Be A Teacher

Yorkshire Wolds Teacher Training (YWTT) is rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted. It offers an exciting and innovative teacher training programme based in purpose built training facilities in the Teacher Development Centre at South Hunsley School in the East Riding of Yorkshire. YWTT is privileged to work with a partnership of over seventy schools, giving trainees the opportunity to work with exceptional teachers in a wide variety of educational settings across the region. Our programme is designed to prepare trainees to become highly effective teachers who will continue to develop thrive throughout their career. Many YWTT alumni have progressed to leadership positions in their schools, including deputy and assistant head teachers, pastoral leads and multi academy trust curriculum leads.

YWTT offers a bespoke and supportive training package which aims to meet the needs of each individual through weekly tutorials with your YWTT phase or subject lead in addition to your weekly meeting with your school based mentor. The thoughtfully sequenced curriculum allows trainees to develop their knowledge and skills through a blend of professional studies and subject specific sessions, complemented by a carefully integrated school based training programme.

Over 70 Training Schools

Yorkshire Wolds Teacher Training’s partnership is a diverse network of over 70 schools across the region, including outstanding secondary and primary schools.

We offer trainees opportunities to experience early years, post-16, special schools and alternative provision in rural, coastal and urban settings. Schools of differing sizes, with a variety of pupil population demographics give our trainees a diverse learning experience.

To achieve this, we are proud to also work in close partnership with the region’s Lead Providers:

Riding Forward
Josie Thirkell Institute of Education
The Consortium Academy Trust
Horizon Academy Trust

Undecided whether teaching is for you?

Try one or more of our Get into Teaching Experiences!

Our FREE pre-teacher training programmes give the opportunity for those interested in a career in teaching to experience what it’s like in the classroom before they decide to apply.

Choose from our unique experiences covering a range of areas in teaching. Each experience focuses on a theme which can support your application.

Where do I start?

For information about teacher training courses, how to apply, training facilities, answers to FAQs and much, much more, visit our website at