Training to teach primary as a PE specialist
By specialising in PE as a primary school teacher, you’ll play an important role in the development of how the subject is taught in your school while also delivering high-quality lessons across the curriculum.
What you need to know
As a PE specialist trainee, you’ll learn how to teach a diverse range of physical activities and team sports safely. It’ll be your responsibility to instil confidence in every child and give them an enthusiasm for exercise, regardless of their natural ability. But your training won’t just set you up to be an authority in PE.
You’ll also learn how to teach to a high standard across the primary curriculum, introducing the basic concepts of each subject to ensure pupils succeed in secondary education.
Once qualified you’ll be ensured job security, and benefit from a competitive starting salary of at least £24,373, or £30,480 in inner London. Additionally, teaching offers access to a wealth of other benefits – from a generous pension to enjoying the flexibility of school holidays, up to 13 weeks, which are unique to the profession.
Financial support for teacher training
08 April 2020 - 13:00
Find out about the range of financial incentives and support available to help fund your teacher training. Our panel will answer all of your questions about bursaries, scholarships and salaried School Direct courses. We'll also discuss the eligibility criteria for bursaries and scholarships, and how to apply for financial support.
Change career to teaching
04 May 2020 - 19:30
Considering changing career to teaching? Not sure about the next step? Our teaching advisers will discuss the different routes available to help you retrain and experiences of the obstacles faced when changing career.
Secondary school teaching
11 May 2020 - 19:30
This online event will provide advice on all things secondary teaching. It will offer helpful hints and tips on the different training options available and how to choose the right option for you.