New Opportunity to Teach in the UK

What Qualifications Do you Need to Teach in UK?

Qualified teacher status (QTS) is what you need to teach in most primary and secondary schools in England.

  • have an undergraduate degree of the same academic standard as a UK bachelor’s degree, 
  • have completed teacher training that meets the standard of a level 6 qualification 
  • be qualified to teach children aged between 5 and 16 years
  • have at least one school year 
  • have the professional status needed to be a teacher in the country where you qualified

So how can someone untrained  in UK qualify???

iQTS….what is it and how will that help me qualify?

iQTS stands for International Qualified Teacher Status! 

Beginning February 1, 2023, there is going to be an opportunity for those who reside outside of the UK to earn QTS to be able to teach in the UK.

There are six pilot providers approved to offer training:

Check out  >>Get iQTS for more information

Who can qualify??

Teachers with qualifications from:

  • Ghana
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Jamaica
  • Nigeria
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Ukraine
  • Zimbabwe

IETLETS is not required from applicants whose educational instruction is done in English language

UK government plans on expanding the program to include all countries.

Process to become QTS ready

*Applicants will not have to travel to UK for their training. Rather, they would be able to training in partner schools and institutions in their countries or regions.

*Program fees starts from £9000

Apply for your teaching job and visa after QTS

You can apply for teaching jobs in England using a free, UK government-backed service.

You’ll also need a visa or immigration status allowing you to work in England. You can use this UK government tool to check if you need a visa.

You will usually need to find a job before you apply for a visa. Learn more about applying for the correct visa to teach in England.