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.

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We are proud to be recognised for our achievements.

22/06/18

What a fantastic afternoon! Congratulations to all our NQTs #nqtgraduation #topteachers pic.twitter.com/2P1WV93xax

02/05/18

Our Early Years lead, Mr Christie, will be appearing on @BBCBreakfast tomorrow morning to discuss the importance of ma…

27/04/18

Hear hear! Come and find out more about getting into teaching at Train to Teach event at Landau Forte College Derb… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

25/04/18

Brilliant few days @fairfieldnotts! Massive thanks to all the pupils, staff & @GSASCITT team that made me feel welcome th…

18/04/18

Free Skills Workshop to help with your UCAS teacher training application. For more details ow.ly/d/7xAv

05/03/18

Would you like to explore teaching as a career? Attend our info event at George Spencer on 17th March 10am-12am Visit https…

28/02/18

Looking forward to welcoming @GSASCITT trainees to @DerbyMoor today for diversity days placement. Thanks to @MrHallDMCSC fo…

28/02/18

Our Primary Thinking of Teaching Event being held at #Fairfield Primary Academy will be going ahead tonight as plan… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

22/02/18

#Thinking of Teaching Primary? Come along to our information event at @FairfieldPA on Wednesday 28th February at 5p… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

15/02/18

George Spencer Academy SCITT is all set up ready for the Derby STEM Careers Fair! #GSASCITT #STEM #GetintoTeaching pic.twitter.com/e4IdXAoU3P

09/02/18
18/01/18

Have you got your ticket for this Saturdays Teacher information Fair at @TorchSCITT @TootHillBingham yet? You still have ti…

13/01/18

Thinking about getting into teaching? Come and see us on the 20th January at @TorchSCITT @TootHillBingham for information o…

12/01/18

Understanding EAL learners so much more now thanks to Tahira’s expertise #expertteacher pic.twitter.com/xQG4oCM1L5

05/01/18

Boost to get more top professionals into teaching gov.uk/government/new…