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Helping You to Qualified Teacher Status

The Merseyside, Cheshire & Greater Manchester Teacher Training Consortium is a registered educational charity covering the North West of England. It is an accredited provider and recommending body for Initial Teacher Training. As such, the Consortium is able to deliver – in partnership with schools – School Direct Employed Routes to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Our website is a “one-stop-shop” for Schools, Trainees & School Based / Quality Assurance Tutors – providing information, application guidance, support & resources ...

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Routes We Offer to QTS

Entry into Initial Teacher Training: The MC & GM TT Consortium currently offer, in partnership with schools, these routes to Qualified Teacher Status:

  >> School Direct (Salaried)
  >> School/Self-funded Employed
  >> Assessment Only

More information for candidates considering applying to schools working in partnership with the MC & GM TT Consortium can be found on the “Application Guidelines” pages.

School Direct Training Programme

School Direct Training Programme – Salaried 2016/17

The School Direct Salaried Initial Teacher Training Programme is an employed twelve month school based route to qualified teacher status (QTS).

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Information For Schools

The School Direct way of training teachers puts schools at the heart of the process, enabling them to have more of a say in the way that teachers are trained.

Schools also select the accredited provider of teacher training they want to work with.

Schools that wish to engage in the School Direct Employed routes to Qualified Teacher Status, by partnering with the MC GM & & TT Consortium, can find out more information here.

About Us

What do previous trainees think about the School Direct Salaried Programme?

Current Vacancies

We are no longer accepting applications for the funded School Direct Salaried programme for 2016/17. All of these positions have been filled.

We still have positions available for the School/Self-Funded programme, starting in September 2016/17.

More detailed information can be found under “Application Guidelines.”

Latest News

Our Latest News page keeps you up to date with what’s happening at the MC & GM TT Consortium.

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