Lincolnshire Teaching School Alliance

Entry Requirements

Applications are now Closed for September 2020, applications will be open in the Autumn for a September 2021 start.  Please keep checking our website and social media for further updates.


A UK Honours degree or equivalent, at a minimum of 2:2*.

For secondary teaching: in most cases at least 50% of the degree should be in the subject you wish to teach. Exceptions to this may be where you have an A level in the subject and the capacity to undertake a Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) course. Further details can be found here. 

*please contact us if you have a 3rd in your degree


  • All entrants have achieved a standard equivalent to a grade 4/grade C in GCSE English and mathematics.
  • All those who intend to teach pupils aged 3 to 11 additionally have achieved a standard equivalent to a grade 4/grade C in a GCSE science subject.

Safeguarding Checks

Before your training starts you will need to undergo the following safegurding checks:

  1. Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) including Children's Barred List check
  2. Prohibition from Teaching check
  3. Disqualification by Association check - Primary only
  4. Living and Working Abroad check
  5. Other safeguarding checks, where applicable

LTSA SCITT will give you full support in completing these checks once you had an offer of training.

The Priory Federation of Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  It expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service check) prior to commencement of employment.