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Why teach in Derby?

A career you can get your teeth into.

Teaching gives you the opportunity to impact the next generation. And teaching in Derby allows you to inspire students in a hub of innovation.

Becoming a teacher isn’t just teaching a syllabus, it’s so much more. You’re shaping lives and moulding the future of Derby, every day. Stimulating minds, improving your community and developing yourself.

You can see your students go on to change the world, one lesson plan at a time.

Together we can create a Derby we can all be proud of.
Changing Lives

Changing Lives

Working with students from all backgrounds, working in Derby gives you the chance to have a lasting effect on each and every one of their lives.

You can make a difference every single day by sharing your skills with tomorrow’s minds.
Improving the Community

Improving the Community

Students don’t just learn academically. As a mentor, you shape their thinking, develop their morals and expand their horizons – ultimately bettering the community of Derby.
Bettering Yourself

Bettering Yourself

Even when you’re the one at the front of the classroom, every day is a new chance to learn from your students and improve yourself.

No other career offers the opportunity for personal development quite like teaching.

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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Providers we work with

Transform Teaching School Alliance

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Inclusive TSA

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The Northworthy Alliance

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Derby Teaching Schools Alliance

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University of Derby

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George Spencer Academy SCITT

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Derby College

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Derby Early Years Teaching School

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Teach First

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Landau Forte SCITT

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