United Teaching Blog

'My students give me life!'

16/12/2019

Hear from our trainee teachers one term into their Initial Teacher Training year - how they're getting on and their highlights so far:

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Training to teach with a scholarship

19/11/2019

Julie, chemistry trainee at Surbiton High School, worked in industry before deciding to become a teacher. She also successfully applied for a teacher training scholarship from the Royal Society of...

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Training to teach at my old school

30/10/2019

Two former students of Salford City Academy have returned to school, this time at the front of the class as trainee teachers!

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Why did you decide to teach?

27/09/2019

We asked our new trainees why they decided to become teachers. This is what they told us…

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My teacher training year

30/08/2019

About to start her NQT year, Zeynab reflects on her initial teacher training.

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Training to teach after graduation

28/05/2019

You’re coming to the end of your university course and starting to think about Life After Graduation. But the idea of a routine 9-to-5 job, sitting behind a desk and glued to your emails, sends a...

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Top tips for managing your workload as a trainee teacher

10/05/2019

Workloads can be a concern for many people considering teaching. Trainee English teacher Abbie from Manchester Academy gave us the lowdown on how her workload has evolved over the past year, and her...

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What I've learnt in six months of teacher training

04/03/2019

We caught up with trainee Maths teacher Christobel to find out how she's getting on six months into her United Teaching training programme:

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Teacher training - six months in

25/02/2019

Trainee English teacher Emma began teaching at Paddington Academy in September after a career as a university lecturer – what has changed since then?

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My teaching career so far: Martin Oldfield

08/11/2018

We caught up with Martin Oldfield, Director of Curriculum at William Hulme’s Grammar School in Manchester, to learn how his career progressed from trainee to senior leader.

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"There have been a few surprises..."

02/11/2018

Trainee English teacher Cate was used to long hours and short deadlines from her former career in the media. So how did teaching line up with her expectations?

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Jenna's first half term as a trainee teacher

31/10/2018

We caught up with former physiotherapist, Jenna, who is now training as a Biology teacher at Glenmoor and Winton Academies. What have been the highs and lows of her first half term?

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