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Career Change

Make an impact. You matter.

It’s more popular than ever to get into teaching later in life. It’s never too late to retrain, and the experience gained in other careers can pay dividends in the classroom. We can help you experience leading classes, develop your skills and get a taste of a career that has meaning every day. Feel the buzz of teaching, build skills and learn why your next role should be in the classroom.

Choose your route…

Teach First

Teach First is an on-the-job teacher training programme involving a 5-week introductory training course and 2 years of classroom-based learning to gain a PGDE.
2 Years | No Fees | Full Time

School Direct Route

School Direct is a school-led teaching training course which allows you to be apart of a teaching training team within a school from day one.
1 Years | Up To £9,250.00 | Full Time / Part Time

PGCE

PGCE offers 4 hours per week classroom attendance with tutorial opportunities and self-study.
2 years | From £3,500.00 | Part time
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Success Stories

Anna Russell
Maths Teacher
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Bobby Carr
Year 2 Teacher
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Providers we work with

University of Derby

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Derby Teaching Schools Alliance

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Inclusive TSA

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The Northworthy Alliance

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Transform Teaching School Alliance

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George Spencer Academy SCITT

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Landau Forte SCITT

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Derby College

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Teach First

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Derby Early Years Teaching School

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