How to Apply

Before you start the application with Manchester Nexus SCITT, there are a few things for you to think about and look over:

Choose your programme

In the first instance, you need to decide whether primary or secondary teaching is more suited to you. You will also need to consider the necessary entry requirements and how your degree subjects applies.

Check entry criteria

You can view qualifications needed and the person specification on our selection process page.

Check finance

You can check tuition fees/ scholarship and bursary information on our finance page.

Start your application

Click the link below to apply, you’ll need to create an account with the DfE before completing the form.
We have experience of supporting applications from a range of educational and career backgrounds. Please get in touch if you are unsure if you could apply, we’ll be more than happy to advise.

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Next steps

As part of your application, you will be required to submit a personal statement expressing your reasons for applying for Teacher Training, why you want to become a teacher and how your experiences, personal skills and attributes will allow you to become an effective teacher. Once you have submitted your application, it will then be assessed by the SCITT team. For application tips, please visit our selection process page.

Interview process

All interviews take place face to face. At interview, you will be required to verify your identity, preferably from a current photographic ID. A passport or driving licence and proof of address will be suitable. 

Pre-course checks and offer conditions

You will be required to obtain a certificate for an enhanced DBS check as you will be engaging in regulated activity, if successful in your application for a training place.

Before final acceptance on the course, all candidates who are offered a firm or conditional place will complete and return a declaration of health questionnaire. This information will be considered by the medical adviser who will request additional information if necessary. The majority of trainees sail through this process so you shouldn’t be alarmed.

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