Initial Teacher Training Programme

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

Initial Teacher Training Programme

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

Welcome to our Initial Teacher Training Programme

We are Northern Education Trust and we work in partnership with Educate Teacher Training, a nationally recognised, DfE accredited training provider. Whether you have recently graduated from university, or are looking for a change in career, we are passionate about developing and supporting you to be the best teacher you can be.

Why train to teach at Northern Education Trust?

Our vision:
We constantly focus on standards as we understand outcomes are paramount. Our decision making is driven entirely by what is best for children. By doing this we enhance the life chances of the children and young people in our care.

Our academies:
The Northern Education Trust includes a diverse range of schools across the North of England. The trust is made up of 10 Primary academies and 11 Secondary which are located across our Northern, Central and Southern hubs. Click here to view our academies.

Our partnership with Educate Teacher Training:
We have worked in partnership with Educate Teacher Training for over ten years and strive to ensure that our teacher training programme is tailored to best develop you in your training year. Educate Teacher Training will provide you with excellent training and will support your transition into a successful teaching career.

Learn more about our teacher training programme

School Direct:
In partnership with Educate Teacher Training and Leeds Beckett University, we offer a School Direct programme that is designed to develop and support you to be the best teacher you can be. All of our courses result in a PGCE and Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Our subjects:

  • Primary (UCAS code: 2W6F)
  • Art and Design (UCAS code: 2VV7)
  • Biology (UCAS code: 2WHK)
  • Chemistry (UCAS code: 2WVF)
  • Computing (UCAS code: 2WVG)
  • Design and Technology (UCAS code: 2WHL)
  • English (UCAS code: 2WHM)
  • Geography (UCAS code: 2WHN)
  • History (UCAS code: 2WHP)
  • Mathematics (UCAS code: 2WVJ)
  • Modern Foreign Languages (UCAS code: 2WVH)
  • Music (UCAS code: 2WHQ)
  • Physical Education (UCAS code: 2VV5)
  • Physics (UCAS code: 2WVK)

Entry requirements – Primary:

  • A undergraduate degree
  • GCSE English and mathematics at Grade 4/C or above (or the equivalent standard)
  • GCSE science subject at Grade 4/C or above (or the equivalent standard)

Entry requirements – Secondary:

  • A undergraduate degree
  • GCSE English and mathematics at Grade 4/C or above (or the equivalent standard)
  • Subject knowledge in the subject you wish to teach

If your qualifications are not at the required level, you can work with Educate to complete GCSE equivalency tests. Click here for more information – https://www.educate-group.co.uk/teacher-training/downloads/gcse-equivalence-english-language/

Assessment Only Route (available to current Northern Education Trust employees):

Achieving Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) by the Assessment Only Route takes no longer than one term (three calendar months). Candidates, with the support of their academy, present a portfolio of evidence from their past and current teaching experience which is assessed against the Teachers’ Standards.

Entry requirements – Assessment Only Route:

  • Extensive, recent, relevant and successful teaching experience in at least two schools and within the age phase of either 3-11 (primary) or 11-19 (secondary)
  • A minimum of two years’ teaching experience with full responsibility for the planning, teaching and assessment of lessons
  • An undergraduate degree
  • GCSE mathematics and English (or equivalent) at Grade 4 (Grade C) or above
  • GCSE science (or equivalent) at Grade 4 (Grade C) or above (primary)
  • An enhanced DBS check for the child workforce, with a check of the children’s barred list

If your qualifications are not at the required level, you can work with Educate to complete GCSE equivalency tests. Click here for more information – https://www.educate-group.co.uk/teacher-training/downloads/gcse-equivalence-english-language/

APPLICATIONS FOR 2021-2022 ACADEMIC YEAR ARE OPEN!

To apply via UCAS, please follow this link: https://www.ucas.com/teaching-in-the-uk

To view and apply for our courses via GOV.UK, please follow this link: https://www.find-postgraduate-teacher-training.service.gov.uk/results?l=3&query=Northern+Education+Trust

Contact us

For more information about training to teach with Northern Education Trust please contact Christine Hopkins at [email protected]

All of Northern Education Trust's Primary Academies are rated as Good or Outstanding by Ofsted