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Return to Teaching

Return to Teaching

If you have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and are thinking of re-joining the teaching profession, Barnhill Community High School and the Lampton LWA SCITT provide a bespoke support package to meet your needs. 

Places are available in the following EBACC subjects:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science
  • Languages
  • History
  • Geography

Eligibility Criteria

For the purposes of this pilot, returning teachers are those that:

  • Have qualified teacher status (QTS).
  • Have QTLS and have a membership with the Education and Training Foundation (ETF).
  • Aren’t currently holding a permanent or fixed-term teaching post in a state-maintained or independent School or College in England.
  • Are not currently barred / banned from teaching and do not have a previous conviction (spent or unspent) that would prevent them from working with children.
  • Teachers who wish to return to teach part- or full-time, on a permanent or temporary basis.
  • Are qualified teachers that have previously worked in further education but are not currently working in the further education sector.
  • Qualified teachers that have previously worked in, or currently work in, higher education.
  • Teachers who have had a teaching post in the past (regardless of how long ago) and are now working outside of teaching.
  • Teachers that are not working at all (i.e. are parents / carers and / or are unemployed). However, this doesn’t include teachers returning from an official period of maternity or paternity leave as their leave will be part of their current employment contract.
  • Teachers who are currently supply teaching, but are not employed by, or have a contract with, a school.
  • Teachers who have previously taught, but not currently teaching, in the Primary sector.
  • Teachers who aren’t currently teaching but have previously taught in the independent sector.
  • Teachers who gained their QTS in England but are currently teaching outside of the UK or have taught overseas, and are planning to / have now returned to England to teach.
  • Teachers from overseas, as long as they are qualified to teach in England (i.e. have QTS).
  • Teachers that have been qualified for at least a year (excluding NQT’s) but have never taught.

For more information, please contact:

Sarah Roberts 

Assistant Headteacher 

T: 020 8839 0651