How to apply to train as a teacher:

1. Thinking process:

  • Check you have the entry requirements for teaching – qualifications and experience.
  • Decide what age group and/or subject you want to teach.
  • Decide you want a programme led by and based in schools.
  • Decide you want to train in great Bradford schools
  • Choose an experienced SCITT provider with several years experience
  • Choose us.

2. Apply:

  • September 2017 starts – From October 2016 you will be able to search and apply for courses on the UCAS website (APPLY 1). (see link opposite)
  • Search on our postcode: BD8 9QW
  • Select 'St Edmund's Nursery School, Washington Street, Bradford, BD8 9QW' to apply for both fee-funded or school funded
  • January 2017 – if you aren’t holding an offer from APPLY 1, you can now continue to apply online through UCAS, adding one choice at a time through APPLY 2.
  • September 2018 start – we expect UCAS to open for applications in October 2017.

3. The interview:

  • Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. You will be asked to bring original certificates of your qualifications, proof of address and proof of identification.
  • The interviews will be held in schools and involve school leaders.
  • You should expect to be observed in a classroom environment working with a small group of children, be interviewed by a panel of senior leaders, undertake literacy and numeracy tests.
  • The classroom observation in centered around a book. Click here for a list of book ideas.
  • In all, to demonstrate your passion for teaching, and to have clear ideas about what makes learning fun and successful.

4. The offer

  • If successful you will be made an offer conditional on qualifications checks, passing professional skills tests and a DBS clearance. Also to pass a check on ID, childcare disqualification checks and proof of address.
  • You will also be invited to our induction event to be held in early July (date to be confirmed)

Links - Please click on the links below

UCAS - Apply

UCAS link to provider search

Get into Teaching - Guidance for applicants



When applying please use the relevant course code below:

Course UCAS Code
Biology (salaried) 2KY6
Biology 2KXX
Chemistry 2SM8
Computing (salaried) 2KY7
Design and Technology 2KY5
Drama 24MP
English 24FV
English (salaried) 24N8
Geography 24MQ
History 24MT
Mathematics 24MV
Modern Languages (salaried) 24MW
Physical Education 24MX
Physics 24MY
Social Sciences 2KY4