Train with us

We need outstanding teachers and teaching assistants to deliver an excellent education to the children of Sussex.

We offer a range of training options to suit you.

 

 

SECONDARY
SCHOOL DIRECT

Female teacher and pupil

Are you an aspiring secondary school teacher?
Based in our academies in Burgess Hill, Hastings or St Leonards, you’ll gain valuable in-school experience, study at the University of Brighton and graduate with a postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) and qualified teacher status (QTS).

PRIMARY
SCHOOL DIRECT SCITT

Primary School Direct SCITT trainees

Passionate about primary teaching?
On this school-centred training programme delivered by the Sussex Teacher Training Partnership, you’ll train alongside experience teachers, attend training sessions in partnership schools across Sussex and graduate with qualified teacher status (QTS).

POSTGRADUATE TEACHING APPRENTICESHIPS

Male teacher and pupil

Ready to inspire as a primary or secondary teacher?
Perfect for experienced professionals and graduates, on this apprenticeship you’ll blend on-the-job training with part-time study at the University of Brighton. You’ll graduate with qualified teacher status (QTS) and a postgraduate certificate. 

TEACHING ASSISTANT
APPRENTICESHIPS

Female teacher and pupils

Looking to take your career to the next level?
If you’re employed as a teaching assistant in the Trust this apprenticeship gives you the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (STALIS) qualification at Level 2 or 3 in your own academy.

TEACHING
INTERNSHIPS

Want to try out maths or physics teaching?
If you’re studying for a maths, engineering or physics related degree, this four-week teaching internship will give you valuable insight into teaching in a secondary school.