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Why Train through Inspire?

Initial Teacher Training Opportunities

If you are looking for a rewarding career where you can transform lives, then teaching may be the career for you. Inspire Teaching Schools can help you to achieve your ambition through our Schools Direct programme.

What’s in it for you?

Let’s make it easy for you. At Inspire Teaching Schools, we are here to give you the best possible opportunities to grow and evolve into an enthusiastic, professional teacher. As one of the UK’s newest Teaching School Alliances, we do this by providing you with access to only the best Primary school placements, closely aligned to your strengths, personal development ambitions and desire to be supported. We are privileged to have access to a wealth of teachers who have already transformed the lives of countless children. Inspire is the training ground for you if this is also your ambition.

Our growing number of Alliance Partners already exceeds 40 schools across Northamptonshire and they provide extensive expertise across the broad range of curriculum subjects. Through these schools you can enjoy learning as you work toward your PGCE and strengthen your future job prospects.

The best place to learn about teaching is in the classroom!

Placement in the right school is the key. Inspire will not only ensure your chosen school fits your personal and training needs but we will also support you throughout your initial teacher training placement with life skills necessary for today’s primary school environment. Well-being and stress management techniques will be paramount to your success in teaching and Inspire will give you the necessary awareness of how to help yourself to be in control.

Extending your Success

If you are keen to further your qualifications, Inspire’s close association with the University of Northampton means that you can work towards a Masters degree in Education. Through our extensive training programme your continuous professional development will be supported by practitioners who are already highly effective in their own area of specialisation.

Want to know more?

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