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Assessment Only

If you’re an experienced teacher with a degree, you can achieve qualified teacher status (QTS) without having to do any further training. Assessment Only allows you to demonstrate that you already meet all of the standards for QTS.

  • Salaried
  • Only available to those who have been teaching for a minimum of two years full time with full responsibility for planning, teaching and assessing.
  • Requires prior experience of two schools
  • Requires experience across a specified age phase: 3-7, 5-11, 11-16, 14-19
  • You must be employed as an unqualified teacher in a UK school
  • 12 week assessment period

Please note:

  • We do not currently accept applications from candidates who are working in schools outside of the UK.
  • If you are employed as a Cover Supervisor, Teaching Assistant or HLTA you do not meet the criteria for this route to QTS as you must be employed as an unqualified teacher.