Initial Teacher Training

Welcome to TLET Initial Teacher Training (ITT)
Train to be a teacher with us: Our School Direct – Initial Teacher Training programme places trainee teachers in the classroom from day one working alongside experienced teachers to learn the skills of teaching from dedicated subject mentors.

How to apply:
You can *FIND* teacher training places for entry in 2022 from 5 October 2021 here

You can *APPLY* for teacher training place for 2022 entry from 12 October 2021 here

*Please use the postcode CV22 5ET or training provider name ‘Transforming Lives Educational Trust’

School Experience Programme (SEP)

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, we cannot offer classroom-based school experience at this time.
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School Direct

School Direct courses last a year and result in qualified teacher status (QTS). Moreover, they earn you a postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) and/or Masters Degree-level credits in partnership with a university. You’ll train in two schools within our School Partnership Network across Coventry, Warwickshire, Leicestershire and Northamptonshire, getting the chance to learn ‘on the job’. You will receive intensive support from experienced teachers and mentors as well as experience in classroom teaching. Our School Direct Trainees often secure a full-time permanent teaching role within our school partnership network.

To discuss how we may be able to help please contact

Bursaries and scholarships
Scholarships and bursaries will be announced by the DfE
later in autumn 2021 and we will publish them as soon as they are announced, last year the amounts were:

A scholarship award of £26,000 is available in Chemistry, Computing, Maths and Physics.

Alternatively, bursaries of £24,000 are available for Chemistry, Computing, Maths and Physics. A bursary of £10,000 is available for Modern Languages, and a bursary of £7,000 is available for Biology. Bursaries are contingent on a candidate being in receipt of a 2:2 degree, or higher.

School to School Support

We support school improvement by working with underperforming maintained schools and academies. Typically these schools are maintained schools judged by Ofsted as ‘Requires Improvement’, or an academy judged as ‘Requires Improvement’ or ‘Inadequate’.

As a Teaching School and National Support School, we have supported a number of local primary and secondary schools which require improvement in specific areas, such as raising standards, reducing performance variation, innovations in leading learning, system leadership development and strategic planning.

Our team includes Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs) who have a proven track record in supporting Senior and Middle Leaders to facilitate school improvement.

To discuss how we may be able to help your school please contact

Teaching Professional Development (CPD)

Effective training and professional development is at the heart of school, and career, improvement. With changing contexts, qualifications, standards and expectations comes the necessity to be able to approach matters in different ways. Professional development for individual staff is often a precursor to developing high-performing teams.

Whether you are a trainee teacher, NQT, a teacher wanting to improve in the classroom, a subject leader requiring team training, or an experienced middle leader looking to develop senior whole-school leadership skills, we have a range of CPD opportunities for you.

Join Us

Do you want to work in a forward-thinking, dynamic and supportive Trust that is rapidly growing in reputation?

If so, the Transforming Lives Educational Trust is the Trust for you. Results across our academies exceed the national averages. Ofsted has praised the progress that is being made, and our outstanding commitment to staff development attracts the very best people to support our goals and ambitions.

If you require any further information, or would like to talk to us about Initial Teacher Training, please e-mail or contact us. We look forward to hearing from you!