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Primary Applications

Please make your applications as usual. We will then review and make a decision whether to invite you to interview. All interviews will take place remotely.

Secondary Applications

 Please make your applications as usual. We will then review and make a decision whether to invite you to interview. All interviews will take place remotely. 


All interviews will take place remotely. There will be a number of tasks to complete during the process to enable us to make an informed decision.

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 Achieve is the schools based teacher training arm of  the TELA teaching school alliance.

We provide primary and secondary school based teacher training.

We are an experienced provider working in teacher training for over 10 years and delivering our own schools direct courses since 2013.

We are strategic partners with the Leicestershire SCITT, and work in partnership with the  University of Leicester, Warwick University and Loughborough University – this means we have a say in how we work with our partners . It also gives our trainees choices in the structure and location of their teacher training.

We are a career long training provider and have a proven track record 

“The experience has made me the teacher I am today” Rosie (PE)

We offer layers of support from experienced mentors and working within high quality departments.

“A very supportive alliance. Talented staff with a passion to teach people how to teach” Megan (Drama)

We work with school leaders, outstanding practitioners and specialist leaders of education.

“The training sessions all felt relevant and pragmatic. As well as the content it was always great to meet up with other Achieve trainees” Anna (Chemistry)

We only train the teachers we want to teach within the alliance. Over 65% of our trainees get a job within the alliance with clear pathways for progression

Getting to experience a number of different schools during training was incredibly worthwhile” Jack (Maths)

Every lesson shapes a life ...



Achieve with TELA


 The Achieve with TELA School Direct programme is an established programme with a successful track record working in partnership with University of Leicester and other School Direct partners.

The course structure during your training year is split between three high quality teaching placements over two schools  with pedagogy training at the University and with School Direct partners. You will have the opportunity to visit schools from the School Direct Partners ; Learn-AT, Sparkenhoe and TELA to see pedagogy in action. During your school placement you will have an experienced and supportive mentor in school and cover teaching practice across the varied age ranges in primary.



Achieve with TELA


The Achieve with TELA is an established school based programme with a successful track record in Teacher Training working in partnership with Leicestershire Secondary SCITT.

  The course is tailored to your needs, while on your two main teaching placements you will have an experienced and supportive subject mentor in school. You will also gain experience with short placements in sixth form, SEN and primary. This approach allows you the time required to embed the theory learned into your practice and explore how an effective teacher utilises cognitive science, pedagogical teaching strategies and experience to refine their teaching


Achieve with TELA

Achieve with TELA

Achieve with TELA

We provide Schools Direct Initial Teacher Training in primary and secondary education. Working in partnership with the Leicestershire SCITT and three university partners : University of Leicester, Loughborough University, and Warwick University (depending on the course). All courses lead to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE).

 You will learn from current practicing teachers and University specialists. .You will develop your knowledge of how academic theory underpins your classroom practice . 

Our course structures cover the areas you need to feel completely prepared to enter your NQT classroom.  

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