Josie Thirkell Institute of Education offers teacher training across the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire region.
We work in partnership with two universities and two School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) providers across the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire region:
- Bishop Grosseteste University based in Lincolnshire (BGU);
- Sheffield Hallam University in South Yorkshire (SHU);
- Exceed SCITT within West Yorkshire;
- and East of England SCITT across Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire.
We offer placements in Primary, Secondary and Special school settings across six different Local Authorities.
As a School Direct trainee, you will become part of the team allowing you to train alongside experienced and specialist teachers, offering you support and guidance throughout your training year.
We are a values driven alliance and we believe relationships do make a difference.
Through School Direct, we recruit, nurture and develop new and exciting talent to the profession as part of our drive to promote outstanding teaching and learning in our schools.
For unsalaried places, there are different types of funding options available:
Am I eligible?
In order to be eligible for the programme you would need to hold the following qualifications:
When you apply on the Department for Education (DfE) website, your application will go through an initial screening process. If your application makes it through the initial screen, you will be formally invited to an interview in one of our School Direct partner schools.
How do I apply?
Recruitment for the 2022/23 programme is open now.