Train to Teach with us

ITT Recruitment for 2020-21

Our School Direct teacher training programme is an excellent opportunity for graduates and career changers to join the teaching profession. School Direct is an excellent route into teaching that places the school based programme at the heart of the experience.

Our programme is primary with a 3-7, a 5-11 and a SEND pathway.

We are looking to recruit graduates to begin training in primary schools across Wolverhampton and the Black Country.

The School Direct teacher training route is led by Manor Teaching School, working in partnership with local schools and The University of Birmingham.

As well as Qualified Teacher Status, you will also gain a PGCE equivalent to a third of a master's degree with The University of Birmingham upon completion of the programme. You can be fully trained in just one year.

Why choose Manor?

Manor Teaching School has an excellent track record of working with other schools to train the next generation of outstanding teachers.  We are all totally committed to delivering on this National priority area.  We offer:

Hands on from the word go

On our School Direct teacher training programme, you’ll be given in-depth experience in the classroom. You will complete a main placement in a Key Stage of your choice and a second placement in a contrasting school and Key Stage. You will also have the opportunity to complete enhanced placements e.g. SEN, Early Years.

In addition, away from the classroom, you’ll receive practical training sessions from SLEs, experienced teachers and the team at Manor Teaching School. The University of Birmingham will also lead sessions to support your academic development.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking to recruit graduates to begin training in primary schools across Wolverhampton and the Black Country.

Applicants must have:

Preferable 2:1 or above degree

Please note, you will need to pass Maths and English skills tests before commencing the programme.
We are looking for ambitious individuals who can demonstrate potential and show strong commitment. Our School Direct programme is for people who are willing to work hard and are passionate about training to teach. Interested?

For more information please contact our School Direct Lead, Wendy Kendrick at or

How to apply

Apply for our School Direct programme via The UCAS Portal, by searching for Manor Primary Teaching School Alliance.

Please apply using the link below as early as possible to avoid disappointment.


Manor Teaching School

Ettingshall Road, Coseley,
West Midlands WV14 9UQ
Telephone: 01902 556460

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