Training with TELA

Achieve with TELA

'Achieve with TELA' School Direct Initial Teacher Training programme is an established programme with a successful track record of recruiting the best and providing a high quality experience. Our ethos is to train, employ and grow our own teachers and future leaders in Leicestershire and the surrounding areas.

‘The experience and opportunities you will receive are invaluable‘ 

- L Pole

'Achieve' have been involved in teacher training for over 10 years and have a proven track record of success. We have a 98% pass rate, 0% dropout rate and over 65% of our graduates find employment within our alliance of schools.

‘A very supportive alliance. Talented staff with a passion to teach people how to teach‘ 

- M McLellan

We provide Schools Direct Initial Teacher Training in primary and secondary education and work in partnership with three universities: University of Leicester, Loughborough University, and Warwick University. All courses will lead to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and Masters Credits.

Our school based provision includes two high quality teaching placements with experienced and supportive mentors in two schools with varied age ranges, within a local hub model.

Getting to experience a number of different schools during training was incredibly worthwhile‘ 

- J Fawcett

'Achieve' in partnership with TELA are a career-long training provider. During your Teacher Training, we will fast-track you for interview at schools within our alliance. While we can’t guarantee you a job, we certainly give you the tools and training to put you head and shoulders above your competitors.

‘The training sessions were relevant and pragmatic. As well as the content it was always great to meet up with other Achieve trainees‘ 

- A Davies

Once you have completed your training year we will continue with you on your teaching journey providing an NQT conference and bespoke NQT training. 

As a recently qualified teacher (RQT), you will present your action research at our Leicestershire research conference. 

We even provide National Professional Qualifications in Middle Leadership, Senior Leadership and Headship. 

Achieve and TELA are with you every step of the way through your teaching career.

Partner schools offering placements

Primary Schools

Arnesby C of E School

Badgerbrook Primary School

Cosby Primary School

Croft Primary school

Hallbrook Primary School

Old Mill Primary School

Orchard C of E Primary School

Richmond Primary School

St Peter’s C of E Primary School

Secondary Schools

Brockington College

Countesthorpe Leysland Community College

Hinckley Academy

Market Bosworth High School

Manor High School

Redmoor Academy

Thomas Estley Community College

Wigston Academy

Wigston College

Find out more and apply

How to apply

When you’re ready to apply, you’ll need to do this via the UCAS Teacher Training site. Search for Achieve, by our postcode LE9 6PT (easiest) or UCAS course code.

Events for 2017-18

To find out more about Achieve with TELA teacher training, register to attend one of our Information Events:

  • Wednesday 29 November Primary Teacher Taster at Badgerbrook Primary (LE8 6zw) 1:30 – 3:30
  • Tuesday 5 December UCAS application support at Thomas Estley (LE9 6PT) 6 -7pm
  • Thursday 7 December Secondary Teacher Taster at Thomas Estley (LE9 6PT) 1:30 – 3:30
  • Tuesday 16 January information event at Countesthorpe Leysland (LE8 4HN) 6- 7:30pm
  • Thursday 18 January Primary Teacher Taster at Badgerbrook (LE8 6ZW) Primary 1:30 – 3:30pm
  • Saturday 27 January Teach Leics at Brookvale Groby (LE6 OFP) 10 – 12pm
  • Tuesday 20 March Information event at Redmoor Academy (LE10 0EP) 6 -7:30pm

Please register your interest for the above events by emailing confirming if you are interested in Primary or Secondary, or call us on 01455 283263 ext 3206 (Jo Robotham - Teaching School Administrator).