Tomorrow's teachers inspired by today's.

  • Who Are We?

    Welcome to Inspiring Leaders Teacher Training

    We are proud to offer aspirant teachers the chance to train with our Outstanding partners in Nottingham City, Nottinghamshire, Derby City, Derbyshire, Leicester City, Leicestershire and Rutland.
    We offer Primary and Secondary training programmes which are rooted in gaining school experience and offer both QTS and PGCE awards working with our University partners.

  • Our Partnership

    Outstanding Teacher Training

    Inspiring Leaders Teacher Training, is a partnership of Primary and Secondary schools across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire, working together to develop outstanding teachers. We offer an Ofsted rated 'OUTSTANDING' school direct training route into teaching, through our status as a SCITT. This route provides all trainees we a blend of school experience alongside an innovative and inspiring taught programme, leading to the award of QTS and a PGCE.

  • Applying to our programmes

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    The application window for 2021/22 is now open. Please visit our applying page to find out about process.

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  • Readiness For Teaching Event

    Readiness For Teaching Event 'The Science of Children's Learning' - 25.02.2021 - 4:00-5:00pm

    Our Readiness For Teaching programme is a series of short, informative sessions designed to prepare you for teaching and compensate for the lack of work experience available in schools due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Our first session will be focused on 'The Science of Children's Learning'.

    Our event takes place on 25.02.21, 4:00-5:00pm
    Click here to register your place.

  • Discovery Trust Event

    Discovery Trust Information Event - 02.03.21 - 5:00-6:30pm

    Are you based in or around Leicestershire, Leicester City or Rutland? Have you ever considered teaching primary? Would you like to know the benefits of a SCITT route into teaching? If so, why not come along and be inspired with helpful, friendly, and informative advice and find out more about what Discovery Trust and Inspiring Leaders Teacher Training can offer!

    If you have a passion to change lives and make a real difference, then Discovery Trust want to hear from you! Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to find out more.

    Our event takes place on 02.03.2021 at 5:00-6:30pm
    Click here to register your place.

  • Flying High Trust Event

    Flying High & 4Derbyshire Drop-in Q&A Event - 02.03.2021 - 1:00-5:00pm

    Drop in and meet with our Flying High and 4Derbyshire team who will happily answer any questions you have about the course and applying to train with us. So come and find out more about what we can offer you and your future career in the teaching profession - the best job in the world!

    If you have a passion to change lives and make a real difference, then FLying High Trust want to hear from you! Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to find out more.

    Our event takes place on 02.03.2021. Drop-in anytime between 1:00-5:00pm
    Click here to register your place.

  • Readiness For Teaching Event 'The Science of Children's Learning' - 25.02.2021 - 4:00-5:00pm
  • Discovery Trust Information Event - 02.03.21 - 5:00-6:30pm
  • Flying High & 4Derbyshire Drop-in Q&A Event - 02.03.2021 - 1:00-5:00pm