Mid Essex Initial Teacher Training

"Mid Essex ITT is an outstanding school-based Initial Teacher Training scheme" (Ofsted, October 2017). 

We will train you to teach at secondary school level and, after successfully completing the course, you will be awarded QTS and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) accredited by Anglia Ruskin University. We also offer both full time and part time options.  We have over 25 years of experience of teacher training and over 800 teachers have trained with us. We are unique in that all our training is run by experienced, practising teachers.

We are based at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form and have links with over 20 secondary schools around Essex.

Areas covered

Braintree, Billericay, Brentwood, Chelmsford, Coggeshall, Great Dunmow, Halstead, Hedingham, Hockley, Maldon, Shenfield

Core training in Braintree


Secondary 11-16 (in a range of subjects)

Secondary post-16 enhancement (available in some subjects)


School-Centred Initial Teacher Training (QTS + PGCE)

Salaried (QTS)

Assessment Only


* PGCE is with Anglia Ruskin University

Click here for an explanation of the different routes into teaching