About the programme

The Teaching Apprenticeship programme provides a fee-free, salaried route for graduates to enter the teaching profession and gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) within 1 year.

Graduates benefit from one-to-one support to find a school looking to employ a Teaching Apprentice.

Salary & fees

Teaching Apprentices are paid in line with at least point one on the unqualified teachers’ pay scale. Read more about funding and entitlements on our Salary & Fees page

England Wales
(excluding London and fringes)
Inner London Outer London London fringe
MAX £28,735 £33,410 £32,151 £29,924
MIN £18,169 £22,849 £21,582 £19,363


You will be employed by the school for a minimum of 12 months during your Initial Teacher Training (ITT). After 9 months you will achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and then complete a final assessment, known as an End-Point Assessment, to pass the apprenticeship. Your training will be delivered by a DfE approved ITT provider. Find out more on our training page

Entry requirements

Applicants must have:

The equivalent to a grade 4 in GCSE English and mathematics. If you intend to teach primary aged pupils, you will also need a grade 4 GCSE in a science subject.
A degree awarded by a UK higher education provider, or a recognised equivalent qualification.
Fundamental skills in English and maths to an appropriate level. You will be supported to achieve this.

Visit our application page to find out more!

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