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 - 94% 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 £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 
  • 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 course. 

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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