Every lesson shapes a life

Get into teaching with support and advice from the Department for Education. By Havas London, the high profile national Train to Teach campaign features a supporting cast of real teachers who help communicate the unparalleled role that teachers play in shaping the lives of young people.

Exceptional opportunities for our 7,000 teachers

Clear development pathways to leadership make Northamptonshire an excellent choice for 7,000 ambitious, high performing teaching professionals. To sustain improvement in education provision for all of our young people we now need to recruit, develop and train hundreds more exceptional teachers and leaders. With professional development firmly at the top of our agenda, you won’t be disappointed if you choose to join us. Northamptonshire is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the county’s children and young people. We expect all candidates to share this commitment.

  • 80%

    Special Schools Good or Outstanding

  • 70%

    Secondary Schools Good or Better

  • 100%

    Nursery Schools Good or Outstanding

  • 85%

    Early Years Good or Better

Routes into Teaching


School Led Training

You’ll get the chance to learn on the job in at least two schools, learning from experienced colleagues and putting your new skills into practice from day one.


University Led Training

If you want your teacher training to be based at university, this is the option for you. Find out more about the courses available to you here.



Postgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship programmes are a nationally recognised, work-based route into teaching. An alternative to a traditional full-time university course, offering a postgraduate-level qualification, no tuition fees, and the opportunity to earn while you learn.

Apply for your Northamptonshire Teacher Training place today

Download details of our outstanding teacher training providers in Northamptonshire, for school-led teacher training places and more.


Northamptonshire Teacher Training Schools

Pen Green Centre
Pen Green Ln, Corby NN17 1BJ

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