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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 2019 starts – From October 2018 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) or an apprenticeship Primary course (codes 2MHM and 3BZJ)
  • 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 2019 – 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.

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, passing professional skills tests 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:

Course UCAS Code     Provider    

Primary SCITT (Foundation and KS1)

Primary SCITT (KS1 and KS2)



BBt19 SCITT (259)  
Schools Direct Primary Salaried 2MHM

St Edmund's (1EN)

Apprenticeship 3BZJ

St Edmund's (1EN)


Primary 3-7 Unsalaried

Primary 5-11 Unsalaried



St Johns CE Primary School 


Primary 5-11 Unsalaried 

Primary 3-7 Unsalaried



Parkwood Primary School



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