Teacher Training Application Process
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:
In Chemistry, Computing, Mathematics and Physics
In Biology, Design and Technology, Geography and Languages
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:
Ensure you meet the eligibility criteria.
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.
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.
Provider shortlist and invite to an online interview (phase 1).
Online interview (phase 1).
If successful in phase 1, candidates will be asked to undertake a host school visit.
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.
Take the first step on your teaching journey
Ready to Get Started?
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.