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Primary as a maths specialist

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 £22,467, or £28,098 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 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