Researchers in Schools

 Looking for a new challenge? 

Researchers in Schools is a unique route into teaching for PhD researchers.  

 This programme offers:  

  • 2 years of training, professional development and teaching experience allows you to learn on the job
  • One day per week off timetable to pursue the programme’s wider research aims
  • The opportunity to deliver subject and education-focused research and high impact interventions to boost attainment in schools and promote university access.
  • Opportunity to gain QTS through a structured programme of observation and classroom teaching with Bright Futures SCITT 

If your school is keen to host a RIS trainee, please contact – we have 4 excellent trainees in Science, English and MFL this year.


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