Maths & Physics Teacher Training Opportunities

Maths & Physics Teacher Training

If you think you could be a teacher of mathematics or physics to inspire, support and guide the next generation, SCITT at CHS could be the route into teaching for you.

Why CHS?

For the third year running (2023) CHS has officially been recognised as a regional hub for training senior school subject teachers through the NMAPS, National Mathematics and Physics SCITT (School Centred Initial Teacher Training).

The only school-centred provider delivering dedicated maths teacher training, CHS’s renewed accreditation follows another year of many highlights for its aspiring teachers, with 100% of our trainees have become full-time qualified teachers in the state sector.

Whilst trainees spend most of their time at CHS, building their confidence and experience, with weekly academic theory sessions to support their development, the School also works with partner schools across Manchester to develop high quality classroom-based teacher training.

Trainees work for six weeks in a contrasting second school to broaden their experience. The Kingsway School and Sale Grammar School are among the partner providers who offer complementary placements for our trainees. You can read more about working at CHS here.

At the end of the one year SCITT programme, trainees will receive Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), including credits towards a Masters qualification.


The NMAPS SCITT currently trains 3% of all Maths and Physics trainees in the UK and this figure is set to grow significantly with more applications through UCAS already this year.

The model for NMAPS, which is centred at Wycombe High School, hopes to have eight centres of excellence around the UK for September 2020, and now includes the new North and South Manchester Hub with Bolton School and CHS in the North West.


Applicants should have achieved / be currently working towards a 2:1 degree in Maths or Physics (or a Modern Languages related subject if applying for the SCITT at CHS Modern Languages offering).

Apply for the SCITT at CHS programme

Start your teacher training by applying for the SCITT at CHS programme now. Apply directly through the Department for Education website.

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