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How to apply to train as a teacher:

1. Thinking process:

  • Check you have the entry requirements for teaching – qualifications and experience.
  • Decide what age group and/or subject you want to teach.
  • Decide you want a programme led by and based in schools.
  • Decide you want to train in great Bradford schools
  • Choose an experienced SCITT provider with several years experience
  • Choose us.

2. Apply:

  • September 2020 starts – From October 2019 you will be able to search and apply for courses on the UCAS website (APPLY 1). (see link opposite)
  • Search on our postcode: BD8 9QW
  • Select 'Bradford Birth to 19 SCITT' to apply for a place on the fee-funded (unsalaried) Primary course (codes 2MHH and 2MHJ)
  • Select 'St Edmund's Nursery School', Washington Street, Bradford, BD8 9QW to apply for school funded (salaried)  Primary course (code 2MHM)
  • Search on Parkwood Primary School`s postcode: BD21 4QH
  • Select 'Parkwood Primary School' to apply for a place on the fee-funded (unsalaried) Primary course (codes 3BF8 and 3BF9)
  • Search on St Johns CE Primary School`s postcode: BD4 6JF
  • Select 'St Johns CE Primary School' to apply for a place on the fee-funded (unsalaried) Primary course (codes 3BFB and 3BFC)
  • January 2020 – if you aren’t holding an offer from APPLY 1, you can now continue to apply online through UCAS, adding one choice at a time through APPLY 2.

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3. The interview:

  • Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. You will be asked to bring original certificates of your qualifications, proof of address and proof of identification.
  • The interviews will be held in schools and involve school leaders.
  • You should expect to be observed in a classroom environment working with a small group of children, be interviewed by a panel of senior leaders, undertake literacy and numeracy tests.
  • The classroom observation in centered around a book. Click here for a list of book ideas.
  • In all, to demonstrate your passion for teaching, and to have clear ideas about what makes learning fun and successful.

4. The offer

  • If successful you will be made an offer conditional on qualifications checks and a DBS clearance. Also to pass a check on ID, childcare disqualification checks and proof of address.
  • You will also be invited to our induction event to be held in early July (date to be confirmed)      

Links - Please click on the links below

UCAS - Apply

UCAS link to provider search

Get into Teaching - Guidance for applicants



When applying please use the relevant course code below:


​​​​​​UCAS Code 


Primary SCITT (Foundation and KS1)

Primary SCITT (KS1 and KS2)



BBt19 SCITT (259)  


Schools Direct Primary Salaried


St Edmund's (1EN)


Schools Direct Primary  3-7 Unsalaried

Schools Direct Primary  5-11 Unsalaried




St Johns CE Primary School



Schools Direct  Primary 5-11 Unsalaried 

Schools Direct Primary  3-7 Unsalaried



Parkwood Primary School



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