Train To Teach

Why train to teach with Prince Bishops Teaching School Alliance?

By choosing to train to teach with Prince Bishops Teaching School Alliance you will learn first hand from outstanding teachers and be immersed in school life from the outset.

It is a unique partnership between primary and secondary schools, working with young people aged 3-19 years. There are 12 schools: 9 primary and 3 secondary, who work in partnership across the Durham Diocese and Newcastle Diocese.

Please click here to view our interactive train to teach brochure and read what our trainees and mentors have to say about out programme.

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There are more great reasons to pursue a career in teaching than ever before and more of the best graduates and professionals are training to teach.

Do you believe and want to ensure that every pupil gets the same access to a quality education and the opportunity to succeed?

Do you inspire young people and use your skills to give something back?

Do you have the ability to enthuse and engage others?

What is School Direct?

School Direct is a brilliant option if:

You want to train and learn ‘on the job’,
Receive intensive support from experienced teachers and mentors, ensuring you don’t teach unsupported until they feel you are ready
Be part of a team from the very start.
The principles of academic rigour on School Direct are the same as on university-led courses.
You’re also equally eligible for a training bursary (or, where appropriate, scholarship)
You can apply for the same financial support, such as student loans.
Please visit The Department for Education, Get into Teaching website for all the facts you need together with some answers to some often asked questions click here.

Department for Education