• The equivalent of a UK upper second class honours degree of which approximately 50% is comprised of the subject you wish to teach or a closely related subject.
  • Significant and relevant subject knowledge. This should be demonstrated at both application and interview.
  • GCSE English and Mathematics at Grade C or above (or equivalent) which must be achieved at the time of application.
  • Pass the QTS Skills Tests by 1st August prior to the beginning of the programme.



Your professional and interpersonal qualities and your commitment to teaching will be considered when making an admissions decision.

We are looking for trainees who are committed to changing students’ lives through learning. We want candidates who have a passion for their subject and a drive to share that passion with young people from across the west of Cumbria.

Apply to us if you want to become the very best secondary teacher and are driven by a desire to make a difference.



Successful candidates will receive an offer conditional upon successful medical and criminal record checks. The latter is carried out by the Disclosure and Barring Service and full instructions on how to apply will be provided.