School Direct partners

Each of the Nottingham Institute of Education's School Direct partners for 2017/18 are listed below, and links are provided to further information. See the full list of places available with each partner. If you have any queries regarding NTU's School Direct courses, please contact our Admissions Team by calling us on +44(0)115 848 4200.

Brunts Academy

Brunts Academy is a large academy in Mansfield with over 1,500 pupils. It is inclusive and provides an excellent opportunity for young people to reach their academic, social and cultural potential. Providing a campus-style environment, the academy has excellent general education, IT, science, sport and arts facilities, with its own theatre, dance and music studios.

Email: Luke Milner

Telephone: +44(0)7872 610 912

Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust

Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust is a multi-academy trust consisting of 30 primary, secondary and special academies in areas of socio-economic disadvantage across the East Midlands. Our aim is to provide opportunities for our pupils to grow both academically and socially, and to help them to develop into independent, caring and purposeful citizens. We are looking for passionate, resilient trainee teachers who share our ethos and can enable our pupils to reach their full potential.

Email: Theresa Ford 

Telephone: +44(0)115 748 3360 Ext 5094

Inspiring Leaders Teacher-Training

Inspiring Leaders Teacher-Training is a partnership of two Teaching School Alliances, Affinity TSA and Candleby Lane TSA. Their Primary School Centred Initial Teacher-Training (SCITT) offers quality placements across Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire to support you in achieving Qualified Teacher Status and a PGCE. At the end of your training year you will be guaranteed a job if you achieve a good or better grade against the teachers' standards.

Email: Inspiring Leaders Teacher Training

Telephone: +44(0)116 318 4066

Kirkby Primary Partnership

Kirkby Primary Partnership is a group of five primary schools in the Kirkby-in-Ashfield area of Nottinghamshire. The group have worked together for a number of years serving the community, and are now working in collaboration with Nottingham Trent University to recruit and train teachers through the Schools Direct teacher training programme.

Email: Mark Watson

Telephone: +44(0)1623 459 395

Minster Teaching School Alliance

The Minster Teaching School Alliance is a partnership of 60 schools across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire led by The Minster School in Southwell. The overarching aim of the alliance is that all students in all schools will benefit from the partners' shared commitment to work collaboratively. MTSA has an outstanding record in training and employing high-quality teachers at both primary and secondary level.

Email: Dave Boothroyd, Julie Naidu 

Telephone: +44(0)1636 817 344

Nottingham Catholic Teaching School Alliance

The Nottingham Catholic Teaching School Alliance is a partnership of fourteen schools in Nottingham City, Nottinghamshire, Leicester, Lincolnshire and Derby. Their purpose is to provide an inspiring and personalised education for all their students, enabling them to realise their full potential within a dynamic learning environment. Providing a high level of care and support for our trainees is part of our ethos. Our places are open to all applicants who share our values and are passionate about supporting the learning of our students.

Email: Vanessa Scott 

Telephone: +44(0)115 982 4280

Redhill Teaching School Alliance

The Redhill Teaching School Alliance is a cross-phase collaboration led by a number of outstanding institutions. The Redhill Academy - along with its strategic partners All Saints' Catholic Academy, Carlton Central Junior School, Carlton le Willows Academy, Carrington Primary School, Christ the King Catholic Voluntary Academy, Oak Field Special School, The Redhill Academy, Willow Farm Primary School, and Nottingham Trent University - is passionate about continuing to improve teaching and learning across and beyond our alliance, improving the lives of young people.

Email: Sarah Byrne, Sara Pierpoint

Telephone: +44(0)115 926 1481 Ext 198

Rutland Teaching School Alliance

The Rutland Teaching School Alliance is a partnership of outstanding providers ranging from primary schools through to higher education institutes. Their shared vision is to raise the achievement of all students within Rutland, and to respond effectively to the professional needs of staff locally and within the surrounding counties.

Email: John HarrisonNicola Tyers

Telephone: +44(0)1572 770 066

Shirebrook Academy

Shirebrook Academy is a National Teaching School providing outstanding education for students aged 11 to 18 in north-east Derbyshire. Our mission statement, "A community of inspiration, excellence and opportunities for all to grow", encapsulates our commitment to developing the next generation of teachers and leaders. We offer high-quality School Direct training with placements in the primary and secondary sector.

Email: Lindsay Ward 

Telephone: +44(0)1623 742 722

Trent Valley Teaching School Alliance

Trent Valley Teaching School Alliance is based at Tuxford Academy, a popular and successful school in rural Nottinghamshire north of Newark. The alliance has 35 school partners. Its aim is that all schools within the alliance and beyond will benefit from collaborative working, sharing strengths, and supporting development towards standards of excellence in all that they do.

Email: Serena SellickLiz Rew

Telephone: +44(0)1777 870 001