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Ark Teacher Training - transforming lives through education.

We believe every child, regardless of background, deserves access to a great education through running great schools - and training great teachers.

Ark Teacher Training is a one-year School Direct training programme. Complete your training year in an Ark primary or secondary school of YOUR choice. Our first school opened in London in 2006 and we now have 34 schools across 4 UK locations: London, Birmingham, Hastings and Portsmouth.

Graduate Programme

Ark Teacher Training is a one-year School Direct training programme. Complete your training year in an Ark primary or secondary school of YOUR choice. Our first school opened in London in 2006 and we now have 34 schools across 4 UK locations: London, Birmingham, Hastings and Portsmouth.

Why Ark Teacher Training?

- Earn an internationally recognised PGCE qualification, Qualified Teacher Status and 60 Masters' credits.
- 500 hours of face-to-face training, focusing on both theory and practice.
- Support from in-school coaches, a dedicated tutor and Ark's education experts throughout your training.
- Make a real difference in communities that need it the most - our schools are in areas facing social and economic challenges.
- Be part of one of the country's most successful and innovative academy networks.

Start a successful and rewarding career with Ark

100% of our recent trainees secured a teaching role after completing their training. We want you to stay and teach with us after your first year. Your training and professional development will continue long after your first year programmes throughout your career.

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