Changing
Career

Our job is to help you become a great teacher. Our expert recruitment advisors will help you find a training course that works for you from the hundreds available, and make sure you hit the ground running ready for interview. Once you’re successful at interview and accepted your training offer, you join the Now Teach Network. We’re there to support you through the highs and lows as a career-changer. Our two-year support programme and your fellow Network will help you make use of your years of experience to make a difference in young people’s lives. Our unique support means that Now Teachers have a higher retention rate than the national average.

Graduation Photo

Changing Career

There’s a lot to consider if you are thinking about becoming a teacher, so we’ve gathered together the key information that you need to know. If your questions aren’t answered here, please email our expert careers team who will be happy to provide advice.

Career change with Now Teach
Graduation Lucy

Career Change Programme

Our job is to help you become a great teacher. We help you pick a training course from the hundreds of options and make sure you hit the ground running with our expert support.

Career Change Programme
Lucy Peston Laura

About The Network

When the first cohort of Now Teachers enrolled in 2017, Lucy Kellaway and Katie Waldegrave told them they had joined a movement.

About The Now Teach Network
Conference Michael

Joining The Network

Our careers team are here to help you make an informed choice over whether you train at a university or a school-based course, to pursue a compressed and flexible training option, or study for a PGCE or just gain QTS or gain both. Once on the Programme our Network is here to accelerate and support your progress as you train to teach and beyond.

Joining The Now Teach Network
Karin outside 2

Becoming a Secondary School Teacher

Our job is to help you become a great teacher. When you join our network, we help you pick a training course from the hundreds of options and make sure you hit the ground running. We’re there to support you when it gets tough and help you use your years of experience to make a difference in young people’s lives. 

Becoming A Teacher With Now Teach
Sameera
"Now Teach were constantly available. They assured me I could teach, helped me to prepare for my interview, and especially supported me through those first few months of training. There were moments I didn't think I could do it but I had incredible support from my mentor at school, Now Teach, and my training provider."

Sameera Asad Cooper, 2022