Tailored support throughout your journey into teaching

Sue trainee teacher

With a first-class degree in geoscience and 20 years’ worth of work experience under her belt – Sue decided she wanted to use her passion for geography to teach young people about the fascinating natural world in which we live, and inspire them to enjoy geography. And the move was made even easier by her Premier Plus adviser, who was able to tailor advice and support to Sue’s circumstances. 

“I found it most helpful to have each step of the teacher training process explained to me, as this helped me to identify what I needed to do at each stage. There’s also quite a lot of confusing terminology used around teaching and my adviser helped me get to grips with this. Additionally, the constructive feedback I received was especially useful, especially for my personal statement.”

“The support is tailored to your needs rather than being a generic ‘one size fits all’ approach. There were some parts of the support that I didn’t need and others that I definitely did.”

"I was supported throughout the application process – specifically for me I was provided support with my personal statement, interviews and with the skills tests. Importantly, my adviser helped with arranging my school experience to support my application," says the now geography trainee.

There’s a peace of mind that comes with knowing there’s someone you can ring or email. Without the Premier Plus service, I wouldn’t have pursued my application. I would recommend you should take the plunge, take the support on offer and get going!

If you’re considering teaching chemistry, biology, physics, computing, maths, geography or languages, are looking to start your course in 2017 and have a 2:2 or above, why not take advantage of our free Premier Plus service.  Register with us today and book your free Premier Plus appointment at a time convenient to you. If you’ve already registered, call us on Freephone 0800 389 2500 to receive this tailored support.  


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Upcoming events

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Train to Teach University of Cumbria

22 June 2017 15:00

This event in Lancaster will give you the chance to ask experts about your teacher training options and what it’s like to teach.


Preparing for your teacher training

05 June 2017 18:30

Have you accepted a teacher training place for September 2017? Join us to find out how you can prepare for the best possible start.

Advice for First and Second Year Undergraduates

12 June 2017 18:30

This online event is for first and second year university students interested in teaching. Find out what you can do now that will help you make a great application for teacher training.

Support with your application

19 June 2017 18:30

This online event will provide hints and tips on how to draft a great personal statement.