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How to Apply

Share Your Skills with Tomorrow’s Minds

Making the choice to get into teaching is a big decision. It’s important to get it right and find the best pathway for you. Teach Derby is here to help at every stage, working to make teaching in Derby as easy as possible.
1 Routes 2 Providers 3 Funding 4 Apply


With a range of routes available its useful to take some time to think about what you want to get out of your teacher training and consider your usual style of learning. This will help you to choose the right route.
Routes into teaching


Once you’ve decided on a route, it’s time to choose a provider that delivers the right training for you. From universities to local training schools there’s a wide variety of options.
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Depending on the route and provider you choose, you may be eligible for a bursary of up to £26,000. There are many factors and criteria which affect how much funding you are eligible to receive , so it’s important to do your research.
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The final step is to apply for your preferred route and provider through UCAS/Department for Education. It’s important to make sure you show yourself in the best light, filling your application with relevant experience, education and skills.
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Providers we work with

George Spencer Academy SCITT

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Teach First

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Spencer Apprenticeships

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Transform Trust

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Landau Forte SCITT

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University of Derby

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