I am thinking of becoming a teacher

Physics teaching is one of the most challenging and fulfilling careers you could consider. Our schools need more specialist physics teachers than ever before, so we hope our information and advice will encourage you to pursue this rewarding career path.

We have plenty of information to help you make an informed decision on becoming a physics teacher, from the training options available, how to apply and what we can do to support you.

Not only do you have a choice on how to train but there are also options on what additional subjects your training will include, such as Physics with Science and Physics with Maths choices available.

What’s more, you could also receive a government bursary of up to £26,000, or an IOP Scholarship of £28,000 tax-free funding and support to help you through your training year.

To find out more about physics teacher training, register your details below and visit our recruitment events calendar to find out when and where to meet prospective training providers.

Alternatively, click on the following links for detailed information about training to teach in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

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