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.

England Wales
(excluding London and fringes)
Inner London Outer London London fringe
MAX £27,216 £31,644 £30,452 £28,343
MIN £17,208 £21,641 £20,441 £18,339


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.

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.
Successfully completed the professional skills tests in numeracy and literacy

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