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Training to teach chemistry

The benefits 

  • you could get a tax-free bursary of £26,000 or a £28,000 scholarship to support your training 
  • further funding for training with a tuition fee and 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
  • great employment rates - 95% of newly qualified teachers are employed in a teaching role six months after qualifying
  • once you qualify, you’ll benefit from a competitive salary of at least £22,917, or £28,660 in inner London; as your career progresses, so will your salary – in fact, teachers in leadership roles earn on average £57,500, with many earning significantly more 
  • you could benefit from the Teachers’ Student Loan Reimbursement scheme

 

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What to expect

As a core subject, schools require high-quality chemistry teachers. So there’s never been a better time to use your skills and knowledge in chemistry to inspire young minds.

Your training will prepare you for a number of classroom scenarios – from learning how to introduce students to atoms, elements and particles, to demonstrating impressive chemical reactions safely. While being surrounded by a team of mentors and tutors, you’ll become a confident and inspiring teacher. Find out more on choosing the best teacher training route

Enhance your subject knowledge 

If you don’t have a chemistry degree, or need to refresh your knowledge, you could complete a fully funded subject knowledge enhancement (SKE) course before you start your training – find out more

 

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Return to teaching

01 August 2018 18:30

Are you looking to get back into teaching? If you've been a teacher before and are looking to return, our online event will help answer any queries you have! This is an exclusive Q&A with our return to teaching advisers!

Preparing for your teacher training

06 August 2018 18:30

If you've been offered a teacher training place, this online session will answer your questions on how best to prepare for your teacher training.

Preparing for your 2019 application

13 August 2018 18:30

If you are planning on applying for a teacher training course in 2019, this online session will answer your questions on how best to prepare for your application.

Preparing for your teacher training

22 August 2018 12:00

If you've been offered a teacher training place, this online session will answer your questions on how best to prepare for your teacher training.