Get into teaching
There are many reasons why teaching is an increasingly popular choice of career for a wide range of skilled and talented people. Teaching is a rewarding profession in more ways than one, offering fantastic career prospects and development opportunities in addition to competitive financial benefits.
In this section you can find out what a career in teaching has to offer, and learn about the routes available if you want to begin a career in teaching.
Turn your talent to teaching
Teachers of maths, physics, chemistry and modern languages are in high demand. Train to make a difference, inspire young people and benefit from an attractive starting salary
and training bursary.
Find out about the many routes to attaining qualified teacher status (QTS).
Find out more about a career in teaching if you are due to leave the Armed Services.
Find information and support available if you are considering a career in teaching.
Find out about the opportunities, training, support and rewards offered by a career in teaching.
Teaching offers very competitive financial rewards; find out about salary scales and development opportunities.
Find out about individual subjects and the differences between primary and secondary teaching.
This programme promotes a new career in teaching to employees who are considering a change.
Visit one of our regional teaching events or get involved online to find out more about a career in teaching.
Find out about the wide range of funding available for teacher training in England and Wales.
Have you searched the site but not found what you were looking for? Find the answers to popular questions.
In this section you can find the TDA's most recent promotional material, including television and online adverts.
Get help with completing your application for teacher training by using these tools and tips.
- 30% more people are training to teach physics than in 2010
- Every 3.5 minutes someone applies for postgraduate teacher training
- 17 people apply for postgraduate teacher training every hour
- Salaries for newly qualified teachers start from £21k–£27k
- Bursaries: You could get £20k tax-free for courses starting in 2012