It's time for you to make a difference – to invest your talents in changing lives and achieving something lasting. Your energy, intelligence and creativity can transform the futures of students and drive up standards in challenging schools around the UK.. Teach First’s two-year programme provides the training and support to enable you to make a real impact. At the same time, it’s an opportunity to dramatically enhance your own career potential and become part of a movement that is effecting profound change in our society.
Who are we?
How it works
Teach First recruits high-calibre graduates from all disciplines for two years to train and qualify as teachers. Initially you will attend six weeks of intensive education training at one of the UK’s leading teacher-training institutions. Then you will be assigned to a school in Then you will be assigned to a school in the East Midlands, London, North West, West Midlands or Yorkshire, depending on its needs and your subject background.
Teach First is a uniquely demanding option – after just six weeks you’ll be delivering real lessons to real students – but it is also uniquely satisfying. Few other options offer the same degree of genuine responsibility so early. And rarely, if ever, will you have the opportunity to make such a direct and important difference.
Training and Development
Parallel to your teaching experience, you will also participate in the Teach First Leadership Development Programme. This will further develop your leadership skills and provide you with valuable contacts, coaching and internship opportunities and business and entrepreneurial training. And, as a Teach First Ambassador, you will continue to benefit from engagement with the Teach First network of supporters and alumni long after you complete the programme.
What we offer
And while you are transforming lives, Teach First will help you to maximise your own potential, discover new skills and build on those you already have. With high-quality training – leading to the achievement of Qualified Teacher Status – leadership development, coaching and ongoing alumni programmes, Teach First will provide you with a strong platform of skills and experience to take forward into any management career. That’s why over 80 companies, government agencies and public bodies back Teach First to develop top talent for the future. Put simply, if you can engage, manage and stimulate a class of under-performing teenagers, you can handle pretty well any situation in business.
Teach First is your chance to join in, and to stand out. When it offers so much, the real question is why wouldn’t you Teach First?
How to apply
Please visit the website http://www.teachfirst.org.uk