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Train to teach primary or secondary students in a rewarding career choice

Teaching is an immensely rewarding career, where you use your skills to inspire young people and give something back to the community. There aren’t many careers where you play such a role in others’ lives, and get the chance to make a difference to the development of children and young adults. Based in the West Midlands? You could train to become a teacher from each September with us.

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Get into teaching with School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT)

Haybridge Alliance SCITT offers School Centred Initial Teacher Training, where you train to become a teacher while working in a school every day. You complete a year’s teacher training (full-time course) or two years training (part-time course).

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Teach Local, Train Local

Based in Hagley, Stourbridge, we are a local provider offering courses to individuals based across the West Midlands looking to become a teacher. We work with several schools to offer every single one of our students and trainees a placement nearby where they live. Live in the Evesham area and don’t want to travel to Hagley for Professional Studies session? Click “Learn More”.

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Applications will be closing for all Postgraduate Initial Teacher Training Courses on Friday the 9th of July (09/07/2021).

Click here for more information on applying for Primary

Click here for more information on applying for Secondary

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Train to Teach Events

Want to find out more about teaching? Not sure if the it’s the career path for you?

Come along to one of our open events!

  • Meet with one of our current trainees
  • Chat with our team
  • Ask questions about the routes into teaching
  • Find out about finance and bursaries
  • Learn about our teacher training programmes

Due to the current circumstances, all of our upcoming events will be taking place via Microsoft Teams.

Please contact our team to find out more about how you can attend.

Why should I become a teacher?

Teaching is one of – if not the most – rewarding profession. There are not many careers where you can make a difference to a young persons life and directly see the results of your support. Being a teacher provides you with the privilege of witnessing a student progress and develop throughout their education journey – whether that be in a primary school, secondary school or beyond.

As a teacher, you can use your subject knowledge and passion for teaching to help students become enthusiastic about learning and studying. Your lessons could be what shapes a young person’s future and the career path they eventually choose.

Once qualified, there are many chances for good teachers to climb the career ladder and find opportunities for employment. All teachers will also experience job security, as teaching is a job for life.

These are just some of the many reasons for getting into teaching.

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Flexible Programmes

We offer full time and part time teacher training programmes with a range of flexible routes into teaching to suit your needs. 

Based in Hagley, Stourbridge, we work with several high-achieving, aspirational schools across the West Midlands to offer all our students and trainees placements near where they live. Professional Studies sessions take place once a week at our base in Hagley (twice a week for undergraduate students), with the rest of the week spent in placement schools. Professional Studies sessions are structured to provide trainees and students the theoretical knowledge they need in order to teach. These skills learnt can later be applied in the classroom during school placements.

Train to teach in an extremely friendly environment, with a helpful team supporting you every step of the way.

Competitive salaries and generous benefits

When you choose to become a teacher, you’ll be joining a profession that offers a competitive starting salary with plenty of opportunity for career progression. This means you’ll not only be making a difference, but you’ll be rewarded for your contribution with excellent opportunities to climb the career ladder and receive pay rises. Teachers have a generous pension and you could receive a bursary while you train.

Teaching is a flexible job; if you have a school-aged children, you can share their holidays and organise your work outside school hours around them. There are numerous progression routes, with responsibilities for subjects, pastoral care, professional development and more, including school leadership.

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Discover a selection of informative and useful videos all about Teaching with Haybridge; watch these videos to find out about us and the great benefits a career in teaching can have.

Hear the stories from the people who chose Haybridge Alliance SCITT

Why should trainee teachers or schools choose Haybridge Teaching Alliance? Hear from real people and their stories on how Haybridge Alliance SCITT has helped them in their teaching career.

Everyone has been really supportive, positive and reassuring. It has been good to be back at Haybridge – now as a trainee, rather than a student! The year has been very rewarding and engaging.

It has been full of content with lots of lessons to learn, but also truly inspiring and an excellent platform to start my teaching career. Thank you for all your help.

Chloe
Primary Trainee

Training with Haybridge Alliance SCITT has been life changing. It has given me access to the very best advice, support and teaching practice to enable me to develop as both an individual and a teacher.

During my placements, both of my assigned mentors went above and beyond to make sure that my experience was as beneficial, yet at the same time challenging as possible. The knowledge and expertise shared by both the SCITT staff and the staff within placement schools has been invaluable and has undoubtedly helped me to develop on my journey to becoming a teacher.

Steven
English trainee

Love, love, love this course! The support from the SCITT team is incredible, really outstanding. Learning to teach straight away and teaching almost immediately was such a benefit. The students only see you as their teacher and you can take it at your own pace.

I am so happy that I chose to go down the SCITT route as I have loved every minute of it and would recommend it to anyone looking to do a teaching course.

Pippa
Music Trainee

I chose Haybridge Alliance SCITT because I wanted to gain hands-on experience in an outstanding school where I can learn how to teach. The programme is challenging but also very rewarding.

The Monday professional sessions are of high quality and were designed to complement the practical modules. I really feel more confident and passionate about becoming a teacher than ever before. The support of mentors and staff is phenomenal.

Abdoul
Computing Trainee

Teacher training is a very rewarding, but at times very difficult journey. The team at Haybridge Alliance SCITT understand that it can be difficult and have been very supportive at the times when the going has been tough and for this I would definitely recommend then. I’m glad I decided to go with Haybridge as I’ve had the opportunity to do a lot more teaching than I would if I’d picked [a university route].

Nick
History Trainee

I would highly recommend Haybridge Alliance SCITT as a training provider. The support and encouragement has been immense, in particular from the SCITT team and teaching staff. The subject-specific mentors based at Haybridge have been incredible at imparting their knowledge and providing guidance and I am extremely grateful to them all!

Lauren
Biology Part Time Trainee

I would recommend Haybridge Alliance SCITT 100% today, tomorrow and forever. This journey into becoming a teacher would not have been a success for me without their dedication. Every push and all feedback that came my way from the SCITT was essential to master the art of teaching. Haybridge Alliance SCITT has provided me with the most exceptional environment, which a trainee teacher needs to exceed.

Darpan
Computing Trainee

So far, I have learnt a lot on this programme and I am really enjoying learning how to teach to the best of my ability. The support on the course has been exceptional. I know I can ask for advice on anything in school and I will get good guidance. Completing the Paid Mathematics and Physics Internship was a great experience for me. It gave me a month in the educational environment and really made my mind up that I wanted to go into teaching. Without completing that, I feel I would not have enrolled on this course.

Toby
Mathematics Trainee

Get in Touch

Please contact us should you have any enquiries about going into teaching. Simply fill out the form for contact using the details below and we’ll be more than happy to help.

Telephone: 01562 881110
Email: info@teachwithhaybridge.co.uk

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Haybridge Alliance SCITT
Brake Lane, Hagley
DY8 2XS

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