Would you like to train to teach?

Looking for a change of career? Want to nurture and inspire? The reasons for becoming a teacher are much deeper than that of a six-week summer holiday. If you are looking to make a lasting impact on students’ lives, teaching could be the perfect career for you.

Not only does teaching improve the lives of others, it allows for personal growth. Working in a highly social atmosphere with the chance to work both independently and as part of a team, teachers often find the confidence they gain remarkable.

Train to Teach Midlands

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ITE Bursary

In October, the Department of Education released their funding guidance for 2020/21 applicants, which has meant some changes for applicants in certain subjects. Good news for those considering [...]

Taster Day

The Teaching School opened its doors during October for the first Taster Day of the year. New for 2019, interested candidates are given the opportunity to not only spend time with departments in [...]

  • "Am I tired? Yes.
    Am I nervous? A little.
    But am I enjoying it? Absolutely!"

  • "We are not just finishing as ‘proper’ teachers now; we are finishing as proud and powerful teachers who know how to help our students succeed."

  • "I have never felt bored, never without support to fall back on, and I have never felt more at home than when I am in the classroom. I know training to teach was the best choice I could have made!"

  • "I honestly loved my training programme at John Taylor. It was professional, welcoming, incredibly well organised and the best foundation to prepare me for teaching."

  • "I found the program was the best option for me as it gave me so much more experience actually standing in front of a class teaching than just going to university, so I felt completely prepared for teaching on my own."

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John Taylor Teaching School Hub

Announcing John Taylor Teaching School Hub

We are pleased to announce that John Taylor has been designated as one of 11 Teaching School Hubs in the West Midlands to be operational from September 2021, serving schools in East Staffordshire, Tamworth, Lichfield, Cannock, North Warwickshire, Nuneaton and Bedworth. As John Taylor Teaching School Hub we will continue to offer ITE and CPD provision and we will still offer our Appropriate Body Services. In addition, we will be delivering the Early Career Framework across our region and a full suite of NPQs, including the new specialist NPQs.

We will shortly be launching our new website and will advise as soon as this is up and running. Exciting times!