How to apply

Applications for Schools Direct Teaching Courses are made through UCAS.

Once the application has been made to UCAS, applicants will be invited for an interview day at Pathfinder where you will have the opportunity to learn more about the course.

For further details or to discuss the structure and requirements for individual courses please email Linsee Thompson or call 01904 411341


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Click on the link above to go to the UCAS website and start you application for a teacher training place with us now!

2. SEP School Experience Programme

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Click on the link above to find out how you can get up to 10 days experience in our school as part of your preparation for applying to train to become a teacher, as well as free access to an adviser.

3. SKE Subject Knowledge Enhancement

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Don’t hold back from applying for teacher training in maths, physics, chemistry,computing,design and technology, or a language because of a lack of confidence in the level of your subject knowledge . You may still be able to train to teach these subjects (and be eligible for the bursaries they attract) by building up or refreshing your existing knowledge with a FREE subject knowledge enhancement (SKE) programme. At the moment we offer SKE in Science.

4. School Direct Salaried Places

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The School Direct (salaried) programme is an on-the-job programme that allows graduates with three years work experience to qualify as a teacher and get paid a salary of up to £25,000 at the same time.

5. Train to Teach Events

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These regional roadshows provide a wealth of information on pursuing a career in teaching and how to apply for training in your region.