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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  • University of Reading Information Evening

    27 April 2015 AT 16:00

    The University of Reading hosts regular Information Meetings to explain School Direct and other routes into Initial Teacher Training. 

    Reading Open
  • London school led train to teach events

    27 April 2015 AT 17:00

    London schools are holding a series of school led train to teach events to provide information and support to potential applicants looking for teacher training places starting September 2015.

    Hillingdon Open
  • STEM Train to Teach Event

    27 April 2015 AT 18:00

    An opportunity to find out more about routes into teaching, the salaries and bursaries available while you train, and tips and advice on the application process.

    High Wycombe Open
  • Teach Surrey Information Event

    28 April 2015 AT 09:30

    Information events for those wishing to train to teach at primary or secondary level with Surrey’s Outstanding School Centred Initial Teacher Training provider.

    Guildford Open