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Science Teacher Training

City of London Academies Trust
London, UK
Bursaries and scholarships: £25,000 to £30,000
Posting live until
8 Jun 2024

Job Details

Starting: September 2024

Bursaries and scholarships: £25,000 - £30,000

Closing date: There is a rolling recruitment process until all places are full. Early applications are strongly advised.  


You will train to be an Science teacher in one of our City of London Academies Trust schools. 


Our flexible one-year programme has been designed to support you at every stage while you develop your skills as a classroom teacher.

The course includes:

  • Two weeks of intensive training in September at our central office in the historic Guildhall, London. This is followed by a further two weeks of intensive training at Guildhall later in the year.
  • A hybrid training approach. Once you start your placement, you will spend four days a week at your main placement school. You will also spend one day a week dedicated to training and development. This training will be offered via home study days and half-termly face-to-face subject networks.
  • The opportunity to work closely with a highly skilled and knowledgeable mentor, alongside other colleagues, who will also receive support and training.
  • A six-week second placement at one of our other CoLAT schools.

At the end of the programme you will be awarded qualified teacher status (QTS) and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE).

For more information, please see our website: Train to Teach | City of London Academies Trust (


You will be placed in a school local to you. bUSAOur schools are located in Islington, Hackney, Southwark and Newham. To find your nearest school, please see our website: Our schools and academies | City of London Academies Trust (


To be eligible to apply, you will need:

  • An undergraduate degree or equivalent.
  • To demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the subject you are applying to teach, either through your degree qualification, your A Levels or relevant experience.
  • Grade 4 (C) or above in English and Maths GCSEs, or equivalent qualification. In order to teach Primary, you will also need Grade 4 (C) or above in Science GCSE.



To apply, please use this link o the DfE website and select CoLAT as the training provider.


City of London Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from City of London Academies Trust vision and values.


Combining the heritage and tradition of the Corporation of London with an innovative and enterprising approach to teaching and learning, our ambition is to ensure that every one of our schools can be judged as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted within three years of joining our Trust. 

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