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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  • Teacher training at Birmingham

    02 July 2015 AT 16:00

    If you are considering applying for postgraduate teacher training then we recommend you come along to this open evening at the University of Birmingham.

    Birmingham Open
  • Primary teaching information event

    02 July 2015 AT 16:30

    Information about routes into primary teaching offered by SCITTELS – including provider places, PGCE and School Direct.

    London Open
  • Teaching Taster days

    03 July 2015 AT 08:30

    An ideal opportunity for anyone considering a career in teaching to spend a day at Toot Hill School and ask any questions you may have.

    Bingham, Nottinghamshire Open
  • Get Into Teaching Day

    06 July 2015 AT 09:00

    We are offering a placement day for those looking to find out more about teaching biology, chemistry, physics, geography, mathematics, French, Spanish or design technology in conjunction with the School Experience Programme. 

    Northampton Open