School Direct - Training Route

On this route, Teach Northants offers practical, hands-on training and education based in a variety of local schools as well as at our Northampton training centre.

Teach Northants will recruit you as a trainee onto our School Direct course with placement schools in mind just for you. The School Direct course lasts for one year, training in at least two schools across at least two consecutive age ranges. You will be charged tuition fees, although you can apply for a bursary and financial support such as student loans, if eligible. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded Qualified Teacher Status. The tuition fee for this programme is £7,500.

School Direct is the ideal training route if you want to train and learn ‘on the job’ as the large majority of your time will be spent in the classroom, receiving intensive support from experienced teachers and mentors. Dedicated support through the programme includes:-

  • Dedicated mentor within your placement school.
  • Extensive support from knowledgeable and experienced programme managers.
  • Centre based training sessions delivered by a range of specialists. These include core training days and weekly twilight training sessions.