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Training to teach primary

By training to teach primary, you’ll have an extraordinary impact during some of the most crucial years of a child’s development. No two days will ever be the same as you teach subjects across the curriculum. You could also be eligible for a bursary to help fund your training. Alternatively, you could earn a salary while you train with School Direct (salaried) or Teach First.

As a primary teacher, you can set children up to succeed from the start, making sure they all have access to a brilliant education. The impact you can have as a primary teacher is immense.

Primary teachers often teach the same class different subjects, so your training will also equip you with the skills you need to respond to your pupils’ individual needs. As a result, you’ll discover how to fulfil an increasingly pastoral role in the classroom, helping children feel at ease and settled into school life.

Once qualified you’ll be ensured job security, and benefit from a competitive starting salary of at least £22,467, or £28,098 in inner London.

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Train to Teach Belfast

21 January 2017 10:00

This event in Belfast will give you the chance to ask experts about your teacher training options and what it’s like to teach

Belfast

Train to Teach Ipswich

24 January 2017 16:30

This event in Ipswich will give you the chance to ask experts about your teacher training options and what it’s like to teach.

Ipswich

Train to Teach York

28 January 2017 10:00

This event in York will give you the chance to ask experts about your teacher training options and what it’s like to teach.

York

Train to Teach Nottingham

02 February 2017 16:30

This event in Nottingham will give you the chance to ask experts about your teacher training options and what it’s like to teach.

Nottingham