Training to teach biology

When you teach biology, you’ll be responsible for introducing students to all manner of significant processes, from the human body to the natural world. You’ll be setting them up to succeed in a diverse range of important careers.

The benefits

you could get a tax-free bursary of £7,000 to support your training 

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

once 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 biology 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 £25,714, or £32,157 in inner London. As your career progresses, so will your salary – more information on teachers' pay ranges can be found on the teachers' salary page.