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Teacher training available in Doncaster

If you’ve ever thought about becoming a teacher, make your dream a reality and apply for teacher training in Doncaster.

There are a range of options available whether you choose to train to teach primary or secondary, and all result in the award of qualified teacher status. You can study university-led or school-led courses, with most providing a postgraduate qualification. Whichever level you choose you’ll get classroom experience in at least two schools, so you’ll get the support and skills you need to start your career.

Plenty of financial support is available to help you train to teach. You could be eligible for a tax-free bursary of up to £26,000 in key subjects to support you through your training, and a range of scholarships are also available.

There’s a guaranteed starting salary of £22,900 for new teachers, and mentors to help you every step of the way. As a teacher, you’ll enjoy excellent progression opportunities, with the chance of rapid progression to leadership roles and increased salaries to reflect performance and responsibilities.

Training to teach in Doncaster gives you the opportunity to change the lives of local young people. You’ll be in a position to inspire students to fulfil their full potential, and you can go home each day knowing you’ve made a real difference to your community.

By training to teach locally, you’ll receive training that fits around your life. Providers are available here in Doncaster, meaning no long and expensive commutes to clash with your existing commitments and responsibilities.

Right now, experts from the national Get into Teaching team are on hand, providing guidance to aspiring teachers throughout the application process.

Thomas Hodson is a teacher of science at Ash Hill Academy. Here, he explains why he chose to train and teach in Doncaster.

Before I trained to teach I coached basketball, and I was a cover supervisor here at Ash Hill Academy. Basketball allowed me to give young people the chance to build skills in a subject that I was passionate about, and my cover supervisor role also meant that I was able to be a positive role model to help students develop. For me, teaching was the next step.

I trained at Ash Hill Academy, which was my old school. It was great to give back to the school and community that inspired me in the first place. The staff are so experienced and friendly, but the best thing about teaching is seeing pupils achieve, in particular watching them learn new things and develop new skills.

I’m a local lad, and I want to be the best teacher I can be in my home town! Teaching here gives me the chance to see my family and friends too, as having a healthy work/life balance is important to me.

There would have been no better place for me to develop as a teacher than Doncaster.

So, whether you’re a recent graduate or seeking a career change visit education.gov.uk/teaching or call 0800 389 2500 to find out more.