The key to a successful application is effective preparation. This short summary will give you an idea of the things you can do to get prepared before you apply.
Get personalised support
By registering with us, you’ll have access to our wide range of free services. These are designed to assist you with any teaching related questions, and provide you with support throughout the application process. You could be eligible for our free Teacher Training Adviser service where you’ll get one-to-one support from an experienced teaching professional.
Consider attending an event
Information events are a great chance to meet local schools and universities who provide teacher training. You’ll not only have the opportunity to receive personalised advice and tips, but this is also the time to ask the providers any questions about their individual courses, their requirements and availability.
Arrange some school experience
Spending time in schools shadowing teachers will help you to make an informed decision about teaching as a career. It’s an opportunity to make a great impression, as many schools recruit potential applicants from school experience days. We can help you gain school experience via our Get School Experience service.
Visit our resources page
We’ve put together some information and resources, offering information on everything from the Teachers' Standards and curriculum to reducing unnecessary workload on teachers, which you might find useful to support you throughout your journey into teaching.
Register and apply with UCAS
Applications for teacher training 2019 are now open via UCAS Teacher Training, who are responsible for managing the application process for schools and universities. When you’re ready to apply, your application fee will cost £1. Make a make a start on your application today. You don’t need to complete it all at once – you can save your progress and sign back in any time.
Teacher training options
22 July 2019 - 18:30
Looking for a career with a real purpose? Join this online event to find out more about teaching as a career and the different routes you can take to qualify as a teacher in England. Our panel of experts will help you decide which route is best for you and provide lots of advice to kick start your new career.
Return to teaching
25 July 2019 - 18:30
Considering a return to teaching? Not sure about the next step? Our teaching advisers will discuss the different routes available to help you return, answering questions on arranging school experience, subject knowledge enhancement, preparing your application and finding vacancies.
Preparing for your teacher training
29 July 2019 - 18:30
If you've been accepted on a teacher training course, this online event is for you. Our panel of experts will provide useful resources and share hints and tips to help prepare you for your first day in school.
Change career to teaching
05 August 2019 - 18:30
Considering changing career to teaching? Not sure about the next step? Our teaching advisers will discuss the different routes available to help you retrain. Our panel will also include a teacher who will share his or her experiences of the obstacles they faced when changing career.