We train and support teachers at every stage of their career

We recruit new trainees into the profession, support Newly Qualified Teachers, offer professional learning in a wide range of topics, and develop middle and senior leaders.


We train teachers for early years, primary, special and secondary schools

Our one-year teacher training course offers a blend of hands-on experience in the classroom, plus academic teaching at university.


We run the only national teacher training course for modern languages

The National Modern Languages SCITT is also a unique partnership between state and independent schools, with geographical hubs across the country.


We provide NQT induction services, including support and training for tutors and mentors.

For just £330 per NQT per academic year, we provide a simple, online service - run by a highly experience team who are on-hand throughout the year to answer your questions.


We run the Outstanding Teacher programme

This national programme gives good and outstanding teachers a set of high level skills and strategies that enable them to become consistently and sustainably outstanding.


We provide subject specialism training, plus a range of CPD courses

Our alliance across South Yorkshire and Derbyshire brings together the skills and experience of a large number of teachers - all ready to train and support their colleagues.


We provide School to School support across the region

Our team of SLEs (Specialist Leaders of Education) work with colleagues in local schools to provide support based on outstanding classroom practice.


We help our trainee teachers get their first job

We have many years' experience in supporting our trainees onto the first rung of the career ladder - with over 80% finding their first job within a month of finishing our course. We support them with their applications and help prepare them for their interviews.


Sheffield Teaching School Alliance is one of the longest established teaching schools in South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire, bringing 100+ newly trained teachers within the profession every year, via our network of
60+ schools

Why Choose Teaching as a Career?

Sheffield Teaching School Alliance

Train for the best job in the world

Supporting schools with NQTs

An online NQT induction service that supports the whole team

One simple package for only £330 per NQT per academic year. This package includes training for your school's NQT tutors and mentors.

Our key employment statistics

(Figures are for trainees getting a job within 6 months of our course in 2018; many achieve this before even finishing the course.)

Primary School

91.2 %

Secondary School

84.1 %

Modern Languages SCITT

86.4 %

Upcoming Events and CPD Courses

19th May 2022
04.30pm - 06.00pm

School Direct STTA Recruitment Event

20th Apr 2022
05.00pm - 06.30pm

School Direct STTA Recruitment Event

08th Mar 2022
05.30pm - 07.00pm

School Direct STTA Recruitment Event

07th Feb 2022
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School Direct STTA Recruitment Event

06th Jan 2022
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School Direct STTA Recruitment Event

08th Dec 2021
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School Direct STTA Recruitment Event

08th Nov 2021
05.00pm - 06.30pm

School Direct STTA Recruitment Event

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    The whole experience has been excellent. Everyone has been really helpful and I have been very lucky to have a great mentor and wonderful class teachers working alongside me and offering their support. The students have made it all worthwhile – what an amazing start to a fantastic profession!"


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