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Teacher Training

Initial Teacher Training with East London Teaching School Alliance

Want to find out about routes into teaching? Want an exciting and challenging career in teaching?

School Direct is an exciting school based programme of initial teacher training. We are currently recruiting for September 2020 for the primary phase and the following secondary phase subjects:-

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Religious Education
  • Modern Languages
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Computer Science
  • Business Studies
  • Geography
  • History
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Art
  • Drama



Please note that applications have to be made through the DfE/UCAS website. Do not try to apply directly to schools.

Places will be available at St Angela’s Ursuline and in our partner schools across London and Essex. They can be found on Find Postgraduate Teacher Training by entering East London Teaching School Alliance in the ‘search by provider’ field. Our training provider is Partnership London SCITT (PLS).

Successful trainees will be awarded Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) on the salaried route and a PGCE on the tuition fee route from our training provider, Partnership London SCITT (PLS).

We welcome applicants who have UK residency, GCSE English and Mathematics (and Science if applying for primary) at grade C or grade 4 above and a degree (lower second minimum), in the subject in which the candidate wishes to train to teach.

For non-salaried places candidates will need to pay a course fee of £9,000 but may be eligible for bursaries and loans, details of which are available on the Get into Teaching website.

Bursaries and scholarships are available in Maths, Physics, Languages, Computing, Geography, Chemistry.
Bursaries are also available for Biology, English, D&T, History, Music and Religious Education.

All offers of a place are ‘conditional’ until Disclosure and Barring checks have been successfully completed, qualification checks and satisfactory references have been received and the professional skills tests passed. Our partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

St Angela’s offers School Experience placements for people thinking about a career in teaching, to see if it is suitable. Subject Knowledge Enhancement courses are also available for certain teacher training places.

Further information can be found on the Get into Teaching website or please contact:  Nicky Dominique: