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 the University of Greenwich.  We also offer both full time and part time options.  We have 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, Thundersley

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)

School Direct – Non-Salaried (QTS + PGCE)

School Direct – Salaried (QTS)

Assessment Only


* PGCE is with the University of Greenwich

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