and make an impact

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. 

Applications for September 2022 are now open.

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Find out more about our course by speaking to our National SCITT Leads.


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.


Training to teach chemistry

United Teaching graduate Lucy trained as a chemistry teacher at Paddington Academy and is now a Head of Department at the school. She tells us more about her teaching journey so far:


Top tips for your teacher training application

What makes a great teacher training application? You might think that it’s all about the personal statement, but that’s just one part of it. Teacher training providers use your application to get a sense of you as a person, and that includes your qualifications, work history and school experience. Here are our top tips for an application that will impress the assessors:


Writing your personal statement for teacher training

Writing a personal statement for a teacher training application can be daunting, especially if it’s been a few years since you’ve had to write something like this. Whether you’re applying through Apply or through a provider’s website, this is your chance to show that you’d make a great trainee teacher. Here are our top tips to ensure you make the most of this opportunity:


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