The application process

Follow our step-by-step guide to complete your application and read on to find out what to expect after you hit submit.

Pre-application: check you meet our eligibility criteria.

Eligibility form: complete our eligibility form. Please note this will be live on our ‘apply now‘ page shortly.

Online testing: 

  • Subject knowledge test
  •  Situational judgement test

Assessment day: this consists of a pre-prepared presentation and an interview with our recruitment team.

School assessment: you’ll visit your potential training school to deliver a short lesson and have an interview with a member of the senior leadership team.

Offer: congratulations! Your conditional place on the programme will be confirmed by the recruitment team.

HR checks: you’ll complete your new starter documentation. Ark Teacher Training is committed to safeguarding students in our schools so as part of this you will be asked to complete an enhanced DBS check.

Induction: your first steps into the classroom!

  • Tutor induction meeting
  • School orientation experience
  • Summer school