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School-led route into teaching

This route lets you qualify as a teacher while training at a school. There are several options to choose from.

School Direct 

Here you can earn a salary while you train, and you may also find employment with the school once you qualify. 

You can apply for School Direct through UCAS Teacher Training

School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT)

Open to postgraduates, these courses are run by schools, often in close partnerships with universities. Gain a Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) while working towards Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in just one year. 

Apply at UCAS Teacher Training

Teach First Leadership Development Programme

For those with a 2.1 degree or above who want to earn a salary while working towards a postgraduate diploma with QTS, This route provides intensive training in challenging schools for a minimum two-year placement. 

Apply with Teach First.