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Initial Teacher Training

Applications for September 2020, now open!

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Acorns Teaching School Alliance

2CV / 2Z77 – General primary

365R- General Primary salaried

Apply online via the UCAS website

Acorns Teaching School Alliance use SAF ITT as our Training Provider to deliver our School Direct Initial Teacher Training programme. To find out more about SAF ITT click here.  This programme is an innovative new training programme where you learn ‘on the job’. At Acorns, we can provide emphasis on the 3-7 age range, for those particularly interested in the early years. For further information, please email;

Who can apply?

  • Do you have a degree and at least a GCSE C grade (or equivalent) in English, maths and science?
  • Do you have a passion and commitment to teach in the early years?

What do we offer?

  • High quality teacher training based in local schools. Successful candidates will achieve QTS status.
  • Work closely with experienced EYFS practitioners recognised by OFSTED as ‘outstanding’.
  • Tuition fee route available with potential of financial support, click here for more information
  • Salaried route available if you have a school in place  willing to support you in this route, for more information call 01707 323693 or email