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Start your journey into teaching with KCSCITT

Do you want to train to be a teacher but want to get into school straight away? Our training programme is for you! We offer a one-year teacher training course with the option of studying for a PGCE alongside your in-school teacher training.

Our programme

Puts you in school from day one; learning from experienced teachers and putting your skills into practice from the beginning. We run a comprehensive, central training programme. You will receive high-quality training from subject specialists and experienced educators; preparing you to be an outstanding teacher in the future.

Your first day starts in your school and you are released one to two days a week for central training with the SCITT and subject-specific training, with the other days being in school, on the ground and learning from experienced colleagues.

Who we are

We are an established provider of initial teacher training since 2003, rated Good in our Ofsted inspection in 2015. We are able to offer placements across Kirklees, Calderdale and local surrounding areas in a range of different schools. We take into consideration our trainees' location, strengths, skills and needs when placing them in one of our numerous schools.

Subjects we offer

   Primary (5-11)
   Secondary (11-16 with Post 16 Enhancement)
     English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, History, Physical Education, Physical
     Education with EBACC, Music, Design & Technology, MfL and Drama.

Entry requirements

All qualifications must be gained by the start of the course but not before interview – visit our how to apply page for full details.

* GCSE Maths and English, at least Grade C (+ Science for Primary)
* A minimum of a second class UK Bachelors degree with Honours
* You must also pass the professional skills tests in English and Maths

How to apply

Visit the UCAS page. To find us, simply search for us by name (‘Kirklees’) and don’t apply any other filters. You’ll be presented with the search listings for programmes we offer. To see the full list of training programmes (whether we have vacancies or not), use the ‘All training programmes, with or without vacancies’ filter. Then click SEARCH.

Find out more

We hold regular information events at our office and also attend the larger Train to Teach events — check our website for details of our next event.


Telephone: 01484 221177
E-mail: teacher.recruitment@kirklees.gov.uk
Website: www.kcscitt.com