Take your engineering skills into the classroom
As a graduate of engineering, your skills in logical thinking, problem-solving and strong numeracy will provide a natural transition to teaching subjects such as maths, physics, chemistry or computing – subjects that are in demand in schools. You’ll also provide pupils the chance to conquer a subject that’s a gateway to other careers and employment. Many engineers successfully retrain as teachers every year and there's lots of support available throughout the application process.
- you could get a tax-free bursary of up to £26,000 to train as a teacher, or you could apply for a prestigious scholarship
- further funding for training with a tuition fee, maintenance loan and extra financial support
- when you register with us, you'll receive support from a teaching expert, who will answer all your questions and assist with your application
What to expect
As a trainee teacher, you’ll learn the skills to plan and deliver engaging lessons that inspire the best results from your pupils. You’ll be assisted by a team of mentors and tutors, helping you become a confident and inspiring teacher.
Once you qualify, you’ll benefit from a competitive salary of at least £23,720, or £29,664 in inner London; as your career progresses, so will your salary – in fact, teachers in leadership roles earn on average £58,100, with many earning significantly more.
Enhance your subject knowledge
If you need to refresh your knowledge, you could complete a fully funded subject knowledge enhancement (SKE) course before you start your training.
Train to Teach Nottingham
08 October 2019 - 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.
Train to Teach London
12 October 2019 - 10:00
This event in London will give you the chance to ask experts about your teacher training options and what it’s like to teach.
Train to Teach Liverpool
15 October 2019 - 16:30
This event in Liverpool will give you the chance to ask experts about your teacher training options and what it’s like to teach.