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The Catholic Teaching Alliance (CTA) Blackburn are offering secondary teacher training in conjunction with the University of Cumbria. You will teach in local Catholic schools and be based in St Bede’s High School Blackburn.

Applications are now open for teacher training for September 2022 with the Catholic Teaching Alliance. Apply early to confirm your place.

We are looking for keen, enthusiastic people who hold a degree and who are interested in developing and teaching young people.

You must be supportive of the Catholic ethos of the schools. Limited places are available.

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If you are interested in teaching, you will need a degree at 2:2  or above and GCSE at grade C  in English Language and Mathematics. Sponsorships and bursaries are available for some subjects and we are offering 16 subjects at Secondary (11-16) level. Please visit the CTA website for more information or click the link below to apply. You can indicate Blackburn Campus on your application. We look forward to meeting you, for a brilliant career in teaching.

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The DFE are offering tax-free bursaries of £24,000 in chemistry, computing, mathematics, and physics. Scholarships worth £26,000 tax-free will be offered in partnership with professional bodies for chemistry, computing, mathematics, and physics.

We are also offering a £15,000 tax-free bursary in design & technology, geography, and languages, including ancient languages, and a £10,000 tax-free bursary for biology trainees.

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