Teacher Training With Essex School Direct

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Applications to train with us in Sept '22 are now CLOSED, but you can sign up to our next virtual event to find out how to apply in the next cycle!

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Want to change career? Not fully using your degree? Last year at uni and unsure what's next? Contact or visit us to find out if teacher training is for you!

Testimonials from trainees

Hear more about what it's like to train as a teacher with Essex School Direct

Check out our video of testimonials from our current trainees

Welcome to Essex School Direct

A Proud History of Successful Teacher Training

With Essex School Direct you will be in safe hands. We are a highly experienced provider with a long tradition of successful teacher training.

24 Partner Schools

Based at our Lead School, Davenant Foundation School in Loughton (Essex), we work as a partnership with 24 other schools in West Essex, Harlow, Chelmsford and Havering to provide both primary and secondary initial teacher training.

Ofsted 2021

"The quality of education and training is 'Good.' "

"...trainees gain the knowledge and skills they need."

Read more about our partnership

TES Institute Partnership

We provide a very special, school based training experience in partnership with Tes Institute, who have a reputation for innovative on-line learning materials, especially in shortage subjects, with its Subject Knowledge Enhancement courses. 

Committed To Working Together

All our partnership schools are committed to working together through the School Direct programme with our provider Tes Institute to offer the very best of school-based teacher training programmes. 

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Face-To-Face Studies

Our programme will seek to maximise time spent in the classroom by ensuring that the face-to-face professional studies programme is of the highest quality and delivered within our locality. 

Achieve Your Full Potential

Our successful programme is reflected in the positive feedback from our learners. Read our testimonials to see what people have said about training with us!

Get Into Teaching

Every day you’ll get the chance to inspire young people and use your skills to give something back – making sure every pupil gets the same access to a quality education and the opportunity to succeed.

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Don't Just Take Our Word For it

Student Testimonials

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