Teach East Manchester

Get into Teaching! Become a Primary School Teacher with Teach North West School Direct – Teach East Manchester hub.

We look beyond course completion. Join us for your teaching journey and make a difference. From Day One.

Train to teach in your local school, meet new friends and make a difference to local children.

Building on the successes of the Teach Bolton programme, from September 2021 we are excited to be delivering School Direct PGCE QTS route to trainee teachers from our Teach Merseyside campus.  School-based, you will train in local schools gaining valuable practical experience from Day One.

We have been involved in School Direct school-based teacher training with the University of Cumbria from its very first year and we are proud to celebrate a 100% employment record for Teach Bolton students completing the School Direct Programme. For us, this is what School Direct is all about.

Our personalised programme supports you to

Teaching is a career, not a course. We support you beyond completion. And we begin at Day One.

How do I find out more?

Book an appointment with our course leader to chat with us about your teaching journey.


Tel: 07739364322

Apply for September 2021 at UCAS Teacher Training

Provider Code: 14T   

Provider Name: Teach North West – Teach East Manchester Campus

Course Code: 2CXG

You then need to select your local campus.

Teach East Manchester – Campus Code B

Not in the Manchester area? We deliver School Direct teacher training in Bolton and Merseyside. Take a look:

Teach Bolton –  Campus Code ‘-‘

Teach Merseyside – Campus Code A

Why choose Teach East Manchester School Direct?

School Direct is a great pathway to become a teacher as you will be surrounded with expert support and guidance from your colleagues. Within our partnership schools you will meet newly qualified teachers, former School Direct trainees, National Leaders of Education, Specialist Leaders of Education and Outstanding teachers – all loaded with advice, support, experience and skills to kick start your teaching journey.

During your teacher training PGCE year, you will spent time in at least two placement schools. Our partnership of excellent primary schools enables you to experience a range of school settings with the added benefit of specialist subject teaching input from leading staff in the partnership. School Direct is the ideal opportunity to make your mark. You will build up teaching contacts throughout the year and form good impressions amongst your peers in readiness for that all important job interview, ready to secure your first teaching post as a Newly Qualified Teacher.

School Direct is a local initial teacher training model for local people. It offers a flexible alternative to a further year’s study away from home. Delivered in partnership with the University of Cumbria, the training comes to you, with all lectures and training taking place locally. The key features of our Teach East Manchester programme include:

Where are we?

Our lead school is St James CE Primary School.