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Get into Teaching - School Direct

What is Schools Direct?

School Direct is a programme which gives schools the opportunity to recruit trainees directly, selecting them to train and work within their alliance of schools.

This gives schools greater control over the quality of training and how it is delivered. The training is delivered in partnership with a University training provider. In our case, the providers are the Universities of Brighton and Sussex.

There are two routes into School Direct: salaried and non‐salaried. The salaried route is aimed at graduates with at least 3 years relevant work experience and is an employment based route into teaching. The non‐salaried route is open to all graduates and is funded by tuition fees paid by the trainee. Each route leads to fully qualified teacher status.

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Become a teacher and inspire the next generation with the University of Brighton


Whether you have just graduated or already hold a degree and are looking for a career change, come to our Train to Teach evening on 19 October 2016 and find out about our postgraduate routes into teaching:

  • PGCE primary, secondary and Further Education and Training
  • School Direct Training and School Direct Salaried
  • Early Years Initial Teacher Training

Meet our course tutors, current trainee teachers and discuss vacancies with our School Direct partners. Plus learn about training bursaries worth up to £30,000.

There's no better place to train to teach than Brighton.

Find out more and book your place

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