Return to teaching
If you’re considering returning to teaching, the transition may be much easier than you expect. Whether you left to bring up a family or explore a different career, there’s lots of support available to help you become one of the thousands of teachers who come back to the profession each year. Find out about getting back into a career where you can make a real difference every day.
If you’re ready to come back, we’re here to help – particularly if you’re thinking of going back to teaching an English Baccalaureate (Ebacc) subject (English, maths, biology, chemistry, physics, computer science, history, geography, or a language). To find out more:
- contact our team on 0800 085 0971 to complete your registration and find out what support is available to help you return
- visit our resources page for returning teachers, providing support on everything from the new Teachers’ Standards to behaviour management
On average, a classroom teacher earns £37,400 a year, with excellent opportunities for progression. Find out more about pay and conditions.
New programme for EBacc teachers
If you’d like to return to a career teaching an EBacc subject, you could get free tailored support from local groups of schools. Working with the schools, you’ll identify exactly what support and training you need to enable your return to teaching. This could include:
- subject knowledge training
- training to update knowledge of classroom practice, behaviour management, assessment frameworks and other current education initiatives
- access to classroom experience and mentor support
To find out more contact our team on 0800 085 0971, and we’ll let you know about the schools near you that are offering this exciting new programme.
Support for maths and physics teachers
If you’re considering returning to teach maths or physics, you can benefit from a bespoke package of support. This includes personalised one-to-one advice, opportunities to observe classroom practice, and access to resources so you can update your subject and curriculum knowledge. Find out more about support for returning maths and physics teachers.
We’re also working with lead schools across the country to design and deliver a range of free subject specialism training in secondary maths and physics. The training will help serving and returning teachers to improve their subject knowledge and skills in the teaching of secondary maths and physics – find out more.
If you want to return to teach one of these subjects, contact our team on 0800 085 0971 to find out how we can help.
Thousands of former teachers return to the profession every year
- 02 December 2015 AT 08:30
A full day of workshops, lesson observations and advice on applying.Training Centre
- 02 December 2015 AT 09:00
Christ Church Brondesbury Primary School, together with LDBS SCITT, provides a well-established School Direct programme that equips trainees well for employment in schools in London and further afield.London
- 02 December 2015 AT 09:00
This is a 2 day teaching taster course running from 9am–3.30pm each day, for those interested in secondary teaching.London
- 02 December 2015 AT 09:30
An open morning for potential applicants to teacher training at Twynham School, Christchurch, the lead school for the Bournemouth Poole & Dorset Secondary Training Partnership.Christchurch