Why Train With Us?

We’re right here for you…

We have an excellent heritage as an accredited ITT provider and in the 18 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 Top 10 Nationally for Teacher Training

We have been named by the Good Teacher Training Guide as one of the top 10 teacher trainer providers in the country and the second best primary teacher trainer nationally.


We offer the very best personal support for you

We’ll get to know you properly, so we can offer you tailored guidance and help you develop your own personal learning style. 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 Teaching School Alliance Newly Qualified Teacher Induction Programme. Also you will be given a number of different options to choose from according to your desire. We are licensed by the National College of Teaching and Leadership to deliver your career development for you, for life.

Think you’re ready to join our Teacher Training?


We are proud to be recognised for our achievements.

13/05/19

#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek starts today - this year's focus is #bodyimage. Students will have opportunities to take part…

08/05/19

Such a fun & productive day working with colleagues from @GSASCITT @ScittelsSchool and #partnershiplondonscitt ! Looking fo…

07/02/19

MFL trainees planning their lesson study ... all contributing to one lesson plan via the magic of Google!… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

24/01/19

Has been fantastic to catch up with so many ex-trainees who are loving their NQT year and thriving in their new schools #getintoteaching

22/01/19

Huge congratulations and very well done to all the @GSdrama, music, staff and students who were amazing in the @George_S…

17/01/19

Examining mindset mastery and sustainability with Felicity King tonight pic.twitter.com/OWXf5Q4oTn

29/11/18
29/11/18

Great to meet so many aspiring teachers at Train to Teach in Derby tonight #traintoteach

08/11/18

Thank you for sharing your expertise! twitter.com/SunnysideSA/st…

17/10/18

Great to see so many potential teachers at Train to Teach Nottingham. Come and talk to us about joining the best pr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

16/10/18

George Spencer Academy SCITT will be there ... come and chat to us about the exciting opportunities we offer… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

05/10/18

"My favourite part of both teaching and the Future Teaching Scholars Programme is the number of opportunities you get to…

03/10/18

Science trainees getting to grips with practicals #expertteacher pic.twitter.com/JMel1skfp6

21/09/18

Lesson planning begins for @GSASCITT trainees #expertteacher pic.twitter.com/R1Xs0Nofaj

07/09/18

Fantastic warm welcome at Derby Uni today... looking forward to level 7 ⁦@DerbyUni#expertteacher pic.twitter.com/NIvtMZCC8t

31/08/18

And here we go... working hard already pic.twitter.com/2CzCfDUN5p

31/08/18

All ready to welcome the new cohort for18-19. Can’t wait to get started! pic.twitter.com/dKBnYevaRb