Training to teach languages

Teaching languages requires creativity to find ways to bring a language and culture to life and to engage and inspire students. Creating your own interactive class materials and developing innovative teaching methods will allow you to constantly challenge yourself and your class. 

The benefits

you could get £32,000 to teach languages - a £26,000 tax-free bursary while you train and a further £6,000 after tax once in teaching; alternatively, you could receive a prestigious scholarship with £28,000 tax-free while you train and the same £6,000 after tax once in teaching

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   

Your teacher training will help you discover how to open young people’s eyes and ears to the beauty of the language by exploring its uses in business, everyday life and culture. You’ll get to break down barriers and find ways to help both struggling and high-achieving students get the most from the language, nurturing their speaking and writing skills. Some of your pupils could progress from being complete beginners to using their language skills in their further education, travels or career. 

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.