All School Direct trainees are required to undergo an enhanced DBS and checks against the Barred List BEFORE contracts are offered. On appointment all trainees are required to follow TBAP Safeguarding Policy at all times, any breach of policy will mean immediate removal from the training programme.

Initial Teacher Training

In 2017/18 TBAP TSA will have the exciting opportunity to recruit School Direct salaried and training places with The Pimlico London SCITT, accredited by UCL at The Institute of Education. To apply to train with a TBAP Multi Academy Trust placement please apply via UCAS using Training Provider Code 1FJ, The Bridge AP Academy. Please contact Head of Teaching School Alliance ( in advance of an application via UCAS to discuss the placements and training, and the demands of training on the job in an AP Academy. We are an exciting and supportive place to train and fully committed to 'Growing our Own' staff with 100% employment for trainees between 2013 and 2015.


TBAP TSA is no longer recruiting for September 2017.
Please check back here in the Autumn for 2018 vacancies.

English No
Maths No
Physics with Maths No
Physics No
Chemistry No
Biology No
Social Science No
Art No
Drama No
Music No
General Primary No

Those who successfully complete the Future Training programme will be awarded Qualified Teacher Status QTS) and a PGCE accredited by the Institute of Education at UCL. Please note that recruitment systems differ this year and that there are national caps on places, please apply early as we may have a vacancy but the National College may put a stop to recruiting in certain areas earlier than the end of the recruitment cycle.

What will the programme include?

Induction – Start as part of the TBAP Team with our September 2016 Annual Conference

Comprehensive Mentoring – Each student teacher is assigned a Subject Tutor and Subject Curriculum lead to mentor them through the year and ensure they meet the Teachers Standards.

Professional Studies Programme – delivered by external academics and expert teachers.

Individual Training Plan – built around your needs

AP Specific CPD – delivered by national experts within our field

Network of opportunities – and experiences within the AP sector

Links with mainstream – Primary and Secondary schools alongside other APs

Library Resources – at Pimlico Academy as well as IOE

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