Why teach?

More of the best graduates and professionals are training to teach. That’s because there are more great reasons to pursue a career in teaching than ever before. You can benefit from financial support during your training, and once you’ve qualified you can enjoy enviable job security and a generous pension. Plus you get the chance to inspire young people and use your skills to give something back – making sure every pupil gets the same access to a quality education and the opportunity to succeed. And we’re here to support you every step of the way.

 
 

Watch this video for helpful tips on getting into teaching, from real trainees and experienced teachers. Transcript (PDF, 48KB)

Even when you get home and you have had a tough day there will be something that has happened that will make you smile.

Paul Evason, design and technology teacher

Upcoming events

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  • London school led train to teach events

    27 April 2015 AT 17:00

    London schools are holding a series of school led train to teach events to provide information and support to potential applicants looking for teacher training places starting September 2015.

    Hillingdon Open
  • STEM Train to Teach Event

    27 April 2015 AT 18:00

    An opportunity to find out more about routes into teaching, the salaries and bursaries available while you train, and tips and advice on the application process.

    High Wycombe Open
  • Teach Surrey Information Event

    28 April 2015 AT 09:30

    Information events for those wishing to train to teach at primary or secondary level with Surrey’s Outstanding School Centred Initial Teacher Training provider.

    Guildford Open
  • The Sheffield SCITT Open Afternoon

    28 April 2015 AT 13:30

    Information afternoon about Initial Teacher Training at The Sheffield SCITT

    Sheffield Open