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Returning to teaching

Returning to teaching

The Department for Education provide lots of information and support for teachers looking to return to the profession. There is extra support provided for particular subjects. Please see below for more information or follow this link to the Get Into Teaching - Return to Teaching page

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:

  • mentoring from an expert  
  • tailored classroom experience
  • training in curriculum changes and pedagogy