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Entry Requirements

The Sheffield Teaching School Alliance is looking for candidates who have the potential to be an outstanding teacher with a passion for your subject, to have sound subject knowledge and an understanding of educational context in the U.K.

We also welcome applications that can demonstrate: good written English, resilience, enthusiasm, confidence, the ability to be reflective and emotional intelligence. We expect you to be aware of the professionalism required to teach and demonstrate your empathy and understanding when considering how a child develops. Our minimum entry requirements are:

  • A UK honours degree preferably at classification 2:1 or above or a recognised equivalent qualification in a relevant subject area.
  • GCSE English, Maths and Science at Grade C or above or equivalent - you must have these at the time of applying.
  • You must also successfully complete pre-entry skills tests in numeracy and literacy as designated by the National College for Teaching and Leadership.
  • Evidence of at least 15 days relevant primary or special school teaching experience in the two years preceding the application is preferred. Flexibility will be given to those wishing to pursue a career change.