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. 

The benefits

further funding for training with a tuition fee, maintenance loan and extra financial support if you're a parent or have a disability 

when you register with us, you’ll receive practical advice and guidance from our team of experienced teachers via our free Teacher Training Adviser service  

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 start on a salary of at least £24,373, or £30,480 in inner London. As your career progresses, so will your salary – teachers in leadership roles can earn on average £58,881, with many earning significantly more.