Study with us to become a qualified teacher!


Do you want to earn up to £30,000 training to be a teacher in an outstanding secondary school in North London?

The New River Teaching Alliance has an excellent track record of bringing new and talented teachers into the profession through high quality training, delivered by experienced practitioners in our outstanding schools and universities.

We deliver the School Direct programme with our three strategic partners: University College London, Institute of Education (IoE), Goldsmiths, University of London, and Middlsesx University.  During this one year programme (September-June), you will undertake two high quality school placements.  You will receive a programme of training delivered through our schools and university providers to build your confidence and subject knowledge and give you the necessary skills to become an effective classroom teacher.

We are no longer recruiting for teacher training posts starting September 2020.  In October 2020, we will commence recrutiment for teacher training starting September 2021.

In the meantime, if you require further information about the School Direct programme please contact

ALL potential candidates will be expected to demonstrate the following:

  1. A UK undergraduate degree or a recognised equivalent qualification at 2.2 or above in a relevant subject
  2. GCSE Grade C or above in English Language and Mathematics
  3. A strong understanding of the subject you wish to teach

Courses for 2020 are now closed.