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Training to Teach in Bradford
As a teacher in Bradford you'll be in demand. Teaching in Bradford will provide you with plenty of opportunities for career progression and at the same time you’ll play an important role in the development of children.
Follow our key steps to making a successful application for teacher training in Bradford. Remember, we’re here to help you every step of the way, you should register with us for free personalised one-to-one advice throughout the application process.
1. Check your qualifications
The minimum requirement for teacher training is a degree and a GCSE grade C or equivalent in maths and English (and science, for primary trainees). If you don’t have the required GCSEs, some schools and universities may offer you the chance to sit an equivalency test.
2. Find out about the financial support available
Tax-free bursaries and scholarships are available while you train to teach, with the amount you receive being dependent on the subject you teach and your degree classification.
You could also be eligible to receive a tuition fee loan and a maintenance loan from Student Finance England.
3. Arrange school experience
Book your school experience with our School Experience Programme – getting some experience will help you to decide whether teaching is right for you. It will also strengthen your application and prepare you for potential interviews.
4. Choose a training route to suit you
5. Submit your application
Once you're ready, you can apply through UCAS Teacher Training. To apply you’ll need an engaging personal statement, details of relevant school or work experience, and two references. Once you’ve submitted your application, you’ll also need to book and pass your skills tests and prepare for interviews you’re invited to attend.
If you have any questions about teaching or teacher training, give the Get Into Teaching Line a call on 0800 389 2500.
Train to Teach Leeds
29 June 2019 - 10:00
This event in Leeds will give you the chance to ask experts about your teacher training options and what it’s like to teach.
Gaining school experience
01 July 2019 - 18:30
This online session will offer helpful hints and tips on how to gain school experience and how to make the best use of this when limited time may be available.
Secondary school teaching
03 July 2019 - 12:00
This online event will provide advice on all things secondary teaching. It will offer helpful hints and tips on the different secondary school training options available and how to choose the right option for you.