Are you working in Accounting, Finance, Mortgages or banking? Are you ready for something really rewarding… you could be teaching!

The government has just announced how they will entice highly qualified mathematicians to train as a maths teacher. They are providing a range of financial incentives to encourage you into the role. On top of this, there are opportunities to accelerate your progress and move up the career ladder quickly, significantly increasing your income. In year 3 you could be … Read More

Why all the fuss about teaching…?

I’m considering teaching, but is it worth it..? If you find yourself wanting an amazing and truly rewarding career, then it is quite possible that you have thought of teaching. And, I have to say that I’m not surprised. It is an exciting, fulfilling and challenging career. Career doesn’t quite cover It, really, as it is not a 9-5 job. … Read More

UCAS Teacher Training Application – How to Write a Good Personal Statement

Trainee Teacher talking to students

Teacher Training – how to write a good Personal Statement. This is a big opportunity to sell yourself, so really take some time & write a good personal statement when applying for teacher training. If you are looking for a school-based provider then click here. Below I have included some things we look for. This is not an exhaustive list … Read More

UCAS Teacher Training – Who should you use as a UCAS reference…?

Are you applying for teacher training? It’s time to think about referees. When applying through UCAS, it is easy to miss how important referees are. The UCAS references are an integral part of your application and one of the strongest items for identifying trainees that will make a difference in the classroom. Weak references are likely to risk you missing … Read More

Teacher Training Interview: the best way to prepare …

Teacher Training Interview candidates work together to explore what makes good teaching

If you are ready to apply for teacher training now, then here is the link you need to access the new search engine. If not, then keep on reading to find out more about how you can best prepare for your teacher training interview… The teacher training recruitment cycle has opened and applications are flooding in (you can apply here). … Read More

Teaching, an insider view… Times are Changing and it is for the Better!

teacher smiling at her pupil, during a lesson, showing how teaching is changing

Teaching is changing… and it is for the better! There has been a large shift in thinking in teaching, which has been solidified by the ‘Teacher Workload Reduction Toolkit‘. This paradigm shift is slowly cascading down all tiers of schools. It will continue to do so until this is the profession that we all hope it will be and think it should … Read More

Train to Teach with Leicestershire Secondary SCITT

A trainee teacher smiling at the camera, working with a student to make bath bombs

Why train with the Leicestershire Secondary SCITT? 1) The SCITT provides hands-on training School-based training gives you maximum time in schools and helps you accelerate your progress as you get into teaching (over 30 weeks in schools) in week 2 you will be on your first placement. But don’t worry, you are not expected to teach until you are ready. … Read More

Training to be a Teacher – Things you should know…

training to be a teacher allows you to inspire students and show them a world of wonder

Training to be a Teacher – Things you should know… It is hard work and very tiring, but you get to meet the most amazing people when training… You realise that small things are actually the really important things – the hello as someone walks in your class, asking someone if they are okay when they are not their usual … Read More