About us

We have an excellent heritage as an accredited ITT provider and in the 20+ years we’ve been operating we’ve had superb results.

Our course completion, employability and trainee satisfaction rates have been consistently outstanding. We believe this is down to our commitment, capability and credibility, which is underpinned by our ethos of bringing out the best in every individual. 

We are among the Top 10 Nationally for Teacher Training 

The SCITT has been nationally recognised for providing high quality teacher training in both Primary and Secondary

We offer outstanding personal support for you

We’ll get to know you well, so we can offer you tailored guidance and help you develop your own teacher persona.  We will ensure you learn the most current thinking and best practice.

We have a wealth of great Local Partnership Schools

We have extremely strong links with a number of Primary, Secondary and Special schools across the East Midlands, where you can undertake your practical training.

We have options for wherever you are in life

Whether you’re straight out of university or training later in life for a new career, we’ll support you in meeting your full potential  and guide you along your training journey.

Leading you to excellence from the very best schools

Our lead school, George Spencer Academy, is rated as Outstanding by Ofsted and is one of the first 100 national Teaching  Schools. It is also the lead school for one of the 32 national Maths Hubs, and plays an active role in national and international  networks.

Develop your career with us, training is for life

You’ll be offered a free place on our Early Career Teacher training programme to support you in your first two years of teaching.

You’ll also have a number of other options to choose from which will help develop you as an outstanding practitioner, including Leadership Pathways, Subject Leader Networks, Research School and Maths Hub programmes’

Beyond this we can support you through an accredited leadership qualification. We are licensed provider of the National Professional Qualification for Specialist Subjects.