Make a difference in Dorset

There are a variety of teacher training options available in Dorset. All teacher training courses offer expert academic and practical guidance from mentors and tutors who are there to help you succeed.

Training to teach in Dorset

Tax-free bursaries of up to £26,000 are available in a range of subjects - find out more about the types of funding available for teacher training.

Whichever teacher training course you choose, you'll get plenty of classroom experience in at least two local schools.

As a newly qualified teacher in Dorset, you’ll begin on a salary of at least £24,373.

Register today to get free personalised support with your application from an experienced teacher with knowledge of your region.

Leisa's story   

Leisa, primary teacher
"I decided to train to teach because of my passion for educating the next generation. The course is extremely well organised, structured and includes input from well informed and experienced professionals, fuelling my knowledge and understanding. If you're thinking of getting into teaching, take the leap of faith."

You can search for postgraduate teacher training courses, filtering by location, training provider and subject, using the Department for Education's search tool.