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Returning to teaching

Returning to teaching

The Department for Education (DfE) Return to Teaching programme

If you wish to return to teach languages, maths or physics, you could benefit from:

  • one-to-one support from a dedicated adviser, including help in assessing your readiness in returning to teach, and access to helpful resources to build your confidence
  • access to a subject specialist training course  
  • information on vacancies in your local area, help with your application and interview tips 

You could also receive tax-free financial support and be linked to a school for extra training to facilitate your return to teaching. Depending on your circumstances, you could benefit from:

  • a bursary of up to £600
  • mentoring from an expert  
  • tailored classroom experience
  • training in curriculum changes and pedagogy  

Further information

By registering with the DfE Return to Teaching you are indicating that you wish to receive support in returning to teach languages, maths or physics. Once you have registered, you will be contacted by one of our advisers to discuss your next steps.

Freephone 0800 389 2500 or visit the Return to Teaching page on the Get into Teaching