School Direct


Click here to see our latest School Direct vacancies: Train to Teach with TESLA Places 2018-19

TESLA Teaching School Alliance offers initial teacher training places across primary and secondary phases, in a range of subjects, through the School Direct programme.

Our School Direct trainees graduate with a wealth of classroom experience, a full PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education), and QTS (Qualified Teacher Status).

In order to provide the very best support and choice for future teachers, we have established partnerships with accredited tertiary providers, including:

  • University of Sussex
  • University of Chichester
  • University of Winchester
  • University of Southampton
  • University of Portsmouth
  • Goldsmiths, University of London
  • St Mary’s University, Twickenham

For more information about bursaries and funding, click here.

To apply and find details on available placements for the coming academic year, visit the UCAS Teacher Training website and search for training provider ‘TESLA’.

For information regarding your consumer rights in relation to UCAS offers, please click here.

You can also view some relevant case studies here.