Teacher Training Application Process

Teacher Training Application process

Teacher Training Application & Information

The Deepings SCITT is a Lead Partner of the Lincolnshire SCITT for 2024/25 applications. Select us by choosing the Lincolnshire SCITT provider. Teaching Applications are now open – apply now.

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How To Apply For Teacher Training

Successful applicants for the teacher training programme should share our passion for enhancing the future of children and young people, empowering them through the transformative power of learning.

It is essential that you demonstrate the level of commitment and resilience required to become a highly effective teacher and lifelong learner.

The Deepings SCITT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of children and young people. We implement safer recruitment procedures, and all successful applicants will be subject to pre-training checks including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) criminal records check, including a check of the children’s barred list.


Tax-free teacher training bursaries of up to £28,000 (2024/25) are available in a range of subjects to support the cost of your training. For more information click the link below or visit our Funding page

For 2024 to 2025 Secondary Applicants may be eligible for bursaries of:
• £28,000
In Chemistry, Computing, Mathematics and Physics
• £25,000
In Biology, Design and Technology, Geography and Languages
• £10,000
In Art and Design, English, Music and RE

Additional qualities we look for throughout the application process are:

Commitment to the train to teach programme

An aptitude and readiness for teacher training

A strong passion and subject knowledge for teaching and learning specific to age range and subject

A strong sense of moral purpose (linked to the CLF Heart Values)

Effective communicative and interpersonal skills

The ability to reflect, be responsive and pro-active

The Application Process:

Step #1
Step #1


Ensure you meet the eligibility criteria.

Step #2
Step #2


Select the course which best suits you and your circumstances.

Have a look at the courses we offer, and note down the course specific code to use later on in your application.

Step #3
Step #3


Once you have found the course you want to apply for, click on the apply button. You will be taken to the gov.uk teacher training site where you can locate the course code and apply through the 'Apply' system.

As part of your application process you will need to write a personal statement. Please go to the Get Into Teaching website for useful application tips.

Step #4
Step #4


Provider shortlist and invite to an online interview (phase 1).

Step #5
Step #5

Online Interview

Online interview (phase 1).

Step #6
Step #6

School Visit

If successful in phase 1, candidates will be asked to undertake a host school visit.

Step #7
Step #7

Offer Made If Successful

If you are successful you will be sent a conditional offer. If unsuccessful you will be given the opportunity to receive feedback on your application.

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If you have the passion for enhancing the future of children and young people, empowering them through the transformative power of learning then teaching could be your calling.