Prospective Teachers

Teaching is one of the most stimulating and rewarding careers. Every day you will make a huge difference to the life of a child, inspiring them and opening up new worlds of knowledge. A graduate teacher can earn £27,000 in their first year, and quickly progress to senior management.

LSJS offer the chance to train as a Primary school teacher, Primary school teacher who can teach Jewish studies, Secondary school Jewish studies, Hebrew, French or Spanish teacher. Over the last decade the Jewish Teacher Training Partnership (run by LSJS) has trained over 500 teachers, many of whom are now in positions of senior leadership.

There are two training routes offered to potential teachers, School Direct and SCITT


Train on the job via either the Primary or Secondary Jewish school led School Direct programmes. Get a salary whilst you train. This is appropriate for those who are currently working in a school without QTS, TA's who wish to train as a teacher or anyone with 2 years work experience (in any field) looking for a career change.

Key Points:

  • Earn a salary whilst you train
  • Become a qualified  teacher in one year.
  • Train in high-performing schools.
  • Be taught by experts and school leaders.
Find out more about School Direct

For the experienced graduate teacher already working in a school there is the ability to gain QTS through a series of observations. More info about assessment only



(PGCE, Primary) – Primary school only

This is a 1 year PGCE which also leads to Qualified teacher status – you will combine sessions in Hendon as well as graduated in-school experience.

Key Points:

  • Become a qualified primary school teacher in one year.
  • Train in high-performing schools.
  • Be taught by experts on our Hendon campus.
  • Gain a PGCE as well as Qualified Teacher Status.
  • Gain credits towards a Masters degree
  • The opportunity to qualify as a Jewish Studies specialist (extra bursaries available for those who become Jewish studies teachers).
  • Become part of a graduate network including Headteachers, Jewish Studies Leaders & SENCOs.
  • Additional bursaries are available for those wishing
    to teach Jewish Studies

Find out more about SCITT


Here you will find vacancies in primary schools, secondary schools and private daycare nurseries as well as vacancies within a Jewish community organisation in the education sector. Go to Current Vacancies.


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