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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
17 April 2018 16:30
This event in Doncaster will give you the chance to ask experts about your teacher training options and what it’s like to teach.
02 May 2018 16:30
This event in Derby will give you the chance to ask experts about your teacher training options and what it’s like to teach.
24 May 2018 16:00
This event in London will give you the chance to ask experts about your teacher training options and what it’s like to teach.
24 March 2018 10:00
Whether you’re just getting started on your application, or are close to submitting it, you will find lots of help and support at our application workshops.