Teacher Training Requirements



  • GCSE Grade C+ in English language, maths and science*
  • A Level grade combination of at least BCC (minimum Grade B in the subject you want to teach)
  • A degree in the subject, or relevant to the subject, that you wish to teach at Grade 2:2 or above


  • Are eager to make a positive, lasting impact on the lives of the young people
  • Are committed learners who are dedicated to developing
  • Are fair but with very high standards and expectations
  • Are passionate and inspiring about their subject
  • Have excellent active listening skills
  • Are kind, caring and supportive

All applications will be dealt with individually and on merit.

*Science for Primary trainees only


Every United Learning school, and each of our partner schools, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and staff.

All staff, including United Teaching trainees, are expected to share this commitment.

Every successful applicant will be required to undergo thorough pre-employment checks. These include: a Children’s Barred List, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, a Medical Questionnaire and a Prohibition Order check. All prospective employees will be expected to provide the names of two professional referees who will be able to provide acceptable recommendations.