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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, 118KB)

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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  • Open Afternoon with Northern Lights SCITT

    08 October 2015 AT 14:30

    Northern Lights is now recruiting its fourth cohort of trainee teachers, in Partnership with Leeds Trinity University.

    Skipton Open
  • Get into Teaching South East Regional Event

    08 October 2015 AT 16:00

    Considering teacher training? We’re partnering up with providers across the South East of England to bring you all the information and advice you need.

    Crawley Open
  • Teacher training live chat information sessions

    08 October 2015 AT 17:00

    An opportunity for anyone interested in teacher training in 2016 or 2017 to chat live with tutors from all subjects and age phases. You can also find out more about the application process, skills test fees, bursaries and scholarships.

    Lancashire Open
  • Crampton Primary School - information evening

    08 October 2015 AT 17:00

    Information evening about school direct (salaried) route with Crampton Partnership.

    London Open