It's never too late to consider training to teach. If you have 3 or more years’ work experience since graduating, you could earn a salary while you train with United Teaching.
Our salaried courses are extremely competitive. We are looking for exceptional candidates who have a good degree and academic qualifications, transferable work skills and a clear commitment to transforming young people’s lives.
Many careers translate easily into the classroom, so you will be entering a profession that values the transferable skills gained in previous roles and work environments. Teaching combines interpersonal and communication skills with subject knowledge and a love of learning to create a fulfilling, rewarding career.
in September 2021, we are running our salaried route through the government’s
apprenticeship scheme. This will not differ from our regular salaried route in
terms of course content; it simply enables our schools to access funding for
your training. You can find further
information about this on our Postgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship FAQs.
If you do not have three years’ work experience, you will need to pay your tuition fees (£9,000) and you’ll be entitled to apply for a student loan to cover fees and maintenance. You’ll start in September on a timetable of around 30% of a fully qualified teacher, gradually rising to 60-80% by Term 3.
More information about salary options can be found at education.gov.uk. The table below summarises the standard training bursaries available, as well as scholarships where applicable.
At United Teaching we strongly encourage trainees to apply for scholarships which are awarded by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, the Institute of Physics, The Chartered Institute for IT and the Royal Society of Chemistry.
If you want to apply for a scholarship, please contact the relevant body directly for more information. Each application is a competitive process but please contact us if you need any help. You will only be eligible for a scholarship if you are undertaking training on the bursary route, but trainees awarded a scholarship cannot receive a bursary. However, trainees who are not awarded a scholarship will continue to be eligible for a standard student loan.
For trainees with 1st, 2:1, 2:2, PhD or Master's
Figures correct October 2020
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