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TRAIN TO TEACH 
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Supportive mentoring | Achieve PGCE and QTS | Salaried and non-salaried routes | Over 60 schools across England

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Welcome to United Teaching

United Teaching is the initial teacher training scheme for United Learning, a national group of over 80 schools across England. With us, you can achieve your PGCE and QTS with extensive support from professional mentors, tutors and subject specialists. You can continue your career in United Learning, with opportunities for training, mentoring and progression from your NQT year and beyond.

Applications for September 2020 are now closed.

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Switching careers to teaching

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have a career that makes a meaningful difference to thousands of lives? Or perhaps you’re after a challenge, a job which pushes you to grow and develop, whilst rewarding you every day? Whether you’ve been working in a different industry for 3 or 30 years, it’s never too late to consider teaching.

 

You Could Have Told Me! What I wish I knew when I started teaching

Steve Adcock, Deputy Director of Secondary Academies at United Learning, tells us what he wishes he knew at the start of his teaching career:

 

Teacher training: why take the bursary route?

Deciding on teacher training courses can be confusing when there are so many routes available. The decision on whether to apply for a salaried place and earn an unqualified teacher’s salary, or a bursary place receiving a government grant (amount varies depending on what subject you want to teach), can be especially tricky. Chemistry trainees Lucy and Malika from Paddington Academy told us why they decided to choose the bursary route.

 

Training to teach after Sixth Form

United Teaching maths trainee Corin came to the course through Future Teaching Scholars, a six-year teacher training programme for physics and maths, taking you from your first year of university to your third year of teaching. Here she tells us more about why she loves teaching maths and what she’s looking forward to.

 

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