Training to teach computing

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 £58,881, with many earning significantly more 
  • you could benefit from the Teachers’ Student Loan Reimbursement scheme


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What to expect 

Now is a great time to become a computing teacher. With more children in schools learning about programming and information technology, the subject is playing a more important role than ever before.

As a computing teacher, you’ll:

  • be in demand; with record numbers of students opting to take computing at GCSE level
  • help young people develop skills to succeed and excel in thriving creative industries
  • contribute to a subject of growing importance to industry and society

Your training will enable you to introduce young minds to the fundamentals of computing, all the way up to learning brand new programming languages. As a result, you’ll be able to plan exciting lessons that enable you to develop young people’s understanding of programming, publishing and other skill sets. Find out more on choosing the best teacher training course. 

Enhance your subject knowledge 

 If you don’t have a computing 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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