Make a difference where it matters

Join the ARK Teacher Training programme and spend a year working in one of our 27 schools, graduating with a PGCE and Qualified Teacher Status.

Lots of our schools are in areas facing social and economic challenges - so you’ll be able to make a difference to our pupils from day one. You’ll be working alongside exceptional people who will support you every step of the way in changing our pupils’ lives for the better.

Why ARK Teacher Training?

Our training programme is different to any other. It gives you regular, practical support from some of the best people in the profession. It is also the first step on a career path that leads to becoming an exceptional teacher - and even running your own school one day.

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Ready to apply?

If you’re ready to help us change our pupils’ lives for the better, we want to hear from you.

  1. Start by double checking that you’re eligible for our programme.
  2. Apply through the UCAS portal

We know the UCAS application can be a bit confusing and we want to help.

Please feel free to email us your CV or call us on 0203 116 6353 and we can walk you through the process. You can also take a look at our helpful guide on how to apply (PDF format).

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ARK Teacher Training is for those people who are interested in educational disadvantage. They need your passion… the training is intense and challenging but it’s definitely where I want to be.

As a teacher you reap a lot of rewards. Students know when you put a lot into a lesson and when you care about them.