Salaried Teacher Training

A popular, successful and progressive pathway to achieving a PGCE with Masters credits and Qualified Teacher Status


They are made.


Premier Pathways is a cost-effective
2-year teacher training programme that offers flexibility of recruitment and
employment to ensure that schools, MATs and LAs are able to create a
sustainable pipeline of new teaching talent.

Participants begin as a TA, eventually
completing a PGCE with QTS, enabling them to become confident, capable


Premier Pathways is an innovative 2-year
teacher training programme for graduates seeking a salaried and comprehensive
route to a career in education. 

We know that two full years in a school
will enable you to become a confident teacher. Our network of supportive tutors
and mentors ensure that you graduate Premier Pathways as an outstanding and
highly capable practitioner.


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Teachers trained.

The Premier Pathways package of training represents the most comprehensive initial teacher education available.

Our unrivalled support for trainee teachers ensures their well being is paramount and our completion rate is significantly higher than other providers.

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    £15,600 (Y1 pro rata) - £22,237 (Y2) + PGCE with no tuition fees

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great teachers MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Transform the lives
of children from all backgrounds

We believe that every child deserves great teaching at school. That’s why Premier Pathways is used by a wide variety of schools across the entire spectrum of education provision.


Choose the right school that suits you. We won’t just place you anywhere.

You set the pace.

No intensive summer camps here. Premier Pathways professional learning is delivered over 2 years, at a steady pace.

A paid route to QTS.

Earn a great salary and gain a PGCE with no tuition fees.

High quality training.

Train with the University of Buckingham, the nation’s leading School of Education.

Develop your confidence.

Our diverse learning programme gives you the skills and knowledge to hit the ground running as an effective practitioner.

Popular and successful.

We’ve trained over 250 teachers across the country, all part of a new wave of teaching talent.

Who are we?

About us.

Premier Pathways is a collaboration of University of Buckingham’s School of Education and Oceanova, the preeminent thought leaders in talent management for schools.