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About Department for Education

Get Into Teaching is a free service provided by the Department for Education to give information and advice to those who are looking at a career in teaching.

Register with our dedicated Teacher Training Advice service to access free support and advice on how you can get into teaching. We’ll help you with everything from keeping you updated with the latest information on financial support, arranging school experience, to preparing a strong application to teacher training.

To help attract graduates with the potential to be exceptional teachers, a range of tax-free bursaries and prestigious scholarships are now available.

If you’re aiming for a degree to be proud of, why not use it to start training for a career you can be proud of too?

  • More people with a 1st or 2:1 degree than ever before are training to be teachers.
  • There’s a teacher training option to suit you.
  • You could receive a substantial tax-free bursary while you train.
  • Good teachers are in demand. There are excellent prospects for employment and career progression.

As a good teacher, you’ll always be in demand. Teaching welcomes talented people from all backgrounds and careers. Teaching is a professional career, where your degree and knowledge really counts and allows you to develop in the areas that you are most passionate about. 

Teaching is a career born from your passion and interest. Turn your passion into a career. Teach.

Please view our student brochure here.

100 teachers, 100 passions, 100 ways to shape lives

Every child is unique – and so is every teacher. Get Into Teaching have been working with The Guardian to shine a light on 100 education heroes who are using their passions to inspire the next generation. From the maths teacher using Fifa to explain percentages, to the breakdancing physics teacher, to the primary school teacher with her sights on the Olympics. Read their stories here.


    • Get into Teaching

      Starting salary of at least £25,714, or £32,157 in inner London
      London, Birmingham, Leeds, Bristol, Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield, Nottingham, Newcastle, Exeter
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    Employer size: 
    5000 to 10000 employees