area and talk to current trainees, teachers and learners. 

    Coggeshall Open
  • Inspiring Leaders Teacher Training School Direct open event

    27 April 2015 AT 15:30

    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