Our core requirements

Welcome to your application to the Teach First Leadership Development Programme. The below questions relate to our core eligibility requirements.

If you do not have the relevant GCSEs you will be able to provide information about your non-UK or equivalent qualifications later in the application process.

Do you have the right to remain and work in the UK for the duration of our Leadership Development Programme?

Please note that, if your application is successful, we will require you to prove that you have the right to remain and work in the UK for the duration of our summer training period and two-year Leadership Development Programme. Evidence must be provided before 30 April in the year you start our programme.

If you have any queries please email recruitment@teachfirst.org.uk.

Have you completed an Initial Teacher Training Programme?

What is your first degree classification (expected or obtained)?



Do you have a UK GCSE (or equivalent) grade C or above in maths and English Language?

You will be asked to provide details of your other GCSEs or equivalent qualifications when you start your application form.

Contact us

If you have any questions about our requirements, please contact us at recruitment@teachfirst.org.uk.