Routes into TeachingHow do I become a Teacher?

Routes into Teaching

Whatever your circumstances, if you're still at college, about to graduate or simply looking for a change of direction, there are multiple ways to enter the teaching profession in England.

Please note: Manchester City Council are not directly involved with the provision of teacher training programmes but we hope that the content of this section will provide you with some brief, easy to understand information to help get you started and point you in the right direction. 

For more detailed,  in-depth information regarding available programmes and courses including advice and guidance relating to grants and funding, please visit the UK Government Department for Education (DfE) Get-into-teaching service or the National Careers Service website.