Training to teach primary as a maths specialist

As a trainee primary teacher specialising in maths, you’ll discover how to use your ability in the subject to make a real difference to young pupils’ lives. This also includes training to deliver quality teaching across the diverse primary curriculum – from science to the arts, history, geography, and basic computing skills.

Great quality maths specialists are in demand – with training bursaries of up to £6,000 available for eligible candidates. 

As a maths specialist it’ll be your responsibility to act as an authority on the subject within your school, influencing how high-quality maths teaching is delivered in all classes.

Through your teacher training, you’ll develop the skills to become an expert in teaching maths to children between the primary ages of 5 and 11. You’ll take a lead in inspiring them to overcome barriers, solve problems, and elevate their enthusiasm for the subject. Teaching maths as a specialist has never been more important:

  • you’ll ensure every child gets the chance to leave primary school and begin secondary education with the best opportunity to succeed
  • you'll increase essential maths skills needed for everyday life

Once you’ve qualified, you’ll benefit from a competitive starting salary of at least £22,917, or £28,660 in inner London.

With a 2:2 or higher, you'll be eligible for a bursary of £6k as a trainee primary maths specialist

Starting salary of up to

£28k*

once qualified

*Find out more

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Train to Teach University of Birmingham

25 October 2017 15:00

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

Birmingham

Train to Teach York

31 October 2017 16:30

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 Edge Hill University

01 November 2017 15:00

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

Liverpool

Train to Teach University of Reading

02 November 2017 16:30

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

Reading