There are many different teacher training providers in the Hull & Humber region offering routes to achieve Qualified Teacher Status for Primary and Secondary education. Use these links to find out more about them and to make the right choice for you.


Hull SCITT: Hull SCITT (School Centred Initial Teacher Training) is led and managed by teachers for teachers. Trainees become a member of staff in school on day one and spend the majority of their time working in schools supported by an experienced mentor. There are 25 schools in our partnership; we know each other extremely well. This enables us to carefully match trainees to schools guaranteeing a personalised programme. Central based training is led and delivered by teachers recognised as Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs). On successful completion of the course we award QTS and work in partnership with Hull University to enable students to achieve PGCE.


St Mary’s College School Direct partnership offers primary and secondary teacher training places with a 100% school-based approach that leads to PGCE and QTS. Our primary places are offered in the family of Catholic primary schools in Hull. Our secondary training places are based in St Mary’s College and The Marvell College. All our courses offer two placements in successful local schools, expert mentoring and subject knowledge development from experienced classroom teachers, and professional training, support and QTS accreditation from our partner, Hull SCITT, as well as the option to gain a PGCE from the University of Hull.


North Lincolnshire SCITT Partnership is a supportive, well-established and successful provider offering SCITT and School Direct teacher training (Primary and Secondary) in 30 plus North Lincolnshire schools and academies. All trainees undertake a PGCE with the opportunity to secure 60 credits at Masters level. We currently work with three lead schools: Oasis Henderson Avenue Primary; South Axholme Academy and St Hugh’s National Teaching School and enjoy strong backing from North Lincolnshire Council. We are proud of our trainees who all secure NQT posts and go on to make a real difference in the schools employing them.


Humber Teaching School: Schools in the Humber Teaching School work in partnership with both Hull University and Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln to develop a training programme which suits the needs of their trainees and the local education context. All our students benefit from an induction programme, an enrichment placement, expert mentoring, development of subject knowledge in school and a second school experience. At the Humber Teaching School we offer placements at 5 secondary schools across Lincolnshire and Yorkshire, 1 sixth form college and 9 primary schools. The Humber Teaching School is further developing our School Direct provision for 2015/16. For further details please contact Lauren Hoyle or Becky Shore.


Tidal Teaching School Alliance offers Training and Salaried EYFS and Primary places in Ofsted rated Outstanding and Good Schools across the city of Hull and nearby coastal regions. Our host Secondary School places are undertaken at the superb Malet Lambert School. All trainees are offered two placements in contrasting schools with a school based approach that leads to QTS. A tailored and personal course ensures the needs of all trainees are skilfully developed through: experienced school mentors, outstanding classroom practitioners, excellent SLE training from across the Alliance and well delivered lectures and pedagogical support through our HEI provider – Hull University.


The University of Hull is a well-established provider of Initial Teacher Education and works in Partnership with Schools across the Yorkshire and Humber region offering programmes at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate level in Early Years, Primary and Secondary education. We offer a high quality support for all our trainees (Ofsted, 2014), and many of those who train with us secure teaching posts within our partnership. We support a growing number of School Direct partnerships across our region and beyond. Each partnership is unique. As a result, the amount of time you spend at the University will vary according to the programme and School Alliance in which you are based.


Yorkshire Wolds Teacher Training is based at South Hunsley School and Sixth Form, part of The Education Alliance, offering school-led teacher training and the award Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) for trainee teachers. As part of a growing trust, The Education Alliance, South Hunsley School and Sixth Form is an Outstanding school and has a long standing history of excellence in initial teacher training. Trainees experience placements in a wide range of school-based settings working with outstanding practitioners.
During the year-long course, trainees will spend time, as a group, at South Hunsley School and 6th Form working with the school-led teacher training team and lecturers from the University of Hull, engage in our comprehensive ITT development sessions, covering pedagogy, practice and theory collectively through your school and university sessions. This includes a one-week induction to education programme at the beginning of the course and approximately one day a week throughout the year. All trainees will have full access to university resources and expertise, studying towards a Post Graduate Certificate in Education.


Yorkshire and Humber Teacher Training offers secondary initial teacher training across the Yorkshire and Humber region. The 44 week course is delivered by outstanding teachers from a range of schools. The theoretical training is mainly delivered in two teaching blocks at our conference facilities in Hull, while subject enhancement takes place in school. We offer two placements in contrasting schools from our partnership. You will be further supported by our team of experienced mentors and subject specialists. Initial teacher training with Yorkshire and Humber Teacher Training leads to the award of QTS and a PGCE from our HEI partner.


Northern Lincolnshire Education Consortium – Children are not all the same and neither are the schools within our consortium. Our secondary schools are big, small, tall, they are rural, urban, some are in the middle of towns and others at the end of the village lane. We are a well-established, strong, collaborative partnership with an excellent track record in teacher training. We are looking for individuals who share our vision of providing a great education for all our children. We offer a range of secondary School Direct programmes which lead to the award of a PGCE from the University of Hull in addition to QTS.